Found February 21, 2012 on Steelers Depot:
Now we see why Willie Colon was probably headed to the Pittsburgh Steelers facility today and it wasn't just to meet new offensive coordinator Todd Haley. Ed Bouchette from the Pittsburgh Post Gazette reports this morning via Twitter that Colon has restructured his contract to help save the Steelers some cap space in 2012. Bouchette reports that $3.8 million of the s $4.5 million base salary that Colon was scheduled to earn in 2012 was turned into signing bonus money and will be prorated out over the remaining 4 years left on the contract. Colon was scheduled to count $5.7 million against the Read more [...]

Steelers Six From Around The Web – February 22nd – Dirt Mementos Sent To HOF Edition

Dermontti Dawson has already sent numerous mementos from his career to the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the official website has the run down as well as the pictures. If you are curious about the Steelers current salary situation after the Willie Colon contract restructure, David Todd and I update the numbers in the latest podcast and also preview a few players we will be watching...

Steelers will move Marcus Gilbert to left tackle; preparing for losing Mike Wallace?

It pains me a great deal to even have to put my new theory about what’s going to happen to my Steelers in writing. News broke today via Pro Football Talk on Twitter that the Steelers will be moving second year tackle Marcus Gilbert to left tackle. Coupled with the return of the injured Willie Colon and a healthy Maurkice Pouncey, and suddenly the Steelers abysmal offensive line...

Steelers willing to let Mike Wallace test the market

According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Steelers are willing to allow wide receiver Mike Wallace test the market. If a team makes an offer to Wallace that the Steelers believe is too high, they would then be willing to let him walk and accept a first round pick in return for him, since he’s a restricted free agent. If all a team has to give up is a first round...

Could Mike Wallace end up in Purple and Black?

The Pittsburgh Steelers are worried that another team will snag wide receiver Mike Wallace if they put a first-round tender on the restricted free agent rather than slapping the franchise tag on him. And you have to believe — the last place Pittsburgh would want to see Wallace end up is with its big rival [...]

Mike Wallace Sirius Radio Interview Was Classic Example Of Contract Talk Posturing

I had a feeling that it would not be too long before Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace chimed in on his pending free agency and he finally did today on SiriusXM NFL Radio. Was I surprised by the comments made by Wallace today during his interview with Adam Schein and Jim Miller? Absolutely not. I would have been more surprised had he said anything different than what...

DUI charges against Steelers' Ward dropped

Prosecutors have dropped DUI charges against Pittsburgh Steelers receiver and Dancing With the Stars winner Hines Ward.

Ward pleads guilty to reckless driving charge

Hines Ward pleaded guilty to reckless driving on Wednesday after prosecutors in DeKalb County, Ga., dropped drunken driving charges against the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver, according to multiple media reports.

Talk heats up in Pittsburgh that Mike Wallace could leave

Ordinarily, when a team has a good young player who becomes a restricted free agent, that team does what it needs to do and keeps that good young player in the fold. But it’s becoming increasingly clear that Steelers receiver Mike Wallace is not in an ordinary situation. Wallace becomes a restricted free agent in…

Hines Ward pleads guilty to lesser charge in DUI case

Seven months after he was arrested for drunk driving, Hines Ward has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge to end the case. Ward pleaded guilty to reckless driving this morning and pleaded no contest to failing to maintain his lane, and in return prosecutors in Dekalb County, Georgia, agreed to drop the driving under the…

DUI charge dropped as Ward pleads guilty to reckless driving

Prosecutors in DeKalb County, Ga., dropped drunk-driving charges against Steelers receiver Hines Ward today after he pleaded guilty to reckless driving.

Steelers Ready for Most Important Combine In Recent Years

The 2012 National Football League’s Scouting Combine begins this week in Indianapolis and who would have ever thought something like this would grow into such a ‘must see TV’ event? While coaches, scouts and general managers find spots throughout the Lucas Oil Stadium seats, potential NFL superstars will strut their stuff in hopes of increasing their draft stock with millions...

Pittsburgh Steelers offseason plan: Find cap relief, fill with draft

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Big Ben still waiting for call from OC Haley

Ben Roethlisberger wasn't happy when the Pittsburgh Steelers decided to part ways with Bruce Arians, his longtime offensive coordinator. Now he's still waiting to hear from Todd Haley, hired to call the offensive plays for the team next season.
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