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Pittsburgh Steelers to Have a Pre-Draft Visit with Michigan State Cornerback Darqueze Dennard
March 29th, 2014 at 9:03 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers have more questions than answers in 2014. In many ways, that is a dream scenario, as there is really no wrong way for them to attack the draft. That is why there have been no real consensus name attached to them early in the process. ***PHOTO1*** One...

Pittsburgh Steelers to Meet with Cornerback Prospect Shaquille Richardson
March 28th, 2014 at 11:46 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers were linked to some cornerbacks during the early free agency period. However, after renegotiating their deal with veteran Ike Taylor, they have stayed away from the position. Although that has been the case with veterans, the Steelers are linked to a few as they enter the always-interesting...

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...

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 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 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 Could Look at Multiple Cornerbacks in the Draft
March 22nd, 2014 at 11:33 PM
Lost in the news of Jerricho Cotchery signing with the Carolina Panthers and the Pittsburgh Steelers signing Lance Moore was the fact that the team played host to an unrestricted free agent cornerback. Yes, the Chris Owens eventually decided to sign with the Kansas City Chiefs, his visit continues to...

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 Pre-Draft Visitor History (2009-2013)
March 18th, 2014 at 9:35 PM
With the NFL Draft on the horizon, it is time for parades of prospects to start making their way to facilities across the nation. Every year, teams and potential draft picks go through these motions with each NFL franchise allowed up to 30 visitors (not counting players from the local...

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 Seven Round Mock Draft
March 16th, 2014 at 9:49 PM
One of the best parts of the NFL off season is the NFL Draft. With this years event moved to May, it gives fans even more time to dissect the players and determine the right fit for their favorite franchise. With free agency in full swing, some draft pictures are...

Pittsburgh Steelers Reportedly Lose Emmanuel Sanders; Schedule Visit with Free Agent Running Back James Starks
March 15th, 2014 at 11:00 PM
On Saturday, Adam Schefter of ESPN tweeted that unrestricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders is expected to sign with the Denver Broncos. While the Pittsburgh Steelers were Longshot's to retain him, his signing could continue to drive up the cost of veteran Jerricho Cotchery. ***PHOTO1*** Even though the NFLPA...

Pittsburgh Steelers Sign Nose Tackle Cam Thomas
March 14th, 2014 at 2:32 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers have added depth to their bleeding defensive line. On Friday, the franchise inked their second unrestricted free agent, San Diego Chargers nose tackle Cam Thomas. ***PHOTO1*** According to his agent David Canter, Thomas has signed a two-year contract with the Steelers. At 6-4, 330-pounds, the former fifth-round...

Pittsburgh Steelers Lose One Free Agent; Schedule Visits with Two Defensive Linemen
March 13th, 2014 at 10:42 PM
On Thursday, the Pittsburgh Steelers watched two more of their players reach deals in other cities. While one, LaMarr Woodley, was released and was not expected back; there was an outside shot that defensive end Ziggy Hood could have returned. ***PHOTO1*** Hood may have become an option once Al Woods...

Pittsburgh Steelers Welcome Mike Mitchell; Bring Back Three Veterans
March 12th, 2014 at 11:21 PM
Wednesday was an active day for the Pittsburgh Steelers as they welcomed their newest member; safety Mike Mitchell, to the facility to finalize his 2014 cap friendly contract. It was also a day where they welcomed back some of their own. ***PHOTO1*** On Tuesday, few details emerged on Mitchell's contact...

Pittsburgh Steelers Sign Carolina Panthers Free Safety Mike Mitchell
March 11th, 2014 at 10:39 PM
On Tuesday, NFL teams commenced a feeding frenzy as the bell rang on the start of the annual free agent signing period. For fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers, this is usually just another day of the year; as the Steelers rarely venture into the waters until the frenzy has died...

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,...