Found February 15, 2012 on Steelers Depot:
Onward we go with our player by player look at the Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Free Agents as we get closer to the beginning of the 2012 free agency period. I have finished my analysis on all of the Steelers restricted free agents and we now move forward to the unrestricted free agents. We will kick off the unrestricted group by taking a look at wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery. Player: Jerricho Cotchery Position: Wide Receiver Experience: 8 Years Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2011 Salary Cap Hit: $860,000.00 2011 Season Breakdown: Cotchery signed with the Steelers right as the Read more [...]

Steelers GM Kevin Colbert Says They Are Going To Protect Interest In Mike Wallace

Pittsburgh Steelers GM Kevin Colbert is continuing his media rounds this week and has granted several interviews as of late. On Thursday morning he talked to 105.9 The X and was asked again about the status of Hines Ward, Mike Wallace, Rashard Mendenhall and the hiring of Todd Haley. Below is the transcript of the interview and you can hear the full interview below. Re: Craziest...

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Former Jets player Jerricho Cotchery hopes Pittsburgh Steelers offer him a multiyear contract

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With All the Talk of Offense This Offseason, the Steelers’ Defense Wasn’t Perfect in 2011 Either

Since the final, pain-staking moments of the Pittsburgh Steelers 29-23 loss to the Denver Broncos in the AFC Wild-Card Playoffs well over a month ago much of he talk has been about the Steelers offense. Rightfully so I might add, but where has the talk about the defense been in what can only be described as a failed season in 2011? It’s hard to find fault with a defense that ranked...

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