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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…



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Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 Free Agents Analysis – P Mat McBriar – Unrestricted

By Matthew Marczi Player: Mat McBriar Position: Punter Experience: 10 Years Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2013 Salary Cap Hit: $293,824 2013 Season Breakdown: The Pittsburgh Steelers wanted to upgrade their punting position over second-year undrafted free agent Drew Butler, so when Butler beat out veteran Brian Moorman during the preseason,…






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Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 Free Agents Analysis – RB LaRod Stephens-Howling – Unrestricted

By Matthew Marczi Player: LaRod Stephens-Howling Position: Running Back Experience: 5 Years Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2013 Salary Cap Hit: $620,000 2013 Season Breakdown: Many are quick to point out that the loss of Maurkice Pouncey in the first week of the season forced the Pittsburgh Steelers to rethink what…


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Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 Free Agents Analysis – WR Plaxico Burress – Unrestricted

By Matthew Marczi Player: Plaxico Burress Position: Wide Receiver Experience: 12 Years Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2013 Salary Cap Hit: $620,000 2013 Season Breakdown: When Plaxico Burress was first released from prison in 2011, the Pittsburgh Steelers were interested in bringing him back, but he instead signed with the New…


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Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 Free Agents Analysis – DE-NT – Al Woods – Unrestricted

By Matthew Marczi Player: Al Woods Position: Defensive End/Nose Tackle Experience: 4 Years Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2013 Salary Cap Hit: $630,000 2013 Season Breakdown: Even though the Pittsburgh Steelers were reportedly interested in Al Woods in the 2010 NFL Draft, it wasn’t until later that season when the New…


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Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 Free Agents Analysis – RB Felix Jones – Unrestricted

By Matthew Marczi Player: Felix Jones Position: Running Back Experience: 6 Years Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2013 Salary Cap Hit: $587,500 2013 Season Breakdown: The 2013 season was one that was rather non-descript and uneventful for Felix Jones, the former first-round running back of the Dallas Cowboys. The Pittsburgh Steelers…


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Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 Free Agents Analysis – LB Stevenson Sylvester – Unrestricted

By Matthew Marczi Player: Stevenson Sylvester Position: Inside Linebacker Experience: 4 Years Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2013 Salary Cap Hit: $444,706 2013 Season Breakdown: In the weeks leading up to training camp, Pittsburgh Steelers linebackers coach Keith Butler actually spoke highly of Stevenson Sylvester, a fourth-year inside linebacker with a…


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Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 Free Agents Analysis – S Will Allen – Unrestricted

By Matthew Marczi Player: Will Allen Position: Safety Experience: 10 Years Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2013 Salary Cap Hit: $592,941 2013 Season Breakdown: The only reason Will Allen left the Pittsburgh Steelers is because, like quarterback Byron Leftwich years before, another team was willing to give him an opportunity to…


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Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 Free Agents Analysis – C-G Cody Wallace – Unrestricted

By Matthew Marczi Player: Cody Wallace Position: Interior Lineman Experience: 6 Years Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2013 Salary Cap Hit: $630,000 2013 Season Breakdown: It was a surprise, at least to me, when the Pittsburgh Steelers released interior lineman John Malecki in order to sign Cody Wallace, another reserve guard…


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Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 Free Agents Analysis – C-G Fernando Velasco – Unrestricted

By Matthew Marczi Player: Fernando Velasco Position: Interior Lineman Experience: 5 Years Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2013 Salary Cap Hit: $522,353 2013 Season Breakdown: We all already know by now the story of Fernando Velasco and how he eventually wound up in Pittsburgh. He helped stabilize a Pittsburgh Steelers offensive…