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Kelvin Beachum Earns a Hefty Bonus from the NFL Performance-Based Pay Program
March 25th, 2014 at 10:13 PM
While many of the Pittsburgh Steelers front office personnel continued to take part in the owners' meetings, one of of their players received a bump in salary. Offensive tackle Kelvin Beachum, who came in and stabilized the offensive line, saw a significant bump in pay from the Performance-Based Pay program....

Pittsburgh Steelers Awarded Three Compensation Selections in the 2014 NFL Draft
March 24th, 2014 at 8:42 PM
One of the items released by the NFL Monday at the owners meetings was the complete list of compensation selections for the 2014 NFL Draft. This year, the league awarded 32 selections to 13 franchises, who took significant hits during free agency in the previous season.***PHOTO1***As many fans in Pittsburgh...

Pittsburgh Steelers Add Lance Moore and Michael Palmer
March 21st, 2014 at 9:37 PM
One day after the Pittsburgh Steelers lost wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery to the Carolina Panthers, the team moved to sign a veteran receiver of their own. By the early afternoon, they accomplished that and more with the signing off two unrestricted free agents, wide receiver Lance Moore and tight end...

Pittsburgh Steelers Lose Wide Receiver Jerricho Cotchery to the Carolina Panthers
March 20th, 2014 at 9:49 PM
While many fans were busy dissecting the possibilities of former Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew signing with the Pittsburgh Steelers, there was a potential road block lurking on the horizon. While the former Pro Bowl running back did spend multiple at team facilities, finalizing a deal was set to...

Pittsburgh Steelers Re-sign Guy Whimper; Prepare to Meet Lance Moore
March 17th, 2014 at 9:59 PM
One week into the free agent signing period, the Pittsburgh Steelers have been surprisingly active. While, as usual, they gave seen some players leave, this year they have actually added at least one potential starter. However, there is still work to do. ***PHOTO1*** On Monday, the team re-signed offensive guard/tackle...

Pittsburgh Steelers to Clear More Cap Space by Releasing LaMarr Woodley and Restructuring Ike Taylor
March 10th, 2014 at 8:59 PM
On Monday, the Pittsburgh Steelers were pre-free agency roster moves. In the process, they seemed to have finished tweaking their salary cap, at least for the moment.***PHOTO1*** The first move was almost a foregone conclusion; they released linebacker LaMarr Woodley, designating him a June 1 cut for cap purposes. This...

Pittsburgh Steelers Restructure Antonio Brown to Meet NFL Salary Cap
March 7th, 2014 at 10:35 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers spent most of the week maneuvering to get under the 2014 NFL salary cap. On Friday, they finished the process. However, the way they accomplished it was different than what many expected.   ***PHOTO1*** While many expected the release of LaMarr Woodley or the reworking of Ike...

Pittsburgh Steelers Make Roster Moves to Free Salary Cap Space
March 5th, 2014 at 9:51 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers had busy day on Wednesday as the team made multiple roster moves to meet the leagues salary cap. In the process, they trimmed over $10 million from their 2014 Cap. ***PHOTO1*** The day started with word of two contact extensions to fan favorites, tight end Heath Miller...

Jason Worilds Signs His $9.754 Million Transition Tender
March 4th, 2014 at 9:55 PM
On Monday, news broke that the Pittsburgh Steelers had placed the transition tag designation on outside linebacker Jason Worilds. On Tuesday, that situation came to an unexpected end when he signed the offer sheet. ***PHOTO1*** According CBS Sports NFL insider Jason La Canfora,  Worilds bypassed the chance to test the...

Pittsburgh Steelers Reportedly Open Cap Space by Reworking Tight Heath Miller’s Contract
March 3rd, 2014 at 10:30 PM
On Monday, the biggest news to come from the team facility was the decision to use the transition tag on linebacker Jason Worilds. However, the Pittsburgh Steelers were also busy clearing some salary cap space to make this and some other moves possible.***PHOTO1*** According to NFL Network's insider Ian Rapoport,...

