Found April 18, 2013 on Steelers Depot:
Adam Schefter of ESPN reported on Thursday that Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Steve McLendon signed a three-year deal with a max value of $7.25 million that included $1.675 million signing bonus that will pay him $5 million in the first two years of the deal. We do not know the exact breakdown of the contract as of yet, but if the signing bonus number, and the two year take are indeed correct, that could mean McLendon receives a base salary of $1.325 million in 2013, $2 million in 2014 and $2.25 million in 2015. If the above numbers hold true, the 2013 cap hit for McLendon would be $1,883,333, Read more [...]

Steelers Free Agent NT Steve McLendon Visited With The Packers On Wednesday

Restrictive free agents have until Friday to sign their tender offers, and in an interesting development, Howard Balzer reports Wednesday via Twitter that Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Steve McLendon has visited with the Green Bay Packers today. McLendon, who was originally signed as an undrafted free agent out of Troy in 2009, was given an right of first refusal tender in the...

Steelers Have Very Few Options Should NT Steve McLendon Wind Up With The Packers

On Sunday, the Pittsburgh Steelers decide to match the one-year, $2.5 million offer sheet given to restricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders, and now that the Green Bay Packers have had restricted free agent nose tackle Steve McLendon in for a visit, all of the focus has shifted to his situation. I have already outlined what the Packers would have to give McLendon in...

Steelers NT Steve McLendon Official Contract Numbers

An agent friend has passed along the contract numbers of the three-year, $7.25 million contract signed Thursday by Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Steve McLendon and they are a little different from my original guess. McLendon's base salaries for all three years are as follows: 2013 $900,000, 2014 $2,425,000 2015 $2,250,000. The salary cap charges for McLendon in all three...

Packers Need To Offer NT Steve McLendon $2 Million Plus To Make It Tough For Steelers To Match

It was reported Wednesday evening that Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agent nose tackle Steve McLendon visited with the Green Bay Packers. While no offer sheet has been signed as of yet, the obvious question being asked, is how much could the Steelers afford to match. The Steelers currently have $742,760.00 in cap space at their disposal, and when added to the $1.323 million...

Packers rumors: Steelers’ Steve McLendon visits Green Bay

Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agent nose tackle Steve McLendon visited with the Green Bay Packers yesterday, according to Aaron Wilson of The Baltimore Sun. Former Steelers nose guard Steve McClendon visited the Green Bay Packers, per a league source — Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) April 17, 2013 The Packers have significant cap room remaining – even after signing...

McLendon Signing Has Major Draft Implications for Steelers

There were many people in the Steelers’ Nation that were close to a coronary earlier this week when it looked all too possible that nose tackle Steve McLendon could sign with the Green Bay Packers. I know I had a serious moment that probably reminded my wife of this classic scene to be sure but my cooler head has prevailed. The Steelers announced that McLendon had signed a three...

Steelers RFA Steve McLendon visits with the Packers

According to Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun, Steelers nose tackle Steve McLendon visited with the Packers.Former Steelers nose guard Steve McClendon visited the Green Bay Packers, per a league source— Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) April 17, 2013Since McLendon is a restricted free agent, the Packers can sign him to an offer sheet.  If the Steelers don’t match an offer, the...

Packers Meet With Steelers RFA NT Steve McLendon

Aaron Wilson reports that Steelers restricted free agent NT Steve McLendon met with the Packers on Wednesday. McClendon received a low tender of $1.323 million from the Steelers this offseason, so they’ll have the right of first refusal if McClendon were to sign an offer sheet with the Packers. Veteran NT Casey Hampton is still a free agent, which means the Steelers may have...

Steelers identify four DL prospects worth drafting

The Pittsburgh Steelers have eight picks in one of the franchises most important drafts, beginning with the 17th overall selection, and are not limiting themselves by selecting players based solely on the teams position needs. 

Clemson WR DeAndre Hopkins and Rutgers WR Mark Harrison had their hotel room trashed at the combine

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Clemson wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins and Rutgers wide receiver Mark Harrison had their hotel room trashed at the NFL scouting combine back in February.A trashed hotel room at Indy scouting combine that Yahoo reported on belonged to Clemson WR DeAndre Hopkins and Rutgers WR Mark Harrison.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 18, 2013This...

Prospects who trashed room ID'd

The two players who were staying in the hotel room that was trashed during the NFL Combine reportedly have been identified. Find out who allegedly did the dirty deed.

Cedric Benson reportedly drawing interest from teams

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, free agent running back Cedric Benson is drawing some interest from teams around the league.Free-agent RB Cedric Benson is getting closer to 100 percent — and he is on teams’…— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 18, 2013I would think that any team that’s at least looking for a short yardage back...

NFL Draft Notes: DeAndre Hopkins, Vikings, Jarvis Jones, Mike Mayock

DeAndre Hopkins ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Clemson WR DeAndre Hopkins and Rutgers WR Mark Harrison were responsible for the trashed hotel room at this year’s NFL Combine. Schefter adds that NFL sources are “convinced” that Harrison is “not responsible” for the trashed hotel room. Alex Marvez reports that a GM has informed him that Hopkins had left the room...
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