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Pittsburgh Steelers left tackle Max Starks was the only offensive player to play ever snap in 2012 and he picked up a nice little bonus for his efforts.
Brian McIntyre of Yahoo Sports reported on Wednesday that Starks earned $272,590 in the NFL's 2012 performance-based pay program for accomplishing that.
The performance-based pay benefit program was started by the league and the players union as part of the 2002 extension to the CBA. It was, however, suspended for the 2010 and '11 seasons because of the expiration of the CBA and subsequent lockout.
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At the risk of being sacrilegious, let’s relate the biggest news story in the world this week to the Pittsburgh Steelers.
If you’re a devout Catholic, reader discretion is advised.
A new Pope was elected Wednesday and greeted by thousands of worshipers at the Vatican.
If Steelers fans knew that Chuck Noll, Bill Cowher and Mike Tomlin all would win at least one Super Bowl, perhaps...
Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent safety Ryan Mundy was in for a visit with the New York Giants on Thursday and it appears as if a deal is close to being struck.
According to Mike Garafolo of USA Today on Twitter, the Giants could have a deal finalized with Mundy sometime on Thursday.
Mundy has been with the Steelers ever since he was drafted in the sixth round of the...
We haven't heard much news regarding Pittsburgh Steelers free agent cornerback Keenan Lewis since the 2013 free agency signing period started on Tuesday, but on Wednesday Lewis posted on Twitter that he would be visiting the New Orleans Saints.
Lewis is from the New Orleans area and the Saints could definitely use some help in their secondary as they move to a 3-4 defense...
According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Steelers restructured LaMarr Woodley’s contract to free up more cap space.
The Steelers have restructured the contract of LaMarr Woodley to create another $4 million in salary cap space for the team in 2013.
Woodley, signed through 2016, was scheduled to earn a $9 million salary this year. By turning about $5 1/2 million of that into...
Season 3, Episode 84 of The Terrible Podcast is up, and with co-host David Todd back in the saddle we recap everything that has gone on with the Pittsburgh Steelers over the course of the last week and that includes the first few days of free agency. We look at the release of Willie Colon and the re-signing of Ramon Foster specifically and how this may or may not play a role in the...
The Pittsburgh Steelers had recently released running back Beanie Wells in for a free agent visit on Friday and that visit appears to have not gone so well.
The 24 year old Wells, who was recently let go by the Arizona Cardinals, partly because of a right knee problem, reportedly has a "bad wheel" according to Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Twitter.
The Pittsburgh Steelers missed out on free agent linebackers Lorenzo Alexander and Moise Fokou as both players signed contracts with other teams on Wednesday. Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports now reports via Twitter Wednesday night that Dallas Cowboys free agent linebacker Victor Butler is scheduled to visit Pittsburgh on Thursday.
Butler, an outside linebacker, has played in 63...
Bruce Gradkowski is coming home.
The Pittsburgh Steelers and the free agent quarterback have agreed to a three-year deal that will likely make Gradkowski the primary backup behind starter Ben Roethlisberger. Gradkowski's agent Rick Smith confirmed the deal through his twitter account Wednesday.
The 30-year-old Gradkowski is 6-14 in his career as a starter with Oakland, Cleveland...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Arizona Cardinals have agreed to the terms of a one-year contract with former Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall.
And Cardinals reached an agreement in principle on a one-year deal with former Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 13, 2013
Now that Beanie Wells is gone, the Cardinals can team Ryan Williams...
Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reported on Friday that former Chicago Bears tight end Matt Spaeth might land back with the Pittsburgh Steelers. ESPN is now reporting that Spaeth has indeed signed back with the team that drafted him in the third round of the 2007 draft.
Spaeth played his first four seasons in the league...