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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3 days ago  |  Discuss

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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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Worilds Gets Paid

The Steelers have used their Transition Tag on Jason Worilds. Basically, he's been tendered an offer and the Steelers have the right to match any contract offered by another team. In the meantime, Worilds will count for $9.754 million against the cap. That's a lot of money. The Steelers, despite having restructured Heath Miller's contract (to some degree), are still...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Not Time to Panic…Steelers aren’t Worried

Jason Bridge-USA TODAY Sports So as Free Agency closes out its 3rd week, there has been a lot of movement and money thrown around throughout the league. During the owners/coaches meeting this week, rule changes were discussed, like PAT being eliminated and/or moved, as well as taking action against unsportsman-like conduct on the field, and then reviewable plays “upstairs”. The...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

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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26 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Draftnik Greg Cosell Thinks One Tight End In This Year’s Class Best Compares To Heath Miller

When talking about draft prospects, sometimes you will hear them compared to current NFL players. During a recent episode of the Ross Tucker Football Podcast, NFL Matchup executive producer and well-known draftnik, Greg Cosell, talked about the tight ends in this year's draft class and said he thinks one of them compares to Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller. "I...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Are The Steelers Rebuilding This Offseason?

There has been some discussion this offseason over whether or not the Pittsburgh Steelers are actually ‘rebuilding’. It’s a none too surprising topic, given the team’s .500 record over the past two seasons, but is there evidence to support the argument? The Steelers have already allowed a handful of free agents to walk, many of whom there appeared to be little interest in...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Contracts and Cuts

It was quite the newsworthy day for the Steelers on Wednesday, as they made several contract and roster maneuvers in-order to, once again, get in cap compliance.Here's a list of the moves the Steelers made on Wednesday:It was reported earlier in the week that the Steelers would extend the contract of veteran tight end Heath Miller in order to gain some much needed cap relief...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Heath Miller And Troy Polamalu – Just A Couple Of Good Guys

On Wednesday, Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller and safety Troy Polamalu both had their contracts extended by two years and in doing so, they both took one for the team, so to speak. While both deals are ultimately deemed extensions, in essence they both were merely run-of-the-mill contract restructures as neither of them reportedly received any new guaranteed money. Normally...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Breaking Down the Steelers’ Busy Day

It really is amazing how differently fans of the same football team can see things but today was a classic example of just that. Some were thrilled to see the moves the Pittsburgh Steelers made and some were a bit perplexed. At the end of the day the Steelers’ Kevin Colbert and Omar Khan again worked some salary cap magic for another year and they aren’t done yet. I thought it...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Heath Miller signs extension with Pittsburgh Steelers

Heath Miller signed new three-year contract that will keep him with the team through the 2016 season. Financial terms of the deals were not released. Entering the 2014 season, Miller ranked in the Top 10, in franchise history in receptions (third, 466), receiving yards (fifth, 5,273) and receiving touchdowns (fifth, 40). His receptions, receiving yards and receiving touchdowns...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers sign Troy Polamalu and Heath Miller to new deals

Coming off a disappointing season with an aging team and significant salary cap concerns, the Pittsburgh Steelers managed to at least hang on to two of their key veterans today by signing standout safety Troy Polamalu and tight end Heath Miller to new three-year contracts that will keep them with the team through the 2016 season. Other outlets have reported that the two contracts...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

A Look At The Steelers 2014 Salary Cap Situation After Wednesday’s Moves

Coming into this week, the Pittsburgh Steelers were roughly $5.7 million over the 2014 NFL Salary Cap number of $133 million and now that linebacker Jason Worilds has been transition tagged, and both tight end Heath Miller and safety Troy Polamalu have had their contracts extended, we can easily speculate what the teams current cap status is. Worilds was the first player this week...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers give two-year extension to Troy Polamalu

getty images The Pittsburgh Steelers have begun the process for getting under the salary cap. First the team extended tight end Heath Miller, now they have done the same with safety Troy Polamalu. Polamalu was given a two-year extension by the Steelers which will keep him under contract though the 2016 season. Previously Polamalu was to count $10.8 million against the salary cap...
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March 05, 2014  |  1 Comment

Steelers extend Polamalu, Miller through 2016

Reports that the Steelers weren’t going to cut safety Troy Polamalu have been proven correct. What those reports did not predict was that Polamalu would get a contract extension, but that’s what the Steelers announced on Wednesday. Both Polamalu and tight end Heath Miller have been locked up through the 2016 season. Polamalu had an $8.25 million salary for 2014, the final year...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Troy Polamalu and Heath Miller signed a contract extension today

The Pittsburgh Steelers locked up Troy Polamalu today keeping him as well as Heath Miller on the team and the teams cap will be expected to drop. RapSheet The #Steelers announce they have extended S Troy Polamalu thru 2016 (along with Heath Miller). Expect $10.8M cap number to go down. 3/5/14 1:31 PM RapSheet Was […]The post Troy Polamalu and Heath Miller signed a contract extension...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Troy Polamalu and Heath Miller Sign 3 Year Deals

John Miceli Founder The Steelers have re-signed two team leaders and veterans today.  After a lot of speculation, the Steelers have moved to re-sign both Heath Miller and Troy Polamalu.  The details of these contracts have not been released yet, but I expect a slight decrease of the salaries of both of them. Heath Miller has been a nice security blanket for Ben Roehtlisberger over...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Give S Troy Polamalu A Two-Year Contract Extension

In addition to signing Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller to a two-year extension on Wednesday, the team also extended safety Troy Polamalu by two years as well. Now that we know the parameters of the recent extension give to Miller that cleared $3,333,334 of cap space for 2014, it's not too hard to speculate what the extension for Polamalu will look like. Polamalu is...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Sign Troy Polamalu, Heath Miller To Extensions

The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed star safety Troy Polamalu and veteran tight end Heath Miller to contract extensions. Steelers announced extensions for Troy Polamalu and Heath Miller, as expected. Lowers their cap #s for 2014; creates badly needed space — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) March 5, 2014 The move provides badly need salary cap flexibility.
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers sign Troy Polamalu, Heath Miller to extensions

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; The Pittsburgh Steelers have announced that they’ve extended the contracts of tight end Heath Miller and safety Troy Polamalu. The @steelers have signed S Troy Polamalu (@tpolamalu) & TE Heath Miller to new 3-year contracts to keep them w/ the team through 2016. — Burt Lauten (@SteelersPRBurt...
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March 05, 2014  |  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

Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell shows off dunking skills

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell, who is 6-foot-1, showed off his dunking skills in a post on Instagram. “Just a lil somethin to show the hurdling is not a fluke…lol The post Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell shows off dunking skills appeared first on Sports Glory.
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March 04, 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 restructured Heath Miller’s contract

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network,  the Pittsburgh Steelers restructured the contract of tight end Heath Miller in order to save more money under the cap. The #Steelers have restructured TE Heath Miller’s deal to create cap space, I’m told. Had a cap number of $9.5M, this...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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