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The Steelers have interest in free agent running back Mike Tolbert but it's unclear how much for certain at this point. Nothing is set in stone for sure but it's a possibility nonetheless to explore amidst all the constant rehashing of old news that everyone seems enamored with these days. Talks broke down between Tolbert and the Chargers on Thursday night and he is now actively seeking employment elsewhere. According to Will DePaoli on twitter earlier this week: NFL source says #Chargers RB Mike Tolbert "would love to be a Steeler" and "he is everything Steelers are about"
Rumors have it that he may be scheduled to visit with the Steelers soon and assuming the team likes what they see it will come down to how much they can afford to pay him. Even with the pay cut/restructure that Casey Hampton worked out with the team they still have other priorities to consider such as trying to work out a long term deal with Mike Wallace. As of now they ar...
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The Steelers are rarely ever players in free agency. When reports arose that the Steelers were favorites to sign ex-Chargers running back Mike Tolbert it made sense. Tolbert is a typical Steelers free agent signing; a player that can contribute, but comes at a reasonable price. However, Gerry Dulac, Continue
As Steelers fans know WR Mike Wallace is a restricted free agent. “Wallace Watch 2012″ may be the second biggest story of the NFL Off-season behind “Manning Watch.” However, it seems as though many fans do not understand how restricted free agency works. With tenders and draf Continue
In our article here, we envisioned a scenario in where former Pittsburgh Steeler WR Hines Ward could end his career out in his hometown of Atlanta, GA.
We knew it was a long shot but hey it’s the NFL. The Falcons recently let WR/KR Eric Weems slide over to Chicago yet they brought back slot man Harry Douglas.
But those moves are not the only thing that put a pin in that balloon...
Last night Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune reported that unrestricted free agent running back Mike Tolbert was likely to land with the Pittsburgh Steelers or the Carolina Panthers and that Tolbert had a visit set up Saturday with an undisclosed team. In my post last night that relayed the report from Acee, I warned that although Tolbert would certainly be a fit for the...
Before we get on to the topic at hand we should note that with the 49ers signing of free agent Mario Manningham, there isn’t much left for the Steelers Mike Wallace. The hoopla at the start of free agency, with all the suitors that he would have banging down his door at 4pm on March 13th; is all just an afterthought now. The Steelers appear, for the time being at least, pretty...
According to Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune, the Chargers are at a critical stage in their contract talks with running back Mike Tolbert.
The Chargers want to know if Tolbert is going to stay or not, they could end up deciding to just move on to free agent Jackie Battle.
I know that Tolbert has least another visit scheduled and there are reportedly numerous teams that...
A year ago, it would have been crazy to think either quarterback Peyton Manning or wide receiver Hines Ward would be free agents this spring, but both future Hall of Famers find themselves out of a job, at least, temporarily.
It’s been over two weeks now since Indianapolis and Pittsburgh announced the releases of star players Manning and Ward. As painful as it may be, both releases...
Steelers Free Agent Wide Receiver Jerricho Cotchery has a meeting scheduled with the Kansas City Chiefs. The meeting will hold place over Monday and Tuesday of next week. The Chiefs have been big players in free agency this year. They have been upgrading their offense in all aspects. They brought in Free Agent Tackle Eric Winston to sure up the offensive line. They also...
With the free agency period now well underway, the run on premier wide receivers seems to be over. The blood spilled however is still running and no one is paying more attention to it than Mike Wallace and the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Calvin Johnson of the Detroit Lions received the biggest contract in wide receiver history this week when he signed for $132 million and a record $60 million...
According to Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune, there’s a really good chance that the Chargers will lose running back Mike Tolbert in free agency. The two teams he could end up with are the Carolina Panthers and Pittsburgh Steelers.
Acee indicated that there’s likely no way that Tolbert will come back to Chargers now that he’s leaving without a new contract.
2011 Season Summary:
While the Steelers posted an impressive record of 12-4, they book-ended the season with two of the worst losses in recent franchise history. The 35-7 beating by the rival Ravens in week one and the embarrassing overtime wild card loss to Tim Tebow and the Broncos made the season feel like it was worse than it was. A slew of injuries to star players on both...
Now that Casey Hampton has agreed to a pay cut, what are the Steelers going to do with the extra money? Jim Wexell has a four-point plan, plus some draft news.
Alfie Crow at BCC pointed out today that a team cannot trade down in the first round and use that new, lower pick to compensate the Steelers for Mike Wallace. Compensation must be with the signing team's highest original first round pick.
Ever since the NFL combine concluded there has been a general consensus across the internet that Alabama linebacker Dont’a Hightower makes the most sense for the Steelers in the first round. Hightower was part of the number one ranked Alabama defense in 2011; a defense that led the Crimson Tid Continue