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Waiting For Next Year:
Dave from @SteelersDepot was a stud guest on the podcast even if he did defend James Harrison’s hitting style. Dude is prolific, informed and generally about as knowledgeable as anyone I’ve talked NFL with in my life. I haven’t talked to him since the NFL season ended, so I tracked him down to talk about the Browns, the AFC North, the intricacies of NFL finance, and a whole host of other topics.
Great stuff from Dave. If you have a chance, follow him on twitter @SteelersDepot and check his website, specifically his post on the NFL Salary Floor.
Anquan Boldin and his retirement threat
Joe Flacco and his winning lottery ticket playoff run
Poison pill NFL contracts
The value of Pro Football Talk
James Harrison’s future and where he’ll end up
Brandon Weeden and the Browns QB situation
Mike Lombardi’s opinion of Brandon Weeden
Mike Wallace and what it would take to sign him
AFC North expectations to win the playoffs over t...
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According to Alan Robinson of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison and his agent have yet to be asked to restructure his contract or take a pay cut with less than four weeks to go until the new league starts.
“There is nothing going on," said Harrison's agent, Bill Parise, via the report by Robinson. "(If there's anything...
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison announced tonight that he signed with a new team. No not an NFL team, a dodgeball team called the “Ball Busters.” Signed a one year deal earlier today and its not with the Steelers. I’ll be playing with a new team starting tonight! — James Harrison (@jharrison9292) February 14, 2013 Some Steelers fans overreacted and thought...
With the Pittsburgh Steelers way over the 2013 salary cap, there have been some rumors that they will likely release linebacker James Harrison.
Harrison’s agent Bill Parise told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review that the Steelers haven’t confronted him about Harrison’s contract yet.
With the Steelers about $14 million over the projected $121 million salary cap, there has been...
WHEELING AND DEALING
A report says the new Cleveland Browns front office executives are not fans of Brandon Weeden and will look to trade the quarterback.
On the verge of turning 35 in three months and his skills on the decline, Steelers linebacker James Harrison had been pegged as a likely casualty of Pittsburgh’s impending salary cap purge in free agency, given that the 2008 Defensive Player of the Year is due $6.5 million for the 2013 season, is coming off back-to-back injury-plagued years, and has said that he is unwilling to...
By Jeremy Hritz
The discussion regarding the future of Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker James Harrison is escalating. This past week, Harrison’s agent, Bill Parise, made it known to the media that his client was not interested in taking a pay cut in order to stay with the Steelers, igniting much discussion of whether or not retaining Harrison for 2013 was in the best interest...
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison is ready to dodge, duck, dip, dive and dodge. On Wednesday evening he announced his new contract deal and it’s not with the Steelers. No, it’s in a whole different sport. And yes, we here at Gamedayr consider dodgeball a sport. Harrison signed a one-year deal with the powerhouse Ball [...]
It was reported on Friday that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell earned $29.49 million in 2011 and that news wowed Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison.
Harrison posted a screenshot of the ESPN report written by Darren Rovell on his Facebook page with the word, "Wow" attached to it.
Harrison has long had issues with Goodell and the way that he runs the league...
2013 Ball Busters dodgeball team!
According to the National Football Post, some people around the NFL believe the Cleveland Browns could end up deciding to trade quarterback Brandon Weeden, since their new front office isn’t very fond of him as a player.
Is trading Brandon Weeden a possibility for the Browns? Some around the league think so. The belief is that the new management team of Joe Banner and Mike Lombardi...
The National Football Post writes that some around the NFL believe the Cleveland Browns could look to trade QB Brandon Weeden at some point this offseason.
NFP adds that there’s a “belief” that the Browns new front office isn’t very high on Weeden as an NFL quarterback and could try to trade him now in the hopes of securing “something” in return for the him.
The Browns should have played Colt McCoy at the quarterback position in 2012 and not using a first round draft pick to pick a quarterback that is 4 years older than McCoy. Yes this was written in an article featured on Bleacher Report. Don’t worry I’ll give you non-believers a link to read it for yourselves. They also go on to rank the top 65 quarterback who played in 2012...
Brandon Weeden’s days in a Browns uniform could have already expired according to reports around the NFL. It seems that the Browns new management team of Joe Banner and Michael Lombardi don’t care for Mr. Weeden or his style of play. The Browns may feel trading Weeden now could get them a larger return on what they consider a wasted first round draft pick. It was evident Michael...
During the 2012 NFL Draft the Cleveland Browns shocked almost everyone by selecting 28-year-old quarterback Brandon Weeden with the 22nd pick in the first round. Weeden went on to earn the team’s starting job as a 29-year-old rookie, but produced disappointing results. Now the Browns could shock the NFL again by putting Weeden on the trade block after just one season.
While the Cleveland Browns front office looks to address the quarterback position this offseason, ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr feels that, if the team were to desire to do so via the draft, they could be in for a bit of a gamble as current quarterback Brandon Weeden could have been the top passer taken had he been able to wait until 2013 to declare for the NFL.
“Obviously you look at...