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Report: Steelers RB Jonathan Dwyer Waste No Time Signing His Restricted Tender

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jonathan Dwyer is not taking any chances in free agency as the former sixth-round draft pick out of Georgia Tech has already signed his $1.323 million one-year restricted tender given to him over the weekend, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN on Twitter. An upset of today: Steelers RB Jonathan Dwyer […]

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Is Steve McLendon An Attractive Restricted Free Agent For Teams Switching To A 3-4?

The Pittsburgh Steelers will be assigning their restricted tenders offers in a few more weeks and restricted free agent nose tackle Steven McLendon certainly will be receiving one of them. While the former undrafted free agent out of Troy is most likely to receive the lowly right of first refusal tender in the amount of […]

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Steelers Will Most Likely Work On Extending WR Emmanuel Sanders Once He Is Tendered

The Pittsburgh Steelers currently have three wide receivers in the form of Antonio Brown, Jerricho Cotchery and David Gilreath under contract for the 2013 season as we inch ever so slowly towards the free agency signing period. Mike Wallace, an unrestricted free agent, will most likely be off to greener pastures by the end of […]

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Is Bruce Arians A Threat To Poach Away Steelers RB Isaac Redman During Restricted Free Agency?

Several teams are now just a few weeks into their offseason and there are still a few head-coaching spots left to be filled in addition. One of the candidates for the few remaining open jobs around the league is Indianapolis Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians, who of course was the offensive coordinator for the Pittsburgh […]

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Steelers Can\’t Fine Mike Wallace Should He Decide Not To Report On Time

I was asked by a reader today via email if the Pittsburgh Steelers will fine restricted free agent wide receiver Mike Wallace, should he not sign his tender and report to training camp later this month. The short answer is, no, and that is because they can\’t. Although Wallace was tendered as a restricted free […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking 2013 Free Agents, Antwaan Randle El, Sean Spence & More Episode

Season 2, Episode 124 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I start off this episode by going through some of the names and situations facing the potential 2013 free agents for the Pittsburgh Steelers, who are all entering their final season under contract in 2012. We move on to talk […]

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New News That There Is No New News With Mike Wallace

Adam Schefter of ESPN reported today that there was no news to report on Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace, who continues to refuse to sign his restricted free agent tender until he has to. Schefter said Tuesday on NFL Livethat it “may be awhile” before the Steelers see Wallace at the team facility, and […]

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Steelers Likely Won\’t Reduce Tender Offer To Mike Wallace On June 15th

The first rookie camp for the Pittsburgh Steelers is now in the books and next up is the first team OTA session that is scheduled to get rolling on May 22nd. That next session is when the rookies and veterans will all hit the field together in Pittsburgh. One player that is surely not to […]

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Steelers GM Kevin Colbert Likely To Address Mike Wallace Hold Out Rumors On Monday

Another day of repackaged news by ESPN on Sunday, as Adam Schefter reported earlier today that Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agent wide receiver Mike Wallace has told some within the Steelers organization that he does not plan to sign his first-round tender “until he has to”. Now this is according to sources mind you and […]

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420 Day – The Day Kevin Colbert Wins Restricted Free Agent Chicken Fight With Mike Wallace

420 day is here, and while I am pretty sure what that might mean to some of you, to me it means that Pittsburgh Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert has won his restricted free agent chicken fight with wide receiver Mike Wallace. In fact Colbert has now won six of those fights this offseason as […]

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Report: Doug Legursky Has Signed His One Year Restricted Tender

Scott Brown is reporting via Twitter that Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agent lineman Doug Legursky has signed his one year restricted tender offer of $1.26 million. Legursky is the third restricted free agent now to sign his tender as Ramon Foster and David Johnson have also signed theirs this past week. That leaves Ryan Mundy, […]

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Report: David Johnson Has Signed His One Year Restricted Tender Offer

Another Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agent has reported signed his restricted tender today. According to Howard Balzer of ESPN Radio in St. Louis, tight end David Johnson signed his one-year restricted tender that will earn him $1.26 million this upcoming season. Johnson was one of six restricted free agents tendered prior to the start of […]

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Report: Mike Wallace Prepared To Not Sign His Tender & Sit Out Offseason Workouts

Adam Schefter of ESPN reported Wednesday on NFL Live that Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agent wide receiver Mike Wallace has no plans to sign his one-year, $2.742 million tender. Schefter added that Wallace plans to sit out all of the Steelers offseason workouts until the two sides reach a long-term contract agreement. The restricted free […]

