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The Pittsburgh Steelers have released veteran offensive tackle Jonathan Scott.
Scott, 29, was scheduled to collect $2.2 million this season, so that freed up money might be heading over to Mike Wallace's table to get his attention.
With the re-signing of Max Starks and their draft pick Mike Adams on board, the writing was on the wall for Scott.
The fifth-round pick by the Detroit Lions in the 2006 Draft started 14 games and three playoff games during his two seasons with the Steelers.
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The Pittsburgh Steelers have released tackle Jonathan Scott today in a move that has long been anticipated. Scott spent the past two seasons with the Steelers and started 14 of 28 regular-season games and three of four postseason contests.
The Steelers will save $2.2 million in salary cap space by releasing Scott and that money will most definitely be needed if the Steelers are...
In a move that was basically inevitable the Steelers released Jonathan Scott. Scott was awful last season and was projected to make 2.2 million dollars this year. The Steelers have only kept him on the roster this long because they had no other option. Once Max Starks resigned with the team that gave the Steelers the ability to let Scott go.
This move also gives more optimism...
Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Plamalu said on the Dan Patrick show said that he had often lied to the Steeler's staff about the seriousness of an injury so that he would be clear to continue playing. He says he's had 8 or 9 concussions in his playing career.
“Yes, I have, for sure,” he said. He didn't necessary mean that he had a concussion and kept playing...
The Steelers have released veteran offensive tackle Jonathan Scott. His release comes as little surprise after the team resigned Max Starks earlier this week.
Scott started 14 games and 3 playoffs games in two seasons in Pittsburgh. After the Steelers drafted Mike Adams in the second round of the 2 ContinueThe post Steelers Release Jonathan Scott appeared first on SteelBlitz.
The Steelers are set at the number one and number two receiver position. Mike Wallace is the guy. Even if he holds out for a little bit of camp he will still be the number one receiver. Antonio Brown came out of nowhere last season and took grasp of the number 2 role. These guys are basically cemented in to their spots.
That leaves a number 3 receiver battle in the works...
After two days with news, things swung back toward normal for Pittsburgh Steelers fans, as the transaction train stopped. While it was no surprise that the team re-signed Max Starks, it was a bit surprising that the team released Jonathan Scott prior to training camp. Yes, he was probably not destined for the opening day roster with his $2.2 million salary, but he would have been...
Now that Ray Rice signed his five-year contract prior to the franchise tag deadline, another high-profile player in the division is making strides towards a contract extension. According to Jason La Canfora with CBSSports.com, Wallace and the Steelers are in "close contact" with each other, making progress towards a new deal. Wallace was only tendered $2.72 million as...
Former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Joey Porter told Ian Rapoport of NFL.com today that he intends on retiring this year as a member of the Steelers after 13 years in the league.
“I plan on retiring this year,” Porter told Rapoport today on the driving range before a practice round of the American Century Celebrity Golf Classic in South Lake Tahoe. “I already talked to...
The Pittsburgh Steelers resigned eight year veteran Max Starks this week to an undisclosed contract. Max was let go from the team after the 2010 season but called back last year after the Steelers offensive line lost multiple players to injuries in Week 4. Max started every game for the rest of the season before [...]
Troy Polamalu admitted during a radio interview that he has lied in order to hide concussions so he could stay on the field for games.
Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu revealed today on the Dan Patrick Radio Show that he has lied in the past about concussion symptoms so that he’d could be cleared to stay on the field. Polamalu also said that he believes that he has had, eight or nine recorded concussions thus far over the course of his career.
“Yes, I have, for sure,” Polamalu said, when asked by...
By Christopher DiMarino
This is another entry in a set of early looks at the teams the Pittsburgh Steelers will play in the 2012-13 season. The goal is to acclimate the average Steelers fan to the offseason changes each team has made. This will make the in-depth analysis in the week before the game more familiar and understandable.
Who: Washington Redskins at Pittsburgh Steelers...
It takes more than ringing Troy Polamalu's bell for him to come out of a game. Polamalu admitted on The Dan Patrick Show that he's lied about concussions in order to keep playing. The Steelers safety views concussions differently than team doctors, however. "I've had, I believe, eight or nine recorded concussions. We'll have another conversation after I'm...
When I went to Catholic high school in Philadelphia, we just had one coach for football and basketball. He took all of us who turned out and had us run through a forest. The ones who ran into the trees were on the football team. ~ George Raveling
Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu is one of the best regarded players in the NFL. So it comes as a surprise to hear him admit that...