Antonio Brown reworked contract to make cap space for Le'Veon Bell

The Pittsburgh Steelers are in really rough shape heading into the offseason in terms of cap space. In fact, until Antonio Brown re-worked his contract on Wednesday, the franchise didn’t have the cap space to sign Le’Veon Bell to his franchise tag.Brown posted a video of himself signing a new deal that fully guarantees his 2018 salary while creating necessary space for Pittsburgh...
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Antonio Brown restructures his contract to help give the Steelers cap flexibility

The Steelers need to get compliant with the NFL Salary Cap, and Antonio Brown is doing his part. The Pittsburgh Steelers have begun doing work to get compliant with the 2018 NFL Salary Cap, and that will now include the $14.5 million dollar price tag for Le’Veon Bell’s Exclusive Rights Franchise Tag. There are several veterans on the team who could help by restructuring their current...
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31 minutes ago

Steelers Restructure Contract Of WR Antonio Brown To Clear Cap Space

The Pittsburgh Steelers need to create some additional salary cap space ahead of the start of the new 2018 league year and it appears as though wide receiver Antonio Brown restructured his contract on Wednesday to help in that area as you can see from the Instagram screenshot below. Antonio...
Via Steelers Depot
32 minutes ago

Mike Tomlin Expected To Attend Alabama Pro Day

In the entire Kevin Colbert era, the Pittsburgh Steelers have never drafted a player from Alabama. There’s a good chance that changes in 2018. For the talent that’s coming out, the players who fit the Steelers’ needs, and today, the report that Mike Tomlin is expected to be at Bama’s...
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1 hour ago

Narrowing the focus on Steelers prospects, and positions, after the Combine

Could the Steelers be looking for Le’Veon’s replacement? Who will be there with the 28th pick? The 2018 NFL Scouting Combine all but confirmed what I needed to know for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2018 NFL Draft plans: If the Steelers get rid of Le’Veon Bell, they’re going have a ton of options to chose from. The linebacker class looks quite deep, and while Colbert may not say it...
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1 hour ago

Five Pittsburgh Steelers who could have a bigger impact in 2018

The Pittsburgh Steelers need everyone playing at the A game in 2018. Expect these five players to step up during the team’s Super Bowl run next season. The Pittsburgh Steelers were three wins short of their ultimate goal in 2017. As the front office searches for more talent the key...
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The Perspective Of An Average Steelers Fan: Just Another Tuesday…

Steelers fans are digesting the results of the NFL combine. Deciding which prospects should be on the Steelers radar on draft day. Alex Kozora has already published his first mock draft of the offseason. Before the draft; the free agency period will also have people weighing in on which players...
Via Steelers Depot
1 hour ago

Pittsburgh Steelers 2018 NFL mock draft roundup v2.0

The mock draft season is upon us, and its time for version 2.0 of the SCU Mock Draft Round-up. There have been some revisits for prior players mocked to the Steelers, as well as some new additions in this edition. We finally know where teams are slated to draft, unlike in version 1.0 where all but two teams (those in the Super Bowl, which had yet to be played - and no including the...
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1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Le'Veon Bell could sit out half of 2018 season

Don’t say Le’Veon Bell didn’t warn you, Steelers fans.Yesterday, the Steelers would officially place the franchise tag on running back Le’Veon Bell for the second straight season. It’s not what he wants; he has been very clear about that. But the Steelers and Bell remain some ways apart on an extension.“We’re not coming to a number we both agree on – they are too low, or I guess...
Via The Sports Post
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Le’Veon Bell questions Steelers’ decision to franchise tag him, then deletes tweet

The Le’Veon Bell Contract Saga is officially in full swing once again, just like this time last year. It was initially looking like he and the Steelers would agree on a new contract, but that didn’t happen.Tuesday marked transition tag day, and sure enough, Bell was hit with the tag. He’ll earn $14.5 million for the season, which certainly isn’t chump change. Still, Bell has been...
Via The Sports Daily
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State to honor Ryan Shazier at OSU spring game by making him captain

Ohio State has produced a plethora of defensive stars that have gone on to succeed at the NFL level — especially at the linebacker position.Steelers running back Ryan Shazier is one of those players, as he was taken with the 15th overall pick in the 2015 draft.Shazier suffered a spinal injury against the Bengals back in December, which forced him to undergo spinal stabilization surgery...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers shaping focus with NFL Combine interviews

The Pittsburgh Steelers are keeping their options small during NFL Combine interviews. A team with simple yet significant needs, the Pittsburgh Steelers seem to solely be focused on solving problems this NFL Draft. Meeting with an abundance of players all within the same position,...
Via Still Curtain
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Do the Pittsburgh Steelers have a culture problem?

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ rockstar locker room could be one of their biggest flaws as a team. The Steelers have a star-studded roster. Guys like Le’Veon Bell, Ben Roethlisberger, and Antonio Brown are all at, or near the top of their respective position. They are just three of multiple...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

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