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Category: ‘NFL Free Agency’

Pittsburgh Steelers Make Maurkice Pouncey the Highest Paid Center in the NFL
June 12th, 2014 at 11:32 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers made headlines on Thursday by extending one of their core performers to a multi-year contract. While many fans may have expected that deal to go to quarterback Ben Roethlisberger or outside linebacker Jason Worilds, they would have been wrong. Instead, it was center Maurkice Pouncey that was...

Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger Returns to OTAs; Team Makes a Roster Move at Wide Receiver
June 5th, 2014 at 9:32 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers saw a familiar face return to their OTAs on Wednesday as quarterback Ben Roethlisberger returned to team activities to work on the no-huddle offense. With Roethlisberger back, the only regular that was not available was safety Troy Polamalu. ***PHOTO1*** The Steelers also made a minor roster move...

Pittsburgh Steelers Undrafted Rookie Free Agent Profile: Mississippi Offensive Tackle Emmanuel McCray
June 1st, 2014 at 10:40 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers have had a quiet weekend as they prepare to wrap up their OTAs this week. With the additional salary cap space heading their way, it will be interesting to watch to see if they reach extensions with any of the players currently under contract. If they were,...

Pittsburgh Steelers Sign Shaquille Richardson; Make Two Roster Moves
May 29th, 2014 at 9:35 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers continued with their OTAs and made a couple of roster moves. The biggest news was reaching a four-year contract agreement with fifth round pick Shaquille Richardson. The Arizona cornerback had been in camp and working out with the team, now he can relax and focus on opening...

Pittsburgh Steelers Undrafted Rookie Free Agent Profile: Cincinnati Quarterback Brendon Kay
May 28th, 2014 at 8:43 PM
One of the biggest stories to come out of the Pittsburgh Steelers OTAs was the return of center Maurkice Pouncey to the field. While these were non-contact drills, the fact he is healthy enough to take reps eight months after injuring his ACL is a positive sign for 2014. ***PHOTO1***...

Pittsburgh Steelers Undrafted Rookie Free Agent Profile: Missouri Tight End Eric Waters
May 27th, 2014 at 10:13 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers Opened their OTAs on Tuesday by announcing that they had signed two more draft choices in offensive tackle Wesley Johnson and linebacker Jordan Zumwalt. More importantly, they made it through the session without injury. ***PHOTO1*** One of the players who was there was undrafted rookie free agent...

Pittsburgh Steelers Undrafted Rookie Free Agent Profile: Louisville Defensive Tackle Roy Philon
May 23rd, 2014 at 11:06 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers are in the middle of reworking their roster. As the offseason continues, they will also receive some salary cap relief on June 2, when linebacker LaMarr Woodley officially comes off the books. While they will need that money to finish signing draft picks, they could also look...

The Pittsburgh Steelers Must Say No to James Harrison and Santonio Holmes
May 22nd, 2014 at 10:53 PM
Fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers have been talking about the story that been floating around that former players James Harrison and Santonio Holmes would like to rejoin the franchise. For some fans, this is something Kevin Colbert, Mike Tomlin, and Art Rooney II have to do, that in some way...

Pittsburgh Steelers Undrafted Rookie Free Agent Profile: Stanford Defensive End Josh Mauro
May 20th, 2014 at 10:16 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers will have some interesting battles at multiple positions during training camp and their preseason tilts. One of the best places to watch may be the defensive line, where there are some young prospects that will be trying to make an impression. ***PHOTO1*** One prospect that could be...

Pittsburgh Steelers Undrafted Rookie Free Agent Profile: Wisconsin Defensive End Ethan Hemer
May 18th, 2014 at 10:37 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers completed their rookie minicamp on Sunday, with no big surprises. This is a great touch of news, as the team could not afford a season ending injury of any type at this stage of the preseason. ***PHOTO1*** The biggest news to come out, was the amount of...

Pittsburgh Steelers Undrafted Rookie Free Agent Profile: East Carolina Offensive Tackle Will Simmons
May 17th, 2014 at 9:16 PM
On Saturday, the Pittsburgh Steelers continued through their rookie minicamp. While some players were taking part fourth round selection Martavis Bryant was on the sideline after suffering a minor injury on Friday. With none of the draft choices signed, the Steelers (and other NFL franchises) will be extremely cautious with...

Pittsburgh Steelers Undrafted Rookie Free Agent Profile: UAB Offensive Tackle Kaycee Ike
May 16th, 2014 at 11:14 PM
Coming off consecutive 8-8 seasons, fans across the Pittsburgh area are starting to get antsy. For the Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 starts now  as the team expected select veterans and rookies to be in town for the annual rookie minicamp this weekend. ***PHOTO1*** While this is the first time coaches and...

Pittsburgh Steelers Undrafted Rookie Free Agent Profile: Youngstown State Offensive Guard Chris Elkins
May 15th, 2014 at 9:35 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers did to many fans surprise add some more young depth to their offensive line in the NFL Draft with the selection of Vanderbilt tackle Wesley Johnson. The team was not finished there, adding three more linemen as undrafted rookie free agents.***PHOTO1*** Youngstown state offensive guard Chris Elkins may...

Pittsburgh Steelers Add Veteran Punter Adam Podlesh to the Roster
April 15th, 2014 at 9:44 PM
Just when it appeared that the Pittsburgh Steelers were singularly focused on the NFL Draft, the franchise quietly made a roster move aimed at potentially improving their special teams. On Tuesday, the team finally inked a veteran punter to a one-year contract. ***PHOTO1***With only former undrafted rookie free agent Brad...

Pittsburgh Steelers Sign Wide Receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey
April 2nd, 2014 at 10:57 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers continued to play host to prospects. On Wednesday, two potential first-round targets came to town for pre-draft visits: Michigan State cornerback Darqueze Dennard and Notre Dame defensive end Stephon Tuitt. They also stayed busy on the free agency front while hosting these pre-draft visitors, as they inked...

Pittsburgh Steelers Sign Cornerback Brice McCain; Schedule Visit with Darrius Heyward-Bey
April 1st, 2014 at 8:18 PM
While many across the league believed the Pittsburgh Steelers were done making free agency moves until after the draft, the team had other ideas. On Tuesday, the team landed cornerback Brice McCain on a one-year league minimum contract.***PHOTO1*** McCain, who was released by the Houston Texans one season after signing...

Pittsburgh Steelers Sign Running Back LeGarrette Blount to a Two-Year Contract
March 28th, 2014 at 10:06 PM
What started out as a dismal Friday with news of running back Maurice Jones-Drew reaching an agreement with the Oakland Raiders, picked up in the afternoon as the Pittsburgh Steelers were able to land a veteran running back of their own. LeGarette Blount, who spent 2012 with the New England...

Pittsburgh Steelers Sign Unrestricted Free Agent Linebacker Arthur Moats
March 24th, 2014 at 10:07 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers continued to be somewhat active in the free agent market on Monday, although the heart of their brain trust was busy at the owners' meetings. While general manager Kevin Colbert and head coach Mike Tomlin were away, the team signed a veteran linebacker to a one-year contract.***PHOTO1***...

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...