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The Pittsburgh Steelers claimed former Alabama quarterback John Parker Wilson off waivers from the Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday.
Wilson originally signed with the Atlanta Falcons as an undrafted free agent in 2009. He spent three seasons in Atlanta and was waived prior to the start of the 2012 season.
Wilson was signed to the Jaguars practice squad in early September of last season. He bounced between their 53 man roster and practice squad in Jacksonville and ended the 2012 season on their 53 man roster. He was waived by the Jaguars on Wednesday.
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The Pittsburgh Steelers are expected to restructure the contract of linebacker LaMarr Woodley again this offseason despite his poor production in 2012. Assuming that restructure happens, it will show that the organization has confidence that Woodley will rebound in 2013.
General manager Kevin Colbert was asked about Woodley during his talk with the media last week at the NFL combine...
The Pittsburgh Steelers are not even through with their restructures this offseason and already there is concern about the damage that they are doing to 2014 and beyond by pushing forward more money. Fans go through this concern every year because most just don't understand the real numbers and what lies ahead. Thank God Omar Khan does.
Here is the 2014 big picture for you....
As expected, the Pittsburgh Steelers are continuing on with their contract restructures in an effort to get cap compliant by the March 12 deadline. On Tuesday it was reported that linebacker Lawrence Timmons restructured his contract and that move cleared $5,299,750 million in 2013 cap space.
Pro Football Talk reports Wednesday via Twitter that Antonio Brown has also restructured...
It has been a few weeks now since the Pittsburgh Steelers hired Richard Mann to be their new wide receivers coach to replace Scottie Montgomery, who left to return to Duke.
Bob Labriola of steelers.com recently talked to head coach Mike Tomlin on their way back from the NFL combine and he asked him what he liked about Mann.
"He’s just a football purist," said Tomlin...
As general manager Kevin Colbert rakes the coals to create more cap space, their highest priced player was next in line. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger re-worked his contract to help his cash strapped team. According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Roethlisberger has restructured his contract to create $6 million in cap space.
As expected, the Pittsburgh Steelers restructured the contract of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger on Thursday and the result of that now puts them under the estimated $123 million cap number.
Roethlisberger is believed to have had $9 million of his $11.6 million base salary turned into a signing bonus via the restructure which would clear $6 million in cap space for 2013.
On Thursday, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger stopped by the Southside to sign off on his contract restructure. During his visit he was asked about the state of the Steelers locker room following the comments made by a few Steelers players suggesting that the team is "fractured" after an anonymous teammate made negative comments about linebacker LaMarr...
In order to get under the salary cap, the Pittsburgh Steelers have been working on restructuring the contracts of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. They just finished redoing linebacker Lawrence Timmons’ contract today.
According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Steelers have also restructured wide receiver Antonio Browns contract.
#Steelers restructured WR Antonio Brown’s...
Former Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback William Gay signed a two-year contract last offseason with the Arizona Cardinals during the free agency signing period. He won't, however, see the second year of that deal as he was released on Friday as the Cardinals attempt to get under the salary cap.
Gay, who was an unrestricted free agent last offseason, was rumored to have turned...
The 2013 NFL combine is now behind us, and with the calendar now flipping over to March, the post combine pro day workouts have begun. Purdue and Texas-El Paso, where former Pittsburgh Steelers offensive line coach Sean Kugler now resides as the head coach, are the first two schools to hold their annual pro days. The complete schedule of the 2013 pro days, which you can see below...
Similar to what Tom Brady did for the Patriots earlier this week, Ben Roethlisberger freed up cap room for the Steelers by agreeing to restructure his contract.Fantasy Spin:Pittsburgh can use the extra money to re-sign free agent wideout Mike Wallace later this offseason. Roethlisberger racked up 26 touchdowns and 3,265 passing yards in 13 games in 2012.