As expected, the Pittsburgh Steelers officially signed tight end Matt Spaeth to a contract on Monday.
The deal is for two years, but the numbers are not out yet. It is hard to imagine that Spaeth received a signing bonus of more than $1 million. I would guess that it is somewhere in the neighborhood of $500,000 and possibly even less. This would put the 2013 cap number for Spaeth at around $1 million or just slightly higher. We shall see when the numbers get posted.
Based on it being a two-year deal, I think the Steelers have already penciled in Spaeth as being on the 53 man roster this year. Read more [...]