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Steelers Again Have Opportunity To Give Life To Dead Money By Bringing Back Starks

If you have read Steelers Depot for some time now, and listened to our podcast, you know that I am in no way surprised that the Pittsburgh Steelers brought back tackle Max Starks today on a one-year deal. It wasn\’t a matter of if it would happen, only a matter of when, in my opinion. […]

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Steelers Still In Good Shape Salary Cap Wise For 2012 Season

NFL.com is having a look at the salary cap situation of each and every team in the league and on Tuesday they posted about the Pittsburgh Steelers. In the report they state that the Steelers adjusted cap number is $121.195 million. That number is derived by adding the $120,600,000 base 2012 salary cap figure to […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Salary Cap Credits, Theory Of 150 & Jaworski QB Rankings Episode

Season 2, Episode 123 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and get right into talking about the recent salary cap numbers offered up on NFL.com recently and how they could be deceiving if they do not include the veteran salary cap credits that the Pittsburgh Steelers will surely use again this […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Johnson, Suisham, Beachum, Hood & Flat Cap Episode

Season 2, Episode 120 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I get right to talking about the Pittsburgh Steelers decision to release quarterback Troy Smith on Monday and move forward with Jerrod Johnson as their fourth string quarterback heading into training camp. Does Johnson have a prayer at making the […]

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Examining The 2013 Flat Cap Projection As It Relates To The Steelers

Michael Lombardi wrote on Monday about how the 2013 salary cap is expected to remain flat just as it did in 2012. Lombardi goes on to state that organizations that have executed contracts with hefty increases for many players will have a tough time keeping these teams together. That is not a shocking revelation mind […]

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Steelers Sign 4th Round Draft Pick Alameda Ta\’amu

The Pittsburgh Steelers have their first member of the 2012 draft class under contract now as fourth round pick Alameda Ta\’amu has signed his four year contract. All draft picks must sign four year deals according to the new CBA. Prior to the new CBA being reached last year, the Steelers had previously made a […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Draft Pick Kelvin Beachum & Jon Linder Of WQAM Interviews Episode

Season 2, Episode 104 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I take a look first at the 2012 rookie pool for the Pittsburgh Steelers as it relates to the overall salary cap and the first contract for David DeCastro. We move on to discuss the Rosetta Stone comment made in regard […]

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Steelers Assigned $5.13 Million Rookie Pool For 2012 Draft Picks

The 2012 NFL draft is in the rear view mirror now and the Pittsburgh Steelers nine draft picks will translate into a $5.13 million 2012 rookie pool number that the team will work with to get all of their rookies signed within. The total value of the contracts for the rookies can\’t exceed $28.25 million. […]

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Report: Jerricho Cotchery Two Year Deal Worth $3 Million

Immediately after it was announced that the Pittsburgh Steelers had signed unrestricted free agent wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery to a two year deal I speculated on Twitter that I would be surprsiede if the contract totaled out over $3 million. Ed Bouchette tweets tonight that the deal does indeed total out at $3 million. Will […]

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Looking At The Borrowed 2012 Veteran Salary Cap Credits

I have received a few emails concerning the 2012 veteran salary cap credits and thought it would be a good night to post about it. Quite a few people seem to be under the impression that this year is the same as last year and that teams can apply (3) $1,000,0000 million credits on three […]

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Stevie Johnson Full Contract Numbers Now Out

On Monday I posted about the new contract that Buffalo Bills wide receiver Stevie Johnson received and warned against using the average per year of the total value of the contract as a measuring stick. I also warned that my projection of the first year cap hit and break down of the contract was a […]

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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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Explaining Salary Cap Dead Money

There have been quite a few questions in the comments about dead money in relation to the salary cap, so I wanted to dedicate a quick post to it. When a player receives a signing bonus, whether it be on a new contract or a restructure, that money is paid out immediately to the player. […]

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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 To Release Hines Ward

Steelers.com is reporting this afternoon that the Pittsburgh Steelers will be releasing veteran wide receiver Hines Ward prior to the start of the 2012 NFL calendar which is a week from Tuesday. It has long been speculated following the end of the 2011 season that Ward would not be retained in 2012. Steelers President Art […]

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Pittsburgh\’s Running Back Situation May Need Revisiting

By Christina Rivers Last week, I posted an article about Rashard Mendenhall\’s unfortunate position within the Pittsburgh Steelers organization that took quite a bit of heat.  While pointing out that Mendenhall was sometimes viewed by fans as not having the team\’s best interests at heart and the fact that he\’d been criticized for public comments, […]

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