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    Levi brown

    I've been wondering what the story is with Levi Brown. I know he is on IR, but I see that some of the capologists have him down for a $6,000,000 hit for 2014. Is he still under contract for next year? Are we still paying him even though he never got on the field this year?
    Do we still owe the Cardinals a draft choice? Has he had surgury for his ailment and if so, is he a viable option for next season??
    Just wondering!

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    No cap hit this year. I don't know what it is next.
    2014 NFL Draft
    1) ​Darqueze Dennard-DB MSU
    2) Jordan Matthews-WR Vandy
    3) Chris Borland-ILB Wisconsin
    4) Caraun Reid, DT Princeton
    5) De'Anthony Thomas-RB Oregon
    5b) Ryan Carrethers-NT Arkansas State
    6) Jeff Janis-WR Saginow Valley State
    6b) Seantrel Henderson, OT MIami
    7) Colt Lyerla -TE Oregon

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    No cap hit this year...the Cardinals ate that. He will count us big $$$ against the cap next season if we keep him under his current contract. We don't owe any draft pick to the Cards, because he never played this season.

    Unless he would agree to be cut and re-signed to a significantly less expensive deal, I don't think there's much chance he ever plays a game for the Steelers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BradshawsHairdresser View Post
    No cap hit this year...the Cardinals ate that. He will count us big $$$ against the cap next season if we keep him under his current contract. We don't owe any draft pick to the Cards, because he never played this season.

    Unless he would agree to be cut and re-signed to a significantly less expensive deal, I don't think there's much chance he ever plays a game for the Steelers.
    Do the Steelers still get a draft pick from the cards? Could he not totally redo his deal to stay here?

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    Quote Originally Posted by SS Laser View Post
    Do the Steelers still get a draft pick from the cards? Could he not totally redo his deal to stay here?
    No draft picks exchanged because I believe he had to be on the active roster for 5 weeks for compensation to go through. The way the deal went down...It turned into a possible high reward no risk. If he doesn't want to take a pay cut...Cut him. If he takes a pay cut in '14 to stay on team and goes out and wins a starting spot he is under contract until '16 ($5.25 mil each year). At any time before week 1 in any year you could cut him & no dead money or guaranteed contract.
    1st (T-D) Kelvin Benjamin WR
    2nd Bradley Roby CB
    3a Kareem Martin DE
    3b C.J. Fiedorowicz TE
    4th Christian Jones LB
    5a Dri Archer RB
    5b Kevin Pierre-Louis LB
    6a Beau Allen NT
    6b Shaquille Richardson CB
    7th John Brown WR

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    Brown will have to take a pay cut to stay on the roster. It may be to vet min. He has a workout bonus of $250,000 that carried over on his contract which goes to '16. Might be better for both parties to just cut him in the new league year & resign him if they want him in the mix. That would get rid of $6.25 mil off the cap next year with no dead money & you could get him for vet min which carries discount. I don't see anyone else signing him.
    1st (T-D) Kelvin Benjamin WR
    2nd Bradley Roby CB
    3a Kareem Martin DE
    3b C.J. Fiedorowicz TE
    4th Christian Jones LB
    5a Dri Archer RB
    5b Kevin Pierre-Louis LB
    6a Beau Allen NT
    6b Shaquille Richardson CB
    7th John Brown WR

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    thanks JPN!

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