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A Look Ahead At The Steelers Potential Free Agents In 2015

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have finalized their initial 53 man roster for 2014, we an look ahead to the players that are currently scheduled to be free agents at the conclusion of the season. Unrestricted Free Agents: (10) Ike Taylor – While Taylor doesn’t sound like a player that could possibly be entering the […]

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A Look Ahead At The Steelers Potential Free Agents In 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers will kickoff their 2013 season Sunday at Heinz Field and unless any players receive contract extensions between now and then, the team will have 19 free agents at the end of season assuming all are still on the 53 man roster by then. Below is a quick recap of the players that […]

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Steelers Are Fine Cap Space Wise When It Comes To Retaining Their Restricted Free Agents

Every offseason you can count on the fear and the overreaction that the Pittsburgh Steelers will lose one of their restricted free agents to another team. That fear was put on overdrive a few weeks ago when wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders visited with the New England Patriots. While there is still a possibility that the […]

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Steelers Heavy Use Of The Restricted Free Agency As A Filtering System Ends This Off-season

The Pittsburgh Steelers had six restricted free agents this off-season and they tendered four of them as Emmanuel Sanders, Isaac Redman, Jonathan Dwyer and Steve McLendon were all issued tenders of $1.3 million. Stevenson Sylvester and Jeremy Kapinos were the two players that were not tendered. With those restricted tenders now in the books, it […]

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Report: Steelers Give Restricted Tenders To McLendon, Dwyer, Redman & Sanders

According to ESPN.com, the Pittsburgh Steelers issued their restricted tenders on Saturday. Running back Jonathan Dwyer, running back Isaac Redman, wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders and nose tackle Steve McLendon all received $1.323 million tenders. Dwyer and Sanders were issued original round tenders. That means the Steelers would receive compensation of a draft pick that corresponds […]

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One Week Left Before The Start Of The 2013 League Year

There is just one week to go now before the start of the 2013 league year. The Pittsburgh Steelers are already under the $123 million cap number with a current Rule of 51 number of roughly $121,065,372.66 after the signing of cornerback William Gay on Monday. That number includes the $1.4 million cap credit that […]

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Steelers Salary Cap: Don\’t Forget About Displacement When Considering Restricted Tenders

There has been a lot more discussion as of late about which of the Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agents may or may not be tendered over the course of the next few weeks and most of the concern seems to revolve around the cap space needed to do that. I still stand my prediction that […]

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2013 NFL Restricted Free Agent Tender Amounts Announced

Albert Breer of the NFL Network tweeted out the 2013 restricted tender amounts for the upcoming offseason as we move towards the start of free agency. The numbers, as expected, only increased by the minimum 5%, as per the CBA, which shows that the 2013 salary cap won\’t rise much in 2013. 2013 Restricted Free […]

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2013 Steelers Free Agency: 17 Unrestricted, 5 Restricted & 2 Exclusive Rights Free Agents

The Pittsburgh Steelers head into the offseason with several big decisions ahead of them as far as free agency and personnel goes. In total they will have 17 unrestricted free agents , 5 restricted free agents and 2 exclusive rights free agents. Cornerback Keenan Lewis and guard Ramon Foster will likely be considered the Steelers […]

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Steelers 2013 Salary Cap Numbers

PLEASE KEEP IN MIND THAT THIS POST WAS ORIGINALLY WRITTEN ON 12/25/12 Unfortunately it is that time of year that we need to start looking at the Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 salary cap situation. As we head into the final week of the 2012 season the Steelers currently have 37 players under contract for 2013 that […]

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Remembering The Tenders: Dennis Dixon Might Be Worth A 5th To Another Team

Last night I tweeted that everyone should keep in mind that the Steelers have (3) restricted free agent tenders and (1) exclusive rights free agent tender still pending with quarterback Dennis Dixon, tackle Tony Hills, safety Ryan Mundy and center Doug Legursky. I will now expand on that tweet and refresh your memory on what […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday June 15th – Rooney II Interview Edition

We have yet to hear back from Jordan Woy, the agent for wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders, but have no reason not to believe our contract report of 3 years, 2 million is not correct. (((Should be 1.8 million – Bad math and 3 years versus 4 years others received))). The picks just ahead of and […]

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