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The Penalty Flag:
As long as Ben Roethlisberger is a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers, healthy, and the team has any semblance of a defense, the Steelers should be at least mediocre. However, no one player can take a terrible team and turn them into a winner. The Steelers currently have a very good defense and a few play-makers on offense, though certainly not as many as was previously perceived. The Steelers, while relevant this year, are showing many cracks throughout their roster... Read more
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As expected, the Pittsburgh Steelers restructured the contract of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger on Thursday and the result of that now puts them under the estimated $123 million cap number.
Roethlisberger is believed to have had $9 million of his $11.6 million base salary turned into a signing bonus via the restructure which would clear $6 million in cap space for 2013.
It has been a few weeks now since the Pittsburgh Steelers hired Richard Mann to be their new wide receivers coach to replace Scottie Montgomery, who left to return to Duke.
Bob Labriola of steelers.com recently talked to head coach Mike Tomlin on their way back from the NFL combine and he asked him what he liked about Mann.
"He’s just a football purist," said Tomlin...
Ben Roethlisberger, QB, Pittsburgh Steelers
School: Miami of Ohio
FANTASY FOOTBALL ANALYSIS
2013 was supposed to be the year of Big Ben Roethlisberger joining the QB1 society and he was well on his way last year of justifying that claim. Through his first 8 games Roethlisberger tossed 16 touchdowns along with only 4 interceptions...
According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Steelers plan on restructuring the contracts of both Ben Roethlisberger and Lawrence Timmons to help them get under the salary cap.
The Steelers could get Roethlisberger’s deal done by the end of the week, per Albert Breer of the NFL Network.
Roethlisberger is scheduled to carry a prohibitive cap figure of $19.595 million...
Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette reports that the Steelers have restructured QB Ben Roethlisberger‘s contract on Thursday.
Bouchette adds that this will free up an extra $6 million in cap space for the 2013 season. Roethlisberger had a staggering cap figure of $19.595 million, so it makes sense that they would try to get that down to a more manageable number.
Ben Roethlisberger is set to make $19.5 million in 2013. The Pittsburgh Steelers are hoping to move some of that money another year or so into the future to provide immediate salary cap relief.
Season 3, Episode 80 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I talk about the three contract restructures done so far on Ben Roethlisberger, Antonio Brown and Lawrence Timmons. We let you know where this puts the team salary cap wise with less than two weeks to go until they need to cap compliant. We also give you glimpse ahead to the 2014 salary cap situation in...
Similar to what Tom Brady did for the Patriots earlier this week, Ben Roethlisberger freed up cap room for the Steelers by agreeing to restructure his contract.Fantasy Spin:Pittsburgh can use the extra money to re-sign free agent wideout Mike Wallace later this offseason. Roethlisberger racked up 26 touchdowns and 3,265 passing yards in 13 games in 2012.
According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette the Steelers have restructured the contract of Antonio Brown and ProFootballTalk reports that LaMarr Woodley will restructure his contract as well. Browns restructure will clear around $3 million in cap space for the 2013 season.
Yesterday the Steelers restructured Lawrence Timmons contract and saved themselves around $5 million...
The Pittsburgh Steelers are not even through with their restructures this offseason and already there is concern about the damage that they are doing to 2014 and beyond by pushing forward more money. Fans go through this concern every year because most just don't understand the real numbers and what lies ahead. Thank God Omar Khan does.
Here is the 2014 big picture for you....
Following in the foot-steps of Antonio Brown, Ben Roethlisberger and Lawrence Timmons, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker LaMarr Woodley will reportedly also re-structure his contract this week or next. For those of you keeping score at home, the re-structuring of a players’ contract is not a pay cut. It’s actually a way to convert salary money into signing bonus money.
If any of the news below shocks you then I would like to welcome you back from your stay underneath a rock.
Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports on Tuesday that the Pittsburgh Steelers are currently working with agents to restructure the contracts of a few players in order to get themselves underneath the salary cap by the March 12 deadline. At the top of the list...