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Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace is a restricted free agent who comes with a first round tender attached to any team who presents him with an offer. While that means that a team would have to first come up with a price acceptable to Wallace as well as surrendering their first round pick, it still remains somewhat surprising that no team has made a play for the big play receiver.
Many of the marquee free agents have already signed new deals with new teams. Peyton Manning inked a record setting deal with the Denver Broncos. Vincent Jackson cashed in with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Mario Williams struck it rich with the Buffalo Bills. Wallace remains the biggest name on the open market, yet there has been little to no activity regarding his future.
Why would that be the case?
Two main reasons present themselves to Wallace’s situation.
Teams have until April 20 to sign Wallace to an offer sheet. The Steelers would have the right to match any contract offer that...
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When it comes to the status of restricted free agent Mike Wallace, it looks like he won’t be leaving the Pittsburgh Steelers, at least for this season.
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, at this time it doesn’t look like there will be any teams that make a play for Wallace.
Teams around the league may not be thrilled with the idea of giving up a first round pick and then signing...
The title of this post is sensational, but it is also so very true as Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent tackle Trai Essex has dropped some more serious weight this offseason as you can see in the picture below that he uses as his Twitter avatar.
When Essex showed up last summer at the wedding of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger he reportedly weighed around 375 pounds,...
When the Steelers drafted Cortez Allen and Curtis Brown in the 2011 NFL Draft they showed their concern with the cornerback position. Allen and Brown were selected to be groomed into future starters and contributors on the defense. However, Allen who has only played football for 6 years. He only pla Continue
I think we all knew it was coming, but we didn’t want to believe it. Unfortunately, nothing gold can stay…
The news came in a tweet from Pittsburgh’s own Ed Bouchette:
P Daniel Sepulveda says #steelers won’t bring him back.
My first reaction...
I must admit: this is no surprise. Dan has a storied history of bad luck that began in college. He originally walked onto...
Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agents Dennis Dixon and Jerricho Cotchery both worked out for the St. Louis Rams on Wednesday according to a Twitter report by Adam Caplan. Dixon has already made a free agent visit to the Denver Broncos while Cotchery reportedly has visited the Kansas City Chiefs since the start of free agency.
Caplan reports that Dixon was scheduled to throw...
A report from Howard Balzer of ESPN Radio is that Ramon Foster has signed his RFA Tender. Foster was signed as a restricted free agent and was given the one year $1.26 million offer. That is the lowest offer and if Foster were to sign elsewhere the Steelers would have received nothing in return since he was an undrafted free agent.
Foster is still likely to start at guard for...
The NFL gave us a taste of what is to come as they released the 2012 preseason schedule for all teams. The Steelers will be on one nationally televised game on Sunday, August 19th at 8pm EST on NBC. The other games are usually only available locally to those in and around Pittsburgh but you can always listen to the Steelers Radio Network streamed lived for every game, right here...
It is not uncommon for the Steelers’ first round draft pick to be a big question mark. Over the past 12 years there have only been a handful of guaranteed first round picks for the Steelers; given everything else worked out correctly of course. Even Ben Roethlisberger was not a guarantee f Continue
Season 2, Episode 94 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with David Todd start off by talking about the visit that running backs coach Kirby Wilson made to the Steelers facilities this past week and how uplifting that must have been. we also talk about Ramon Foster signing his restricted tender offer and also about Daniel Sepulveda being told he would not be brought back in 2012. Have...
The Steelers are in the market once again for a backup quarterback, but SCI publisher Jim Wexell says this time they need to change their approach.
By Cian Fahey
With the news that Jerricho Cotchery is in St Louis visiting the Rams, Mike Tomlin's noteworthy comment on Emmanuel Sanders' health and Mike Wallace's continued lack of a long-term contract, the Pittsburgh Steelers could value the wide receiver position in this draft more than many anticipate.
The most likely receiver to be available for the Steelers...
The Steelers announced their preseason schedule on their Facebook page today. It’s below in all its glory:
Week 1 at Philadelphia
Week 2 8 p.m. Indianapolis (Sunday, Aug 19 National Game)
Week 3 at Buffalo
Week 4 Carolina