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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 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...

Is This the Year the Pittsburgh Steelers Trade Down in the Draft?
March 9th, 2014 at 10:40 PM
Every offseason as the NFL Draft approaches and fans wonder what their teams are planning. Mock drafts are written projecting what players are to be selected, as well as what teams may pull off that draft day deal to move up and grab a coveted player, or trade back to...

Pittsburgh Steelers Reportedly Interested in Cornerback Alterraun Verner
March 9th, 2014 at 6:05 PM
With the NFL in the midst of their pre-free agency legalized tampering period, social media is full of some interesting tidbits. Of course, fans should temper their excitement when reading about these rumors, as the information (or misinformation) cannot be verified until the official signing period begins. ***PHOTO1***  On Saturday,...

Steelers 101 Joins the Rundown to Discuss the Pittsburgh Steelers and the NFL Draft
March 8th, 2014 at 9:46 PM
On Friday, Steelers 101 was invited to swing by The Rundown (rundown13.com) for the first of what should be a few pre and post draft conversations focusing on the Pittsburgh Steelers. During the interview, many different subjects came up, with the biggest being the overall need of depth across the...

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...

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 Use the Transition Tag on Jason Worilds
March 3rd, 2014 at 9:42 PM
Everyone across the NFL knew that the Pittsburgh Steelers are in a pinch at outside linebacker. On one hand, they have overpaid but often injured LaMarr Woodley and on the other, young but relatively unproven unrestricted free agent Jason Worilds. The decision they make at that position will likely shape...

Boost in NFL Salary Cap Should Help the Pittsburgh Steelers
March 2nd, 2014 at 9:41 PM
With the NFL Scouting Combine behind them, the Pittsburgh Steelers can turn their attention toward the free agency period. During this process, the team (and the league) received some great news; the salary cap with increase a lot more than expected.***PHOTO1*** According to NFL Insider Adam Schefter from ESPN, the...

Auburn Outside Linebacker Dee Ford Could Be an Interesting Prospect for the Pittsburgh Steelers
February 26th, 2014 at 10:37 PM
Looking at the Pittsburgh Steelers roster, they are truly in a tough spot at outside linebacker, the heart and soul of their 3-4 scheme. While it is unlikely they lose both LaMarr Woodley and Jason Worilds, stranger things have happened.***PHOTO1*** One prospect who could fit into the Steelers plans is...

Could the Pittsburgh Steelers Use Their Franchise Tag on Linebacker Jason Worilds?
February 25th, 2014 at 10:43 PM
With all of the news coming out of the NFL Combine, it is easy to overlook the fact that the free agency period starts in a mere two weeks. For the Pittsburgh Steelers, there is a lot of work to do and decisions to be made, with none more pressing...

Pittsburgh Steelers Meet with Three More Prospects at the NFL Combine
February 24th, 2014 at 10:51 PM
The NFL Combine is in full swing and reports linking players to team meetings continue to be leaked.  While much of the focus has shifted to the defensive side of the ball, the news of who the Pittsburgh Steelers have met with continues to be intriguing.***PHOTO1*** While many of the...

Could the Pittsburgh Steelers Actually Be a Player in Free Agency?
February 23rd, 2014 at 9:57 PM
With everyone caught up dissecting the different prospects at the NFL Combine, it is easy to miss some of the non-player related news that leaks out. One such nugget may be the salary cap, as John Clayton of ESPN reports that it could inch toward $132 million. ***PHOTO1***If that is...

Pittsburgh Steelers Linked to Six More Prospects at the NFL Combine
February 22nd, 2014 at 11:48 PM
The NFL Combine is in full swing and reports linking players to team meetings start to trickle out. On Friday, news cake out that the Pittsburgh Steelers were getting with one if the top running backs in Ka'Deem Carey, Saturday word linked them to six more prospects. ***PHOTO1*** to no...

Pittsburgh Steelers Meet with Arizona Running Back Ka’Deem Carey at NFL Combine
February 21st, 2014 at 11:05 PM
The NFL Combine is always prime for some interesting stories, as teams an meet with up to 60 prospects during the event. While this information means little, it can provide a touch of insight into their thinking. ***PHOTO1*** Unfortunately, for a team like the new Pittsburgh Steelers  with so many...

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...

NFL Combine Set to Overtake the Focus for the Pittsburgh Steelers
February 19th, 2014 at 10:01 PM
Now that the NFL Combine is upon us, it is time for Steelers_101 to start diving into NFL Draft mode. As we did last offseason, we plan to profile all visitors to the Pittsburgh Steelers complex, as well as focus on players that the team may be interested in. We...

Penn State Wide Receiver Allen Robinson Could Be Tall Wide-Out for Pittsburgh Steelers
February 16th, 2014 at 8:30 PM
As the Pittsburgh Steelers inch closer to the start of the free agency period, two things have become clear for their offense. Number one, wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders appears to be completely out of their plans and number two, the team expects to draft a tall receiver early on in...

Oklahoma State Cornerback Justin Gilbert Could Catch the Pittsburgh Steelers Eye at Number 15
February 15th, 2014 at 11:01 PM
Many fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers have been outspoken with their thoughts on what positions they believe to team should take in the 2014 NFL Draft. Defense, defense, defense, that is all they want, defense. In a perfect world it would be that easy. ***PHOTO1*** There is no doubt the...