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Jets exercise option for DT Steve McLendon

The Jets have exercised their 2018 options for defensive tackle Steve McLendon and linebacker Josh Martin, reports Tom Pelissero of (Twitter link). McLendon, 32, will now earn a $3.125MM base salary and a $250K roster bonus while counting for $4.25MM on the Jets’ cap. His option was fully expected to be picked up, as he helped New York field one of the best defensive lines...
Via Pro Football Rumors
27 days ago  |  Discuss

So You Think Steve McLendon Was Bad Against The Run In 2013?

There a lot of fans that are wanting the Pittsburgh Steelers to draft a nose tackle early in the 2014 NFL Draft because they feel like Steve McLendon isn't doing his job against the run. I'm here to tell you, McLendon played well against the run in his first full season as a starter when he was in the game. While I certainly can't walk you through every running play, I can give you...
Via Steelers Depot
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Being Good Isn’t Good Enough For Steelers NT Steve McLendon

Nose tackle Steve McLendon was originally signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as undrafted free agent in 2009 and since that time, he has logged a total of 381 snaps on defense. In those 381 snaps; however, the Troy product showed enough to earn a three-year, $7.25 million contract extension this past offseason. McLendon talked to the media following the Steelers Tuesday OTA practice...
Via Steelers Depot
May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers Free Agent NT Steve McLendon Visited With The Packers On Wednesday

Restrictive free agents have until Friday to sign their tender offers, and in an interesting development, Howard Balzer reports Wednesday via Twitter that Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Steve McLendon has visited with the Green Bay Packers today. McLendon, who was originally signed as an undrafted free agent out of Troy in 2009, was given an right of first refusal tender in the...
Via Steelers Depot
April 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Is Steve McLendon An Attractive Restricted Free Agent For Teams Switching To A 3-4?

The Pittsburgh Steelers will be assigning their restricted tenders offers in a few more weeks and restricted free agent nose tackle Steven McLendon certainly will be receiving one of them. While the former undrafted free agent out of Troy is most likely to receive the lowly right of first refusal tender in the amount of $1.323 million, he could garner some attention from other teams...
Via Steelers Depot
February 11, 2013  |  1 Comment

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