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Report: Ramon Foster Has Signed One Year Restricted Tender

Howard Balzer of ESPN Radio in St. Louis reports Thursday via Twitter that Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agent guard Ramon Foster has signed his one year restricted tender offer. Foster was one of six Steelers restricted free agents that were tendered one year contracts prior to the start of free agency. Foster was tendered at […]

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First Look At The Steelers 2013 Free Agents

I am already getting a few questions as to who the Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 free agents will be after the 2012 season, so I thought I would give you a quick peek at the players that are currently under contract and tendered as of right now. Of course the list of unrestricted players is likely […]

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No New Contract For Mike Wallace As 2012 Free Agency Period Begins

Despite my optimism that the Pittsburgh Steelers would reach a new contract agreement with wide receiver Mike Wallace before the start of the 2012 NFL free agency period, that seems not to be the case. At 4 p.m. eastern time today there was no news of a new deal so Wallace is now officially a […]

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Steelers Tender Six Of Seven Restricted Free Agents As Expected

As expected the Pittsburgh Steelers announced on Monday that they have made restricted tender offers to six of their seven restricted free agent players. Those restricted tenders were made to wide receiver Mike Wallace, cornerback Keenan Lewis, safety Ryan Mundy, tight end David Johnson, guard Doug Legursky and guard Ramon Foster. Tackle Jamon Meredith did […]

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Steelers Able To Tender Restricted Free Agents Without More Cuts Or Restructures Should They Choose

Mike Florio from Pro Football Talk posted the latest updated cap numbers of all 32 teams on Sunday and shows the Pittsburgh Steelers as being $10.5 million under the cap. Now in his post he says that those numbers reflect 2011 rollover cap space, which the Steelers will use, and franchise tags amounts, which the […]

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Report: 2012 Salary Cap Amount To Be Around $120.6 Million When Announced Monday

NFL Insider Jay Glazer reports Saturday night on Twitter that he is hearing that when the 2012 salary cap is set on Monday it\’ll be right around $120.6 million, which would make it $225,000 more than the 2011 cap number. Teams also should be able to roll over their remaining cap space from 2011 as […]

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Steelers Still Hold Strong Leverage With Mike Wallace

The franchise tag deadline came and went on Monday and as expected the Pittsburgh Steelers did not use the franchise tag on restricted free agent wide receiver Mike Wallace. Instead Wallace will be tendered at the first round level of around $2.74 million. For starters, the Steelers did not have the cap room available to […]

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Steelers GM Kevin Colbert Says Another Move Could Come Depending On Cap Number

The Pittsburgh Steelers were very busy last week as it was announced that wide receiver Hines Ward, defensive end Aaron Smith, linebacker James Farrior and guard Chris Kemoeatu were all having their contracts terminated and would not be back with the team in 2012. Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert and head coach Mike Tomlin sat […]

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New Stevie Johnson Contract Sets Floor For New Mike Wallace Contract

The Buffalo Bills have agreed to terms today with unrestricted free agent wide receiver Stevie Johnson on a new five-year, $36.25 million contract with $19.5 million guaranteed, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.com. With that contract now in place, we now have a solid starting point for what Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agent wide receiver […]

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Legursky & Foster Could Still Receive Chicken Tenders

Monday (correction that deadline is the 13th, not today) the deadline for restricted tenders to be issued around the league and while several eyes will be fixed on wide receiver Mike Wallace, and his expected first round tender, the Steelers two undrafted guards, Doug Legursky and Ramon Foster, will also be an interesting tender decision […]

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No Surprise Mike Wallace Will Get 1st Round Tender If Not Signed By March 5th

Adam Schefter of ESPN reported Thursday morning that the Pittsburgh Steelers will not use the franchise tag on restricted free agent Mike Wallace should they not get him signed to a new contract in the next few days. The news comes as no surprise as the Steelers do not have the cap room to accommodate […]

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Steelers Marching Towards The Tender Deadline

The 2012 NFL combine has come and gone and now the next key date on the 2012 NFL calendar for the Pittsburgh Steelers is March 5th, as that is the deadline for the restricted tenders and franchise tag to be issued. Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert told the media during his press conference at the […]

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Colbert Says The Steelers Hold The Cards In Regards To Mike Wallace

The second part of the interview that Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert gave to SiriusXM NFL Radio centered around wide receiver Mike Wallace and his upcoming restricted free agency. Colbert was asked first his thoughts on Wallace in regards to his future and Colbert answered that by saying, “Mike, I don\’t even think he […]

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