Salary Cap


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Initial Salary Cap Implications Of Matt Spaeth’s Release

The Pittsburgh Steelers released veteran tight end Matt Spaeth with the failed physical designation on Thursday after he couldn’t fully recover from offseason knee surgery. While it won’t be much, the Steelers will initially clear a little salary cap space as part of that release while we wait to see…


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Steelers 2016 Salary Cap Update Following Shaun Suisham Release

The Pittsburgh Steelers released veteran kicker Shaun Suisham on Friday with the “Failed Physical” designation and because that was a significant transaction, I will now pass along what the team’s salary cap picture looks like pending an injury protection benefit payout. First, let’s have a look at what the CBA…


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Steelers 2017 Salary Cap Picture Already Looks Very Pleasing

Last weekend I provided you a full update on the current salary cap status of the Pittsburgh Steelers after they had concluded signing all of this year’s draft picks. With that piece of business now out of the way, we can now start peeking ahead to what the team’s salary…


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Contract Details For Steelers DT Javon Hargrave

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed their third-round draft pick defensive tackle Javon Hargrave last week and I can now pass along the exact numbers for you courtesy of former NFL agent Joel Corry. According to Corry, the total amount of Hargraves’ four-year deal is $3,114,256 and that includes a $693,256 signing…


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Contract Details For Steelers CB Artie Burns

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed their first round draft pick cornerback Artie Burns last week and I can now pass along the exact numbers for you courtesy of former NFL agent Joel Corry. As expected, the total amount of Burns’ four-year deal is $9,590,984 and that includes a $5,175,260 signing bonus. Additionally,…


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Steelers 2016 Salary Cap Update Following Draft Pick Signings

As of Friday the Pittsburgh Steelers are now finished signing all of their 2016 draft class and with that I can provide you a full update on where the team sits salary cap wise ahead of their annual mandatory minicamp. Currently, the Steelers have 94 players under contract and that…


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Steelers Salary Cap: Contract Details For TE David Johnson

As expected, the one-year contract that tight end David Johnson signed earlier this week with the Pittsburgh Steelers was for the veteran minimum and he didn’t receive a signing bonus per the updated NFLPA salary cap report. While Johnson will receive a base salary in 2016 of $760,000, his salary…




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Steelers Salary Cap: Contract Details For QB Bruce Gradkowski

The Pittsburgh Steelers re-signed veteran quarterback Bruce Gradkowski to a one-year contract on Monday and as expected, the deal is one that qualifies for the Minimum Salary Benefit, judging by the NFLPA’s updated salary cap report for the team. Gradkowski will have a base salary in 2016 of $885,000 and…




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Steelers Salary Cap: Speculated Rookie Contract For CB Artie Burns

The Pittsburgh Steelers drafted Miami cornerback Artie Burns with the 25th overall selection in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft Thursday night and if you are curious about what his contract will ultimately look like, here are some details. The four-year deal Burns ultimately will sign should have a…


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Steelers 2016 Salary Cap Update Ahead Of The NFL Draft

With the 2016 NFL Draft set to get underway later on this evening, now is a perfect time to update you on the Pittsburgh Steelers salary cap situation. As of today, the NFLPA has the Steelers $3,574,520 under the cap and as you can see below, I have them $3,581,936 under the cap…