Found April 17, 2013 on Steelers Depot:
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 amount of $1.323 million before the start of free agency. Being as McLendon was not drafted, should the Packers sign him to an offer sheet and the Steelers decide not to match it, Pittsburgh would not receive anything Read more [...]

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...

Possible Breakdown Of Three Year Contract Signed By Steelers NT Steve McLendon

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...

Steelers reach deal with nose tackle McLendon

The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed restricted free agent Steve McLendon to a three-year contract. McLendon originally made the Steelers as an undrafted rookie free agent in 2009. He has appeared in 37 games over the past three seasons and has three career sacks. The 27-year-old McLendon is expected to compete for a starting job when training camp opens in July. The Steelers are...

With McLendon Visiting Green Bay, Just What is Going on in Pittsburgh?

Can someone please explain just what in the wide world of sports the Pittsburgh Steelers front office is doing? Less than a week after they decided to match a $2.5 million dollar offer by New England for number three receiver and oft-injured Emmanuel Sanders, the team is now faced with a similar situation with a guy they apparently valued a hell of a lot less than the fans and most...

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...

Steelers Sign NT Steve McLendon, Enter 2013 NFL Draft With Solidified D-Line

The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed restricted free agent nose tackle Steve McLendon to a three-year contract Thursday. His deal is reportedly worth $7.25 million with a $1.675 million signing bonus. McLendon signed with the Steelers as an undrafted rookie free agent out of Troy University on in 2009. He has played in 37 career games and one career postseason contest. Photo Credit...

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...

The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers NT Steve McLendon Situation, Al Woods, Draft Prospects & More Episode

Season 3, Episode 94 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I discuss Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agent nose tackle Steve McLendon and the visit that he had with the Green Bay Packers. Just as we did with wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders, David and I peel the onion way back and take a good look at the entire situation from all angles. No overreaction from...

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. 
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