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Jets G Willie Colon Has A Big-Ass Chip On His Shoulder After Being Released By The Steelers

Here is a report that we think we can trust. Rich Cimini of ESPN New York reports on Twitter Tuesday that former Pittsburgh Steelers guard Willie Colon, who signed a one-year deal with the New York Jets recently, is not too happy with the way that things went down with the Steelers. “I have no […]

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Coo-Coo-Ca-Choo, Alan Robinson – Steelers Future Cap Woes Not As Bad As You Show

On Tuesday, Alan Robinson of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review wrote an article that spells doom and gloom for the Pittsburgh Steelers salary cap situation, for not only this year, but the next few years as well. The narrative of Robinson \’s article revolves around the Steelers restructuring of contracts and how it prevents them from being […]

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Report: Former Steelers LB James Harrison Is The Coldest Name On The Market Right Now

Peter King of Sports Illustrated wrote in his latest Monday Morning Quarterback article that former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison is the coldest free agent of them all right now at the annual NFL owners\’ meetings that are currently going on out in Arizona. King says that he cannot find anyone admitting to being interested […]

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Math Of Khan – How The Steelers Trimmed Over $23.5 Million Off The 2013 Salary Cap

Over the course of the last several weeks Omar Khan has cleared $23,578,750 off of the Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 salary cap with just four contract restructures and one contract termination. Several months ago I laid out the course of action that Khan would take to clear around $20 million of cap space via four restructures. […]

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Jets Sign Former Steelers G Willie Colon To A One Year Contract

The Pittsburgh Steelers released veteran offensive lineman Willie Colon earlier in the week, but it didn\’t take him long to find work as Adam Shefter of ESPN reports via Twitter on Friday that the New York Jets have signed Colon to a one-year, $1.2 million contract. The signing could wind up being a bargain for the […]

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Flat Salary Cap In 2015 As Well? Art Rooney II Seems To Think So

We already know to expect a flat salary cap in 2014, but opinions seem to be mixed about what it will be in 2015 when the new television deal money starts kicking in. Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney II seems to think the next few years that the salary cap will not increase very much […]

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Steelers Continue Trend Of Shying Away From Second Contracts To Players Drafted After Third Round

On Thursday we found out that Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent cornerback Keenan Lewis will not be returning in 2013 after he signed a five year contract with the New Orleans Saints. When you look at the history of the Steelers under general manager Kevin Colbert, it\’s not too surprising that Lewis did not receive […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Signings, Free Agency, Salary Cap, & More Episode

Season 3, Episode 84 of The Terrible Podcast is up, and with co-host David Todd back in the saddle we recap everything that has gone on with the Pittsburgh Steelers over the course of the last week and that includes the first few days of free agency. We look at the release of Willie Colon […]

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Steelers Release G Willie Colon With Post June 1st Designation

The long awaited deed is finally done as it is now being reported that the Pittsburgh Steelers have released guard Willie Colon with a post June 1st designation. Colon was originally drafted by the Steelers in the fourth round of the 2006 NFL Draft out of Hofstra University and originally played right tackle until he […]

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Do The Steelers Still Have Room For CB Keenan Lewis?

The first day of free agency in the 2013 NFL league year has come and gone and Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent cornerback Keenan Lewis remains unsigned. Is that surprising? No, not really, considering how flooded the cornerback free agent market seems to be at this moment. Heading into Wednesday there hasn\’t even been any […]

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Report: Steelers Expected To Release G Willie Colon Wednesday With Post June 1st Designation

According to Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Pittsburgh Steelers are expected to release guard Willie Colon on Wednesday and designate him as a post June 1st release. The release, which I have speculated would happen for some time now, would clear $5.5 million in cap space come June 2. The Steelers would be […]

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Steelers Still Have Another Shoe Or Two Left To Drop

It\’s finally here. The 2013 league year begins at 4:00 p.m. EST today and the last two weeks have been very busy for the Pittsburgh Steelers, who restructured three contracts, issued four restricted tenders, signed cornerback William Gay and guard Ramon Foster to three year deals, and released linebacker James Harrison. That\’s quite a bit […]

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Steelers Heavy Use Of The Restricted Free Agency As A Filtering System Ends This Off-season

The Pittsburgh Steelers had six restricted free agents this off-season and they tendered four of them as Emmanuel Sanders, Isaac Redman, Jonathan Dwyer and Steve McLendon were all issued tenders of $1.3 million. Stevenson Sylvester and Jeremy Kapinos were the two players that were not tendered. With those restricted tenders now in the books, it […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Foster, Colon, Lewis With Mark Kaboly & UNLV Punter Chase Lansford Interview Episode

