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Browns Will Retain C Alex Mack After Deciding To Match Jaguars Offer Sheet

Center Alex Mack is staying in the AFC North as the Cleveland Browns have decided to match the offer sheet that he signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Browns wasted no time in showing how much they wanted to retain Mack as the center reportedly just signed the five-year, $42 million offer sheet with the […]

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Report: Steelers LB Jason Worilds Has Already Signed $9.754 Million Transition Tag

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Jason Worilds has already signed his $9,754,000 transition tag given him on Monday and that means the former second-round raft pick can’t entertain offers from other teams during free agency. Jason Worilds has signed his transition tag w/PIT worth $9.75M. No offer sheets can […]

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Steelers’ Bold Play Sends A Message To Worilds: ‘We Want You’

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ decision to utilize the oft-forgotten transition tag on former free-agent-to-be outside linebacker Jason Worilds was a bold move that I believe is a demonstration that the team has the ability to afford to keep him under reasonable circumstances. The team has already begun the process of renegotiating, restructuring, and terminating contracts in […]

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Speculating Why The Steelers Chose The Transition Tag Over The Franchise Tag For Jason Worilds

The Pittsburgh Steelers surprised several people on Monday when then used the transition tag on linebacker Jason Worilds, but now many of those same people are wondering why they didn’t just go all the way and use the franchise tag on him instead. I wish I had some poorly written good reasons as to why […]

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A Look At What The Steelers Are Betting Against By Transition Tagging LB Jason Worilds

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have placed the transition tag on linebacker Jason Worilds, they will have the right to match any offer sheet he should sign with another team. With that being said, what kind of contract structure would they potentially have a tough time matching? For starters, the Steelers use of the transition […]

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Signing Period For Transition Tagged Players Begins On March 22

One interesting aspect of the transition tag that was given on Monday to Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Jason Worilds is the signing period that comes along with it. According to the latest press release by the NFL, that signing period for transition tagged players begins at 4:00 p.m. ET on March 22. Players that were issued […]

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Breaking Down The Steelers Decision To Use The Transition Tag On LB Jason Worilds

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have decided to place the transition tag on outside linebacker Jason Worilds, we can further break down the decision and look at the overall big picture of things with one week to go until the start of free agency. First, the transition tag comes with a $9.754 million price tag […]

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Steelers Use Transition Tag On LB Jason Worilds

The Pittsburgh Steelers will not let outside linebacker Jason Worilds go without a fight as they have decided to use the transition tag on him. The transition tag comes with a $9.754 million cost associated with it and the Steelers must accommodate that number in their rule of 51 number at the start of 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 Gave Newly-Acquired Punter Zoltan Mesko A One-Year Contract

According to Pittsburgh Steelers Communications Coordinator Burt Lauten, the contract signed by punter Zoltan Mesko is for one year. Mesko will earn $630,000 in 2013 and will be an unrestricted free agent next offseason. The Steelers will take a wait and see approach with the former New England Patriots punter. Should he perform well this […]

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2010 NFL Franchise & Transition Tag Amounts

Below are the newly released amounts for the 2010 NFL Franchise tag and Transition tag for free agency which began today. The amounts are listed by position Franchise & Transition Tag Amounts Quarterback Franchise Tag $16.405 million Transition Tag $14.546 million Running Back Franchise Tag $8.156 million Transition Tag $7.151 million Wide Receiver Franchise Tag […]

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2009 NFL Franchise Tag & Transition Tender Amounts

The NFL Players Association has released the 2009 NFL Franchise/Transition tender amounts. NFL teams have from February 5th – 19th, 2009 to designate a player who would otherwise be an Unrestricted Free Agent on February 27 as a Franchise or Transition Player. Players designated a Franchise or Transition Player are guaranteed a one-year contract at […]

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