Why We Now Know That Signing the Steelers Veterans Was Imperative

Keith Srakocic/Associated Press The Steelers re signed two of their most prominent, older players this off-season.  I like the move, but there are reasons why some fans still believe it wasn’t such a good idea.  First, every Steelers fan should like it, because if the Steelers were to get rid of these guys for younger players, it would of signaled a shift from the Steelers focusing...
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Bucky Brooks Has Steelers TE Heath Miller Going To The Lions In His 2005 NFL Draft Do-Over

Can you imagine Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller in a Detroit Lions uniform? In his latest NFL Draft do-over segment, that's exactly what NFL.com analyst Bucky Brooks wants you to do. If you are not familiar with this series, Brooks has been going back over past drafts and re-doing them with hindsight. The Steelers […] Bucky Brooks Has Steelers TE Heath Miller Going...
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Lance Moore: ‘Excited to be a part of Steeler Nation’

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced Friday that they have agreed with former New Orleans Saints wide receiver Lance Moore on a two-year contract. Excited to be a part of #steelernation Couldn’t ask for a better organization to continue my career with! — Lance Moore (@LanceMoore16) March 21, 2014 Financial terms of the contract were not disclosed. In eight seasons with the Saints...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers give two-year extension to Heath Miller

getty images As part of his restructuring with the Pittsburgh Steelers, tight end Heath Miller was give a two-year extension. Miller, 31, will now be under contract with the Steelers though the 2016 season. Most important for the Steelers is that his cap number for the 2014 season drops from $9.5 million to $6.1 million. He will receive base salaries of $4 million in 2015 and 2016...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Steelers Gave TE Heath Miller a Two-Year Extension

It was reported earlier in the week that the Pittsburgh Steelers altered the contract of tight end Heath Miller and now we know the details. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Miller, as expected, had his contract extended by two years and that extension lowered his 2014 base salary down to $1.02 million. Being as Miller was set to earn a base salary of $6.02 million in...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

A Heath Miller Extension Could Signal Steelers Lack Of Need To Draft TE Early

News surfaced on Monday that the Pittsburgh Steelers altered the contract of tight end Heath Miller in order to free up cap space for 2014. While we don't the entire details associated with the altering, it more than likely was an extension being as Miller was about to enter the final year of his current contract. So will this potential extension have any effect of the 2014 NFL...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Steelers TE Heath Miller Has Contract Altered To Clear 2014 Cap Space

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller has had his contract altered and it will result in a him having a lower cap hit in 2014. Miller was about to enter the final year of his current contract, so unless he took a straight pay cut, the Steelers likely extended his deal. Miller was set to earn a base salary of $6.02 million in 2014...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Who is the best tight end ever drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers?

The Pittsburgh Steelers have had some good tight ends, but really haven’t been known for great ones—like Kansas City, New England or San Diego for instance. But that doesn’t mean the best Steelers tight ends don’t deserve some love. But who should get the most love? Ugh. It’s another one of those new-age offense vs. old school debate when looking at this position. On one...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Would the Steelers Select Ebron at Pick 15?

This is the time of year where I do a lot of spit-balling with potential draft picks of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Once the all-star games and combine have come and gone, I start to get a little more serious about just who the Steelers might select in the 2014 NFL Draft. Today is one of those moments where I’m throwing something out there for you to consider. Despite the fact that...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Heath Miller missing the first month of the 2013 season may be the best thing for the Steelers

Yesterday Alan Robinson, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, wrote that Heath Miller won’t be back for “at least the first month of the season.” That may not be the worst thing for the Steelers, though. Miller is very important to the Steelers passing and running game. He was the team’s MVP in 2012 and his presence in the running game will surely be missed, but having him later...
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August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

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