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Art Rooney II
New York Giants
At the moment, the Steelers currently do not have a running back under contract on the roster. Rashard Mendenhall is an unrestricted free agent, Chris Rainey was waived, Baron Batch is an exclusive rights free agent and Jonathan Dwyer and Isaac Redman are restricted free agents. Although there has been some speculation that Redman could sign an offer sheet from another team, I believe he will be back with Dwyer and Batch. I really do not think the team is going to use a high draft pick on a running back even though many are predicting that to happen.
I do think they are going to at least try and shake something up at the running back position with the comments Steelers president Art Rooney II and General Manager Kevin Colbert made to Bob Labriola of Steelers Digest.
Although many would argue that the fact that the Steelers are going to be tight against the cap again that it will preclude them from signing anyone at all in free agency. Let me say that their number priority should an...
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Ahmad Bradshaw did not waste any time putting his name into free agent circulation after being let go by the New York Giants.
He may have earned two Super Bowl rings with the Giants but that does not mean he will rule out a stint with their in-city nemesis the New York Jets.
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According to Jenny Vrentas of the Newark Star-Ledger, former Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw told the NFL Network’s NFL AM the 2012 Giants thought games would be handed to them.
“Everybody seemed to think the season would come together in one game,” he said. “We didn’t have the chemistry we had the year before… We didn’t play together, take advantage of the opportunities...
Former Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw joined “NFL AM” on Tuesday and mentioned that he’s considered the idea of playing for the Jets next season.
“In playing with the Giants, they had mentioned that there was a chance for me to come back. I’m always up for that,” said Bradshaw, via NFL.com. “Whatever, whoever needs me, whoever can use me. Whoever I feel that I can get a...
In the end most players end up where they can get the most money, but for convenience I can see why Bradshaw would consider the Jets.
He wouldn’t to worry about any moving expenses.
“Whatever, whoever needs me, whoever can use me. Whoever I feel that I can get a better chance of playing and helping which team,” Bradshaw said. “The New York Jets are a team that I’ve kinda...
The Steelers are heading into the off-season with multiple holes to fill, but one of the most important positions they need to address is running back. Pittsburgh has spent multiple draft picks in the last three drafts on the offensive line in hopes of protecting Ben Roethlisberger and opening lanes in the running game. Now with a young offensive line and a new blocking scheme there...
The Pittsburgh Steelers offseason continues on and we will continue today with our breakdown of the free agents as we inch closer towards the start of free agency. Next up on the list of unrestricted free agents is running back Rashard Mendenhall.
Player: Rashard Mendenhall
Position: Running Back
Experience: 5 Years
Free Agent Status: Unrestricted
2012 Salary Cap Hit...
He's been on the free agent market for less than a week, but former Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw is already drawing interest from several teams including Rex Ryan and the Jets.
If Ahmad Bradshaw doesn't return to the New York Giants, he'd still be open to staying in New York.During an appearance on NFL Network Tuesday, the sixth-year tailback explored the idea of pairing with the cross-town, cross-conference New York Jets."Whoever I feel that I can get a better chance of playing and helping," Bradshaw said, via the Newark Star-Ledger....
Super Bowl, World Series, Kentucky Derby, each of these events is synonymous with the month that it is held in. Some months hold multiple big sporting events. Some have hardly anything at all. A bunch of my friends and I were sitting around one day, having a few brewskies of course, and we were just throwing random sports events out and having a spirited discussion about which month...
Even before this past season ended, signs have been pointing the to Pittsbursh Steelers letting running back Rashard Mendenhall walk in free agency. Signs continue to point to this being the case.
According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the Steelers don’t expect to re-sign running back Rashard Mendenhall in free agency.
At the end of the day, it doesn’t make sense for...
According to Patricia Traina of Yahoo! Sports, even though the Giants cleared up some cap space by releasing Chris Canty, Ahmad Bradshaw and Michael Boley, it looks like they only have about $4 million to use in free agency. With this being the case they’ll likely have to dump more players to get further under the cap.
Traina mentioned David Diehl, Corey Webster, Justin Tuck...
The Pittsburgh Steelers are a veteran club that is facing
several difficult decisions this offseason. While some veterans such as Ben
Roethlisberger and Troy Polamalu are expected to be retained, Pittsburgh will
likely part ways with Casey Hampton, James Harrison and Rashard Mendenhall this
offseason, according to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports.
La Canfora notes that Roethlisberger...