Daily Archives: March 8, 2013

2013 NFL Free Agency: five options for Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace

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Fixing James Harrison’s cap number not as easy as it looks

If the Steelers wanted to simply kick the salary-cap can down the road with linebacker James Harrison, they could do what they have done with multiple other players over the past two years. They could convert most of Harrison’s $ 6.57 million compensation to a signing bonus, reduce his base salary to the league minimum, and…

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Reports Say James Harrison Close To Being Released

Fans of Steelers LB James Harrison should brace themselves, it sounds like the fiery hitter will not be back in the Steel City in 2013. Reports from Ed Bouchette of the Post-Gazette states that the Steelers are inching closer to releasing Harrison as the team and his agent can’t come to terms on a lesser [...]...

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Report: Steelers on verge of cutting James Harrison

Moments after pointing out that, when it comes the Steelers’ desire to reduce the cap number of linebacker James Harrison, it’s not as easy as it was with other Pittsburgh players, a report emerged demonstrating just how hard it can be. According to Mike Garafolo of USA Today, the Steelers are on the verge of…ProFootballTalk » Pittsburgh Steelers

A Q&A about free agency

Q. When does the 2013 free agency signing period begin?A. At 4 p.m. ET on Tuesday, March 12. Q. What is permitted during the new three-day negotiating period prior to the start of free agency?A. Be......

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Will the Pittsburgh Steelers Regret Letting Mike Wallace Test the Open Market?

As much as the Pittsburgh Steelers would like to bring back Mike Wallace for the 2013, it’s basically impossible at this point considering how much they’re already struggling to get under the salary cap. Of course, the main question that will most likely be in the back of their minds until the regular season gets [...]...

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Photo: Fan has a “Terrible” Steelers tattoo

The closest thing the NFL has to college football loyalty with their fan bases is that of the Pittsburgh Steelers.  They are pretty much everywhere, and have an support like none other. Which is why it isn’t too surprising to come across a fan sporting a tattoo of a ‘Terrible Towel’ across and should and chest. Steelers’ linebacker LaMar W...

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Report: Contract Talks With James Harrison Have Gone Nowhere

Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette reports on Thursday that talks between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Bill Parise, the agent for linebacker James Harrison, are currently at an impasse concerning his contract.

The Steelers are obviously wanting Harrison to take a cut in his $ 6.57 million salary this season, but it appears that is something...

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Steelers haven’t approached Willie Colon about contract

It’s been widely assumed since the start of the offseason that the Steelers would be parting ways with guard Willie Colon. Colon, who wound up on injured reserve for the third straight year, is due to make $ 5.5 million in 2013 and the word in Pittsburgh is that the Steelers want to get younger and…ProFootballTalk » Pittsburgh Steelers



Agent For Colon Says Steelers Will Keep Him For 2013

Joe Linta, the agent for left guard Willie Colon, says the Steelers have told him they currently plan to do nothing with his contract at the moment and they have not asked for a reduction, Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. Colon is due a salary of $ 5.5 million this year....

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