Found July 27, 2012 on Steelers Depot:
The biggest questions that everyone has right now, is how much cap space do the Pittsburgh Steelers have after signing wide receiver Antonio Brown to a 5 year, $42.5 million extension today and do they still have enough cap space to sign restricted free agent Mike Wallace to a long-term deal? Let's start first with available cap space. As hard as it is to believe, Brown only ate up $1.7 million in cap space on Friday with his new deal. The new rule of 51 number sits currently at around $119,174,179.00 and that includes the new contracts of Brown and first round pick David DeCastro. That number Read more [...]

Brown signing could signal the end for Mike Wallace in Pittsburgh

Yesterday, it was reported that the Steelers had signed Antonio Brown to a five year, $42.5 million extension. The extension is a mixed bag of tricks for Steelers fans. It means they'll retain Brown's services beyond this season, but it also leaves little room for negotiations with Mike Wallace. Mike Wallace is set to make $2.7 million via his restricted free agent tender...

Pittsburgh Steelers extend WR Antonio Brown

The Steelers made a surprise move today by extending a wide receiver, but not the wide receiver many would have expected. With Mike Wallace still holding out and ownership refusing to negotiate with him until he reports, the Steelers turned their attention to Antonio Brown, who was set to be a restricted free agent, much like Wallace is now, next offseason. Brown was given 42.5 million...

GM: Steelers will not trade Wallace

The Pittsburgh Steelers will not consider trading holdout wide receiver Mike Wallace. "Mike Wallace is not available for trade," Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert told ESPN, responding to trade rumors surrounding the receiver. Mike Wallace failed to report to training camp Wednesday and the team reportedly has suspended long-term contract negotiations with him...

Antonio Brown signs extension in the midst of Wallace hold out

There has been many a worry this week about the wide receiver who was going to sign an extension with the Steelers.  Many were worried if Mike Wallace would sign his deal and report to camp on time.  That did not happen and the Steelers stopped negotiations with Wallace until he returned.  While Wallace was missing camp the other big receiver for the Steelers signed his extension...

“No way” the Steelers would franchise Mike Wallace in 2012?

After extending Antonio Brown earlier today, news came out that the Steelers would not be giving Mike Wallace an extension and that he would either have to play out the season on his restricted tender, roughly 2.7 million, or be traded. Some speculated that Wallace, if he signs his tender, would be franchised next offseason. However, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s Ed...

Pittsburgh Steelers Wide Receiver Gets A New Contract: It's Antonio Brown Not Mike Wallace

As humidity at the initial training camp practices reaches near-suffocating levels, things in Latrobe just became much stickier.   Wide receiver Mike Wallace has refused to sign his one-year tender as an unrestricted free agent. As training camp neared negotiations for a long-term deal began progressing, but when Wallace failed to report for training camp, the Steelers promptly...

Steelers Extend Brown's Contract

Mike Wallace apparently didn't want it, so the Steelers turned around and gave the big contract extension to Antonio Brown.

Pittsburgh Steelers: Mike Wallace Absent From Camp

As expected, wide receiver Mike Wallace is absent from the start of training camp with the Pittsburgh Steelers as he is yet to sign the lucrative new contract that he covets. Negotiations have been severed, and Pittsburgh's front office does not intend to resume talks until Wallace reports to camp. Talks were previously gaining momemtum, but Wallace's absence threw a wrench...

Antonio Brown Gets His Extension

Bobby Fischer. That is who I think of when I think of chess. Probably the most brilliant chess player ever. You’re probably thinking what does this even have to do with Antonio Brown? Well, when it comes to football and how to run an organization, the Steelers are the Bobby Fischer of the NFL. This [...]

2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Training Camp – Day Four Recap

Day four of training camp for the Pittsburgh Steelers is now behind us and below is recap of the day. Here is the running updates from the day as well. The day kicked of with a press conference to celebrate the signing of wide receiver Antonio Brown to a five-year extension that took place on Friday. Brown, his son, Mike Tomlin and Kevin Colbert all were present. This press conference...

Steelers’ Mike Wallace not available for trade?

After Antonio Brown signed an extension yesterday and the Steelers said they would no longer be discussing an extension with Mike Wallace, speculation picked up quickly that Wallace would be traded. According to ESPN’s Ed Werder, GM Kevin Colbert is denying that Wallace is available for trade. That may be true, but it may also be the Steelers trying to drum up a false report so...
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