Steelers expected to cut Levi Brown, restructure and terminate others

Currently the Pittsburgh Steelers are almost $10 million over the salary cap and G.M. Kevin Colbert told a handful of local reporters that the Steelers will employ a sweep of  “terminations, restructurings, and extensions.”  One player the Steelers are expected to cut ties with offensive tackle Levi Brown. Brown, 29, would save the Steelers $6.25 million against the cap in...
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February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: Is it time to bring back Max Starks?

The Pittsburgh Steelers recently traded for tackle Levi Brown. Brown was brought in from the Arizona Cardinals. The Steelers felt that maybe Brown could bring some improvement to an offensive line that’s look  bad all season. Brown suffered a pectoral injury during warm-ups on Sunday before the Steelers took on the Jets. Reported on Tuesday, Brown was place on injury reserve with...
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October 16, 2013  |  4 Comments

Steelers No Longer On Hook For Conditional Draft Pick With Levi Brown Now Out For Season

As expected, the Pittsburgh Steelers will not have to give up the 2015 conditional draft pick that was included in the trade with the Arizona Cardinals for tackle Levi Brown during the bye week due to the fact that the conditions were not met. Cardinals beat writer Kent Somers reported Tuesday afternoon on Twitter that Brown would have had to been on the Steelers active roster for...
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October 15, 2013  |  1 Comment

Report: Steelers T Levi Brown Injured During Pregame Warmups

Ready for some more potentially bad news? According to Ray Fittipaldo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, newly acquired Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Levi Brown exited pregame warmups early with a doctor and trainer after possibly injuring his right arm in pass protection drills. Levi Brown, dressed as a backup, just exited warmups early with doctor and trainer. Appeared to have injured...
Via Steelers Depot
October 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: Thoughts on acquiring Levi Brown

The Pittsburgh Steelers recently made a trade for tackle Levi Brown of the Arizona Cardinals. The offensive line for the Steelers this season is a disaster and is playing a key roll in the Steelers 0-4 start to the season. Is Levi Brown someone who’ll bring some improvement to this horrendous offensive line? In the Steelers most recent loss to the Minnesota Vikings, Ben Roethlisberger...
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October 07, 2013  |  1 Comment

If Levi Brown Plays, Steelers Will Have To Give Him Outside Help

Pro Football Focus has new Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Levi Brown down for 25 sacks allowed in his last 36 games played and that includes the first four games he has played this season with the Arizona Cardinals. I have now gone back and looked at each and every one of those sacks and documented them below along with the down and distance. On 19 of the sacks, Brown was beaten to the...
Via Steelers Depot
October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers Apparently Also Received A Conditional Draft Pick In Levi Brown Trade

Unless it is a misprint on the official NFL transactions release, both the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Arizona Cardinals each received draft picks from one another as part of the Wednesday trade for tackle Levi Brown. The official release calls the selections, unannounced, as these are conditional. What the conditions are, however, are still unknown at this time. They could be tied...
Via Steelers Depot
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Brown out with torn triceps

The Cardinals uncertainty on offense took another blow on Friday night as starting left tackle Levi Brown suffered a torn triceps in a preseason win against the Oakland Raiders, according to ESPN. Brown will undergo an MRI on Saturday morning and is expected to miss at least three months, according to the report. Brown, who was taken No. 5 overall in the 2007 draft, has started...
Via Fox Sports
August 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Cardinals to release tackle Brown

The Cardinals plan to release left tackle Levi Brown, according to an ESPN report. Brown, the No. 5 overall pick in the 2007 draft, would have cost the Cardinals 17 million next year, an amount the Cardinals have made it known they did not intend to pay. While the release was not a surprise in that regard, the team has expressed interest in bringing Brown back at a lower salary...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 12, 2012  |  Discuss

The Levi Brown you don't know

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Levi Brown is at a crossroads in his career. His salary cap figure will increase from 9.4 million this year to 16.9 million in 2012, the final year of his deal. The Cardinals cant and wont pay that much, raising the possibility that Sundays game against the Seahawks will be the offensive tackles last in a Cardinals uniform unless the two sides can negotiate a new...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 29, 2011  |  Discuss

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