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Steelers GM Says They Are Going To Do Everything They Can To Keep Mike Wallace

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert addressed the media today at the 2012 NFL combine and of course he was asked about restricted free agent wide receiver Mike Wallace. Colbert said the Steelers were going to do everything that they can do to keep Wallace with the Steelers. He told the media today that Wallace […]

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Mike Wallace Sirius Radio Interview Was Classic Example Of Contract Talk Posturing

I had a feeling that it would not be too long before Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace chimed in on his pending free agency and he finally did today on SiriusXM NFL Radio. Was I surprised by the comments made by Wallace today during his interview with Adam Schein and Jim Miller? Absolutely not. […]

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Steelers Tender Contract To Free Agent Punter Jeremy Kapinos

The Pittsburgh Steelers have started tendering a few of their free agents as punter Jeremy Kapinos reports via his Twitter feed that he has received his one-year tender. He stated in the tweet that he is excited and preparing to be a Steeler for another year. Kapinos signed back with the Steelers in early November […]

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Mike Wallace Says He Has To Do What He Has To Do, But Says Both Sides Are Talking

Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agent Mike Wallace was interviewed by Adam Schein and Jim Miller on SiriusXM NFL Radio and was asked about several topics that included the change of offensive coordinators as well as his pending free agency situation. Wallace was asked if his mind wonders to thinking about the possibility of leaving the […]

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Why I Think A New Deal Will Be Reached With Mike Wallace Before March 5th

With the 2012 NFL combine getting started on Wednesday, I thought now would be the perfect time to give my gut feeling thoughts on what will happen with Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agent wide receiver Mike Wallace. I have talked extensively about the options the Steelers have in regards to placing a first round tender […]

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Fitting Mike Wallace Under The Steelers 2012 Salary Cap While Wearing Franchise Tag

Since my last post on Mike Wallace, as it relates to trying to protect him via free agency, I have had a few questions about how the Steelers can possibly fit Wallace underneath the cap by the start of the new league year if they indeed were to place the franchise tag of $9.4 million […]

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2012 NFL Calendar With Projected Franchise Tag & Restricted Tender Amounts

We are closing in on the 2012 NFL combine as well as the beginning stages of the 2012 free agency process as franchise tags can start to be handed out by teams starting on Monday. Below is the 2012 NFL offseason calender as well as the projected franchise tag and tender amounts for the upcoming […]

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Steelers To Protect Their Interest In Wallace, But Who From & How?

During the several interviews that Pittsburgh Steelers GM Kevin Colbert has given over the course of this week, the name of wide reciver Mike Wallace continues to pop up a lot in the questioning. Wallace of course is a restricted free agent, who at worst will receive a first round tender of around $2.742 million. […]

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Not Signing Own Unrestricted Free Agents Prior To Free Agency Is Nothing New For Steelers

Pittsburgh Steelers GM Kevin Colbert suggested on Monday that none of the team\’s remaining 10 unrestricted free agents will be re-signed before the free agency period begins on March 13th and while this news may sound out of the ordinary for some, it is really nothing out of the ordinary for them. The Steelers have […]

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Report: No More Poison Pills Per New CBA & How It Affects Mike Wallace

The threat of the Pittsburgh Steelers losing restricted free agent Mike Wallace to another team because of a poison pill included in an offer sheet seems to be no more as Mike Florio reports today that he has been informed that the ability of one team to sign another player to an offer sheet that […]

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Putting Franchise Tag On Mike Wallace Makes Most Sense For The Steelers

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace is currently a restricted free agent and team president Art Rooney II said in his 2011 season wrap up interview that signing Wallace to a long term contract would be a priority. The Steelers could just place a first round restrictive tender on Wallace, but that would not prevent […]

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Steelers 2012 Salary Cap Bone Still Has A Lot Of Meat Left On It

The Pittsburgh Steelers have already made a solid dent in the 2012 salary cap problems that they faced heading into the offseason, but there is still a lot of meat left on the bone that needs to be chewed off. The release of Bryant McFadden and Arnaz Battle on Wednesday, combined with the expected contract […]

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Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Free Agents Analysis: T Jamon Meredith

Onward we go with our player by player look at the Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Free Agents as I do a complete breakdown of their 2011 season and look ahead to their pending 2012 free agency situation. The post we finish out the Steelers restricted free agents with tackle Jamon Meredith. Please check out the links […]