Pittsburgh Steelers GM Kevin Colbert Opens Combine by Meeting the Media
February 20th, 2014 at 10:32 PM
The NFL Combine kicked off Thursday and Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert was one of the first front office personnel to meet the press. While as usual he said very little that was groundbreaking, he did confirm some things many fans expected. ***PHOTO1*** First of all, he reiterated that...

Pittsburgh Steelers Host Free Agent Safety Louis Delmas
February 17th, 2014 at 10:56 PM
It would be hard to imagine the Pittsburgh Steelers signing an available free agent at any point this week. However, that did not stop them from hosting one of the best on the open market. ***PHOTO1*** Monday, the Steelers spent part of the day visiting with former Detroit Lions safety...

Pittsburgh Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert Confident Team Will Easily Open Salary Cap Space
February 13th, 2014 at 9:14 PM
With the weather for most of the East Coast a mess, NFL fans across the region will have a chance to explore their teams off-season plans. For fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers, the first thing they will have to explore is their salary cap mess, as according to general manager...

Pittsburgh Steelers Bring Back Joey Porter as a Defensive Assistant
February 11th, 2014 at 10:17 PM
As the league calendar hits a lull, with two weeks until the NFL Combine, things for these most part have been quiet at the Pittsburgh Steelers facilities. That all changed on Tuesday, as the team made another addition to their coaching staff. ***PHOTO1*** After a seven-year absence, the Steelers brought...

Pittsburgh Steelers Great Jerome Bettis Again Passed Over in Hall of Fame Vote
February 1st, 2014 at 10:27 PM
The Pro Hall of Fame has finally announced the class of 2014. For some, their selection was long overdue, and for others, the wait will continue for at least one more year. Unfortunately, the latter is the case for Pittsburgh Steelers great Jerome Bettis, who was again passed over for...

Pittsburgh Steelers Sign Wide Receiver Danny Coale to a Reserve/Futures Contract
January 30th, 2014 at 10:27 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers continue to be active this off-season adding potential depth to their roster. On Tuesday, as talk a around the city focused on Kirby Wilson, the team quietly added another wide out to the mix.***PHOTO1***The Steelers continue you build depth at the wide receiver position in 2014, a...

Pittsburgh Steelers Hire James Saxon as New Running Backs Coach
January 28th, 2014 at 10:17 PM
After a deliberate search to find their next offensive line coach after firing Jack Bicknell Jr, the Pittsburgh Steelers did not take the same approach in filling their latest opening. On Tuesday, head coach Mike Tomlin found his man from an ironic location.***PHOTO1***Just days after former running backs coach Kirby...

Pittsburgh Steelers Lose Kirby Wilson to the Minnesota Vikings
January 25th, 2014 at 8:32 PM
Less than a week since being announced as a candidate for the open Baltimore Ravens offensive coordinator position, Pittsburgh Steelers running backs coach Kirby Wilson is on the move. While he is not the new coordinator in Baltimore, his new job does come as a bit of a surprise.***PHOTO1*** Once...

Pittsburgh Steelers Appear Likely to Retain Omar Khan in Their Front Office
January 24th, 2014 at 8:35 PM
It seems almost a right of passage every offseason, the Pittsburgh Steelers are up against the salary cap, and Director of Football and Business Administration Omar Khan is courted by perspective employers as a potential General Manager candidate. Unfortunately, he has not been able to reach the NFL front office...

Pittsburgh Steelers Hire Former Tennessee Titans Head Coach Mike Munchak as Offensive Line Coach
January 23rd, 2014 at 9:55 PM
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin made what could possibly be the most important hire of his tenure when he signed Mike Munchak to be the new offensive line coach. In the process, the team added one more former NFL head coach to their seasoned staff.***PHOTO1***For Munchak, signing with the...