Season 3, Episode 83 of The Terrible Podcast is up, and with co-host David Todd in New York covering the Big East tournament, I am joined by Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review as we discuss the re-signing of guard Ramon Foster on Monday and what it likely means for guard Willie Colon moving forward. […]

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Steelers G Willie Colon Must Now Take A Pay Cut Or Be Released

While we still don\’t know the exact value of three-year contract signed by Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted guard Ramon Foster, it doesn\’t really matter as far as the future of guard Willie Colon with the team goes unless he takes a cut in pay. Colon, as I pointed out a few days ago, has been in […]

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Report: Steelers Sign Ramon Foster To Three-Year Contract

Surprise, surprise. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN.com, the Pittsburgh Steelers have managed to retain unrestricted free agent guard Ramon Foster prior to the start of the free agency signing period. The financial details aren\’t known as of yet, but Schefter reports the deal is for three years. Foster has been the Steelers most consistent […]

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Steelers 2013 Salary Cap: Post James Harrison Release & Restricted Tendering Update

The Saturday business moves for the Pittsburgh Steelers now appear to be in the books following the release of linebacker James Harrison and the restricted tendering of running back Jonathan Dwyer, running back Isaac Redman, wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders and nose tackle Steve McLendon. Although it hasn\’t been reported, running back Baron Batch and cornerback […]

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Report: Steelers Have Not Asked Willie Colon To Take Cut In Pay

It appears as if the Pittsburgh Steelers are not planning to do anything with the contract of guard Willie Colon. Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette  reported on Wednesday that Joe Linta, Colon\’s agent, says the Steelers have not asked for a reduction of the $5.5 million base salary that his client is scheduled to […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Free Agency, Wallace, Harrison Contract, Worilds, Lewis & More Episode

Season 3, Episode 82 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I talk about the upcoming free agent signing period and how good Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace must be feeling right now. We will tell you why. Restructure or pay cut for linebacker James Harrison? We go over the […]

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Report: Agent For Willie Colon Says Guard Hasn\’t Been Asked To Take Pay Cut

As the days click down to the start of the new league year date of March 12, the name of Pittsburgh Steelers guard Willie Colon will remain a talking point as he is one of a handful players that could possibly be released, restructured, or asked to take a cut in salary prior to the […]

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Steelers G Willie Colon Is Grinding And Waiting On The Word

Pittsburgh Steelers guard Willie Colon is a well talked about player this offseason. The starting left guard unfortunately ended the 2012 season on injured reserve after injuring his knee. That made three straight seasons that Colon has lost time due to injury and his time in Pittsburgh could very well come to an end as […]

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Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 Free Agents Analysis: C Doug Legursky – Unrestricted

The Pittsburgh Steelers offseason continues on and we will continue today with our breakdown of the free agents as we inch closer towards the start of free agency. Next up on the list of unrestricted free agents is center/guard Doug Legursky. Player: Doug Legursky Position: Center/Guard Experience: 4 Years Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2012 Salary […]

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History Tells Us Alabama G Chance Warmack Likely To Be Available At 17th Overall

NFL Network draft expert Mike Mayock was on the “The Rich Eisen Podcast” recently to discuss the upcoming draft prior to him leaving for the NFL combine and during his interview he raved about Alabama left guard Chance Warmack. “The best player I\’ve seen on tape is the guard from Alabama,” Chance Warmack, said Mayock. […]

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Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 Free Agents Analysis: G Ramon Foster – Unrestricted

The Pittsburgh Steelers offseason continues on and we will continue today with our breakdown of the free agents as we inch closer towards the start of free agency. Next up on the list of unrestricted free agents is guard Ramon Foster. Player: Ramon Foster Position: Guard Experience: 4 Years Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2012 Salary […]

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The Steelers 2005 March Massacre Worked Out Just Fine

Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette wrote Thursday on his blog about the impending “March Massacre” that could take place with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Bouchette added in his post that it could resemble the “bloodletting” of last offseason. Bloodletting is an interesting description for what when on last offseason as the Steelers really didn\’t lose […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Salary Cap, Rule Of 51, Player News & More Episode

Season 3, Episode 74 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I get busy talking about the current salary cap situation of the Pittsburgh Steelers as they inch closer towards the start of the new league year. We talk about the Rule of 51, the cap credits due the Steelers in […]

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