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Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Free Agents Analysis: S Ryan Mundy

Continuing on with our player by player look at the Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Free Agents as do a complete breakdown of their 2011 season and look ahead to their pending 2012 free agency situation. The post we focus in on restricted free agent safety Ryan Mundy. Please check out the links at the bottom to […]

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Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Free Agents Analysis: FB/TE David Johnson

Onward we continue with our player by player look at the Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Free Agents as do a complete breakdown of their 2011 season and look ahead to their pending 2012 free agency situation. The post we focus in on restricted free agent fullback/tight end David Johnson. Please check out the links at the […]

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Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Free Agents Analysis: G Ramon Foster

Onward we go with our player by player look at the Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Free Agents. we are breaking them down one by one and look ahead to their pending 2012 free agency situation. The first part of this series I am focusing on the restricted free agents and this is the fourth player in […]

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Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Free Agents Analysis: G/C Doug Legursky

Onward we go with our player by player breakdown of the 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers free agents. We are still looking at the restricted group and next up is offensive lineman Doug Legursky. Player: Doug Legursky Position: Guard/Center Experience: 3 Years Free Agent Status: Restricted 2011 Salary Cap Hit: $525,000.00 2011 Season Breakdown: Legursky was a […]

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Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Free Agents Analysis: CB Keenan Lewis

We continue on with our player by player look at the Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Free Agents and do a complete breakdown of their 2011 season and look ahead to their pending 2012 free agency situation. I am focusing on the restricted free agents first and this is the second player in that series. In this […]

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Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Free Agents Analysis: WR Mike Wallace

It is time to have a player by player look at the Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Free Agents and do a complete breakdown of their 2011 season and look ahead to their pending 2012 free agency situation. I will start with the restricted free agents and then move on to the unrestricted and exclusive free agents. […]

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Looking At The Steelers 2012 Free Agents Heading Into The Offseason

The questions are rolling in about the Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 free agents so I threw together a quick rundown of the restricted, unrestricted and exclusive rights free agents as the Steelers head into the offseason. The 6 restricted free agents will all certainly be tendered with only Mike Wallace receiving a first round tender. The […]

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Steelers 2012 Free Agents

To finish up some housekeeping before the Steelers 2011 season gets underway, here is the list of Steelers players that will be free agents and whether or not they are restricted, unrestricted or exclusive rights free agents. All of these players are in the final year under contract in 2011. Exclusive free agents must accept […]

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Steelers Make Several Roster Moves

Now that the CBA has been ratified, the Steelers made several signings official and released several players for the needed roster spot. It was officially announced that cornerback William Gay, nose tackle Chris Hoke, running back Mewelde Moore and punter Daniel Sepulveda have all been re-signed to one-year deals as unrestricted free agents. Unrestricted tight […]

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Harrison & Keisel Agree To Restructure Contracts & Dennis Dixon Signs Tender

The news rolls on as Ed Bouchette now reports that linebacker James Harrison has agreed to restructure his contract to help the Steelers get under the salary cap. The Steelers are reportedly still trying to restructure a few more contracts in addition to Harrison and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. It was learned a short while ago […]

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Report: Dennis Dixon Will Sign One Year Tender

ESPN AFC North blogger James Walker is reporting that Steelers restricted free agent quarterback Dennis Dixon will sign his one-year restricted free-agent tender. The move is expected as early as today according to the report, which will allow Dixon to practice later this week. Dixon\’s agent Jeff Sperbeck said that the desire for a trade […]

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Dennis Dixon Wants Opportunity To Start & Would Welcome A Trade

Steelers restricted free agent quarterback Dennis Dixon has yet to sign is tender and his agent Jeff Sperbeck told ESPN that his client would prefer a chance to compete elsewhere rather than be a backup for the Steelers this year. “Dennis would love the opportunity to start,” Sperbeck said. “Yes, we would look forward to […]

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Steelers T Tony Hills Signs Restricted Tender Offer

Steelers tackle Tony Hills has signed his restricted free agent tender today according to a tweet by Mark Kaboly. The one year restricted tender is believed to be around $1.2 million and it includes no bonus. Hills probably knows he is on the wrong side of the bubble and that he he needs to get […]

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