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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…


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Contract Details For New Steelers DE Ricardo Mathews

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed defensive lineman Ricardo Mathews to a one-year contract last week and now that the deal has been filed with the NFLPA we know the specifics associated with it. Mathews’ one-year deal, as expected, totals out at $760,000 and he did not receive a signing bonus. This…


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NFLPA Expects 2016 Salary Cap To Be At Least $153 Million

As expected, the NFL salary cap will be going up once again in 2016. During his annual talk with the media on Thursday, NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith said he “conservatively” expects the recent trend of $10 million per-team increases to the salary cap to continue in 2016. NFLPA's DeMaurice…


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Steelers 2016 Salary Cap: Safety Contracts & Soon-To-Be Free Agents

It’s time to move forward with our position by position look at the Pittsburgh Steelers salary cap situation for 2016 being as the team as starting to wind down their 2015 season. We’ve already looked at the several position groups in this series and today we’ll turn our attention to the safety…


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Report: 2016 NFL Salary Cap Expected Between $147 And $155 million

The Pittsburgh Steelers currently have roughly just over $149 million in salary cap dollars committed for 2016 and judging by a Wednesday afternoon report by Jason Cole, that number lands right in between what the expected league-wide salary cap number is expected to be next season. Cole reports that NFL…


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Steelers 2016 Salary Cap: Tight End Contracts & Soon-To-Be Free Agents

It’s time to move forward with our position by position look at the Pittsburgh Steelers salary cap situation for 2016 being as the team is exiting from their bye week. We’ve already looked at the quarterback wide receiver position groups and today we will move forward with our look at…