Found February 16, 2012 on
As the Pittsburgh Steelers get closer to having to make key personnel decisions for salary cap purposes, I thought I would take time to research out the ramifications of terminating the contracts of nose tackle Casey Hampton and running back Rashard Mendenhall from both a salary cap savings angle and because both are still recovering from ACL surgeries, as both expected to start the 2012 season on the PUP (physically unable perform) list.
Let us start from an injury standpoint first, as I was confused how this worked myself. I was trying to look at it from an injury grievance viewpoint as it Read more [...]
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With the Steelers still struggling to find cap room Rashard Mendenhall could be on the chopping block. Mendenhall injured his ACL in week 17 against Cleveland. He is expected to be put on the PUP list to start the season. GM Kevin Colbert does not expect Mendenhall back at full strength for a year. That would be the last week of the regular season next year.
Teresa Varley caught up with running back Rashard Mendenhall who told her that he has not circled a date on the calendar for when he wants to be back from his ACL surgery.
Former Steelers tight end Mark Bruener is now a scout with the Steelers now and recently did a Q & A with the National Catholic Register to talk about his faith.
Mike Freeman of CBS Sports thinks Art Rooney...
The Pittsburgh Steelers could be in the market for a running back as the team prepares to head into the 2012 season without the services of RB Rashard Mendenhall. Addressing the media on Tuesday, Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert announced that the running back could very well miss the entire 2012 season while rehabbing an ACL knee injury.
If the Steelers weren’t considering taking a Nose Tackle early in this years NFL draft, they may be now. Veteran Nose Tackle Casey Hampton had surgery on his left knee last month to repair a torn ACL he suffered in the wild card game in Denver. This is the 2nd surgery Hampton has had on that knee in his career. Bill Cowher originally drafted the big snack back in 2001 and he’s...