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Nobody is surprised that Mike Wallace received a first round offer from the Steelers. The fact that Doug Legursky, Ramon Foster, and Ryan Mundy received draft round offers though (along with Keenan Lewis & David Johnson) shouldn’t be a total shock either. It’s not a reflection on their importance to the team, but rather a business decision in the cut throat industry that is the NFL. Even with the extra $1.6 million that the league awarded the Steelers and other franchises in the wake of the infractions by Washington and Dallas, it’s still a tight cap year. All of these players are worth a 2nd round tender, however the business side of things tells you that if you’re planning on matching the offer sheets that they might get, you keep it as low as possible. You would like to see them be able to cover the bases should a large offer come from another team but as we know that isn’t always possible. Both Legursky and Foster were undrafted free agents so if the Steelers would decline...

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Wilson still healing; Jones to fill in

It was announced today that Pittsburgh Steelers’ Special Teams Assistant Coach Amos Jones will fill in for Kirby Wilson who was badly injured in a fire at his home. The accident happened on January 6th just days before the Steelers traveled to Denver for their AFC Wild-Card game with the Broncos. Wilson suffered severe burns over 30-50% of his body but thankfully, they were not...

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Steelers To Receive Extra $1.6 Million In 2012 Salary Cap Space Thanks To Cowboys & Redskins

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