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Report: Mike Wallace interested in Pittsburgh return

Miami Dolphins wide receiver Mike Wallace is interested in reuniting with the Pittsburgh Steelers, reports Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports. Since leaving the Steelers in free agency for a five-year, $60 million contract, Wallace hasn’t come close to putting up the numbers he did in Pittsburgh. With a $12 million per year deal, moving Wallace might be impossible for Miami....
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL to reconsider scouting combine drills

Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports The NFL’s director of player development, Matt Birk, said Friday that the league is considering tweaking its timing and testing drills at the scouting combine this offseason. “That’s a project we’ll be working on this offseason,” Birk said, per ESPN.com. “Once we look at the data that was gathered in-game this year, it may be important...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jesse James an interesting prospect for Steelers

The Steelers have a loaded offense. That’s pretty obvious. From the arm of Ben Roethlisberger to the incredibly soft hands of Antonio Brown, to the agile feet of Le’veon Bell, the team is confident in their trio of superstars. The needs really aren’t all that pressing on this side of the field, with TE, OL, and RB depth as the main issues. But depth can be crucial, as we all...
Via Steel City Blitz
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers clear nearly $10 million in cap, potential big moves on the horizon?

Wednesday, the Steelers restructured the contracts of Mike Mitchell, Marcus Gilbert, and Maurkice Pouncey to free up just under $10 million in cap space. These moves brought Pittsburgh’s cap number to $6.9 million, with an extension for Ben Roethlisberger and a decision on Troy Polamalu also both on the horizon before free agency begins March 10th. Breaking it down in layman...
Via Down and Distance
3 days ago  |  Discuss

New proposed Pittsburgh Steelers helmet is the coolest thing ever

Right now concept helmets for NFL teams are all the rage, including models made for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Here’s the latest one that dropped earlier this week from the folks at Paul Bunyan Design. Via Paul Bunyan Design That is so cool. You can check out all the NFL helmets from PBD right here. You may also be interested in: New proposed Pittsburgh Steelers helmet is the...
Via cover32 - Steelers
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger dissed in this week’s QB Rankings

Quarterback is the most important position in all of sports. That’s why teams are so willing to pony up big bucks to a signal caller when they have (or think they have) a guy who can do the job. One look at the highest paid players in the NFL will support this fact; it’s a list littered with QBs. But part of the equation is also tied to supply and demand. Sometimes, teams are...
Via cover32 - Steelers
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers restructure Marcus Gilbert’s deal to create more cap space

The Pittsburgh Steelers have reached an agreement with offensive tackle Marcus Gilbert on a restructured contract to create $3.724 million in cap space, reports ESPN. Source: the Steelers have restructured OT Marcus Gilbert’s deal to create $3.724M in 2015 cap space. — Field Yates (@FieldYates) February 25, 2015 Gilbert had a roster bonus of $3.5M & $1.15M of...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harrison announces he will play in 2015

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison plans to play at least one more season. Harrison announced on his Instagram page Sunday evening that he is heading to Arizona to start training for the 2015 season.  The veteran linebacker will turn 37 in May. Harrison he will play another year. His agent told me he wants it to be with the Steelers, but that’s not up to Harrison...
Via Sports-Glory
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger knocked down in latest Power Rankings

When people think about an NFL team, usually one person immediately jumps to mind. It’s the player, coach or owner who is most immediately identifiable with the club. It’s the person TV networks use in game promos, the team puts on the cover of the media guide and fans blame when things go awry. It’s the face of the franchise. And every team has one, for better or worse. With...
Via cover32 - Steelers
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Clark announces he will retire as a Steeler

Safety Ryan Clark announced Wednesday on ESPN’s NFL Live that he is retiring from the NFL as a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers. It’s our pleasure to welcome @Realrclark25 to the ESPN family as he announces he’ll retire as a Steeler! pic.twitter.com/RtAMJMqb0I — NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) February 18, 2015   Clark spent last season with the Washington Redskins after...
Via Sports-Glory
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger underrated in latest QB rankings

Quarterback is the most important position in all of sports. That’s why teams are so willing to pony up big bucks to a signal caller when they have (or think they have) a guy who can do the job. One look at the highest paid players in the NFL will support this fact; it’s a list littered with QBs. If the mega-contract is given to a player who is actually worthy of big money, it’s...
Via cover32 - Steelers
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Contract Talks Between Steelers & Ben Roethlisberger Are “Progressing”

  Steelers GM Kevin Colbert told reporters on Wednesday that contract talks with QB Ben Roethlisberger are “progressing,” per Aaron Wilson. Colbert added that there is no timetable for a deal to get done with Big Ben. Colbert confirmed last week that the two sides had begun “preliminary” contract negotiations and said that he expects a deal to eventually get done. “It...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
11 days ago  |  Discuss

