Tagged: ‘restricted free agent’

Pittsburgh Steelers Re-Sign Restricted Free Agent Steve McLendon to a Three-Year Contract
April 18th, 2013 at 10:09 PM
Just one day after news broke that restricted free agent nose tackle Steve McLendon took a visit to Wisconsin to spend time with the Green Bay Packers, the Pittsburgh Steelers took a proactive stance. Potentially fearing a replay of the Emmanuel Sanders situation, the team reached an agreement for a...

Pittsburgh Steelers Match the New England Patriot Offer Sheet, Retain Wide Receiver Emmanuel Sanders
April 14th, 2013 at 9:30 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers will have Emmanuel Sanders in their receiving corps in 2013. Hours before the official deadline, the Steelers matched the $2.5 million offer sheet that the restricted free agent wide out had signed with the New England Patriots.***PHOTO1***The potential outcome of this decision had been debated all week...

Pittsburgh Steelers Wide Receiver Signs Restricted Free Agent Offer Sheet with the New England Patriots
April 10th, 2013 at 9:00 PM
Wednesday finally saw the Pittsburgh Steelers receive an answer to a question that has been simmering on the back burner since early in the NFL free agency period, would the New England Patriots actually sign wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders to an offer sheet. That answer was, yes! However, the offer...

Breaking Down the Pittsburgh Steelers Six Restricted Free Agents
January 17th, 2013 at 9:00 PM
As the offseason continues, it is clear that Pittsburgh Steelers fans are still in a haze after their team missed the playoffs. Of course, many will be ecstatic once the playoffs are over and the focus on 2013 truly can begin. This is not the case for general manager Kevin...

Pittsburgh Steelers Do not Intend on Reducing the $2.72 Million RFA Tender Given to Wide Receiver Mike Wallace
June 16th, 2012 at 9:20 PM
June 15th came and went and luckily, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace still has his $2.72 million tender on the table. Yes, as it has been well documented, according to the CBA, the Steelers could have slashed that offer tremendously (down to $577,000), but instead have shown the restricted...