What to Expect from Steelers for Ben's New Deal

The talks have begun and Pittsburgh Steelers beloved quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will be getting a new contract extension some time this off-season. General manager Kevin Colbert confirmed this last week, saying “we’ve prioritized signing Ben” and “we have begun discussions with him.”This comes as no shock to anyone who follows professional football. This is an era...
Via Pro Football Spot
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers 2015 Offseason Priorities – Extending Ben Roethlisberger

The 2014 season saw the Pittsburgh Steelers on the rise, finishing with an 11-5 record and a division title following two straight seasons of missing the playoffs with 8-8 records. They finished off the regular season with four straight victories, but suffered a disappointing Wildcard round loss against the Ravens without their star running back. […] Steelers 2015 Offseason Priorities...
Via Steelers Depot
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Steelers’ Kevin Colbert finally draft a CB in the first round?

The Pittsburgh Steelers will look to bolster their defense in this year’s draft with a specific need at selecting pass rushers and shutdown corners. Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert has never drafted a cornerback in the first round since joining the organization in 2000, but that could change this year. From Scott Brown of ESPN.com: Colbert said this year’s draft has...
Via Sports-Glory
14 days ago  |  Discuss

10 Player Highlights That Scream “Draft Me!” To The Bears

Chicago Bears fans have heard and will continue to hear lots of names attached to their team over the next couple months, all of them predicted players they’ll take with the 7th overall pick in the NFL draft.  The hard part is figuring out what makes these guys so special from the others.  A good way to do that, as most coaches would say, is just watch the tape. But who has time...
Via Sports Mockery
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers expect Le’Veon Bell to be suspended two games

Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports The Pittsburgh Steelers expect running back Le’Veon Bell to be suspended for the first two games of the 2015 season as a result of his August arrest on marijuana charges, reports ESPN’s John Clayton. Bell and former Steelers teammate LeGarrette Blount were arrested Aug. 20 while driving to an airport to leave for a preseason game. ...
Via Sports-Glory
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Big Ben’s Top 10 Comeback Wins

2015 will mark Ben Roethlisberger’s 12th season in the NFL. Throughout his career, he has solidified himself as one of the game’s best crunch-time quarterbacks. Since 2004, Big Ben has engineered 25 fourth quarter comeback and 35 game-winning drives. So, which of Ben’s clutch moments are the best? Let’s find out! (CBS) 10. Steelers 11 Chargers 10 (2008 regular season)...
Via Down and Distance
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger at the top of one-game QB Power Rankings?

Not all quarterbacks are created equally; that’s something that is apparent on a weekly basis during the NFL season. Thus, it’s important to have a signal caller who can step up and make plays when the pressure is on. It’s vital to have a quarterback that can handle the pressure of having everything on the line during one 60-minute test. That was the basis for cover32′s latest...
Via cover32 - Steelers
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Forecasting the Steelers Moves Following Kevin Colbert’s Comments

Pittsburgh Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert hosted select members of the media yesterday to address the current situation of the team. The most important piece of information dealt with the status of contract negotiations with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. Colbert confirmed that discussions with Roethlisberger and his agent Ryan Tollner were underway. As skeptical and pessimistic...
Via Steel City Blitz
18 days ago  |  Discuss

QB Ben Roethlisberger, Steelers begin negotiations on new deal

  The Pittsburgh Steelers are getting a head start on their biggest offseason project. General manager Kevin Colbert said Wednesday negotiations have begun with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger on a contract extension that would keep the two-time Super Bowl winner in black and gold for the rest of his career. Roethlisberger, who turns 33 next month, is entering the final season of...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers begin contract talks with Ben Roethlisberger

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert indicated on Tuesday that preliminary negotiations have started with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.  At this point, a nine-figure contract would be in line for Pittsburgh’s franchise signal caller. However, Colbert doesn’t seem too concerned about the financial ramifications of a new deal. He’s more focused on how the 32...
Via Sportsnaut
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers position review: Quarterback

The Pittsburgh Steelers finished with an 11-5 record. This is the best record the Steelers have had since 2011. Pittsburgh had the second best offense in the NFL, only behind the New Orleans Saints. The Steelers’ offense had their fair share of players who were toward the top of their respective positions in the league. One of the reasons Pittsburgh’s offense ranked so high in...
Via isportsweb.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Working On Long Term Extension With Ben Roethlisberger

Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert sat down with reporters on Tuesday to discuss the organizations pillar — one Ben Roethlisberger. Colbert says the team has started preliminary discussions on a long term extension with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. The Steelers say they are making it their top priority this offseason. Roethlisberger made $10 million last season — if...
Via Thacover2
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers GM Kevin Colbert: Ben Roethlisberger is getting better with age’

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert acknowledged on Tuesday that preliminary negotiations on a new contract with Ben Roethlisberger have begun. Roethlisberger  is entering the final year of an eight-year, $102 million deal he signed in 2008. “I really think Ben is going to be a better quarterback down the road than he is at this point...
Via Sports-Glory
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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