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Thread: Heath Miller Contract Extension Could Save Serious Cap Space

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    I have not seen this guy play once, but just by going off past history... I will guess that the best TE in this year's draft, isn't even talked about as a first round choice (Ebron, Amaro). Miller is still Top 20 in the league. That isn't great, but he is solid and dependable as day. Give him another year (off knee reconstruction), and he'll be even more solid, if not outstanding anymore.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oviedo View Post
    I'm all for extending Miller as long as we draft a star TE who can start to take over for him in a couple of years. Some tremendous talent available early like:


    Round 1:
    Eric Ebron (Game changing talent)
    Jace Amaro

    Round 2:
    Austin Serafin-Jenkins

    Late Round 2 or Round 3:
    Troy Niklas
    CJ Fiedorowicz
    I wouldn't want to go tight end in the first round...however, I'd take Serafin-Jenkins in the second or Fiedorowicz in the third.
    Rara's very early 2015 NFL Mock Draft
    Round 1- Jalen Collins, CB; LSU
    Round 2- Eric Lefeld, OT; Cincinatti
    Round 3- Tyler Kroft, TE; Rutgers
    Round 4- Geneo Grissom, OLB; Oklahoma
    Round 5- Jonathon Mincy, CB; Auburn
    Round 6- Jamil Douglas, OG; Arizona State
    Round 7- Spencer Roth, P; Baylor

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eddie Spaghetti View Post
    ....I hope we don't go TE in round 1
    Dont worry we wont. There's only one man in the world who wants the Steelers to draft a TE in round 1. A man not in touch with what is most important to the Steelers.
    Steelers 2015 Draft???....Go Strong! As in....

    1-Jaelen Strong WR Arizona State

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    Stop being lazy, bookmark the dam link you slackers!!!!!
    http://overthecap.com/teamcap.php?Te...lers&Year=2014


    BTW OV, Vernon Wells?
    Isn't he a baseball player?
    Last edited by pittpete; 01-26-2014 at 11:21 PM.

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    We must stop all of this restructuring. Maybe then we won't be eating 10 million of dead money every season.
    Even if Bill Belichick was getting an atomic wedgie, his face would look exactly the same.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pittpete View Post
    Stop being lazy, bookmark the dam link you slackers!!!!!
    http://overthecap.com/teamcap.php?Te...lers&Year=2014


    BTW OV, Vernon Wells?
    Isn't he a baseball player?
    Yes he is. Of course I meant Vernon Davis
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dee Dub View Post
    Dont worry we wont. There's only one man in the world who wants the Steelers to draft a TE in round 1. A man not in touch with what is most important to the Steelers.
    DD--must be pretty cool knowing what the entire world thinks
    Playing Fantasy Football does not qualify you to be the in the front office or on the coaching staff of the Pittsburgh Steelers. They are professionals and you are not!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oviedo View Post
    In my opinion he is better than Eifert and has a much higher upside. We're talking Jimmy Graham, Vernon Wells potential.
    Sure, Vernon Wells was great in his early years with the Blue Jays, but after he signed his big contract in '06 he fell off and started getting hurt. I'd prefer a guy with Vernon Davis potential...although I spoke with Mike Singletary and he still prefers Wells.

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    I think Miller's extension will be one of the first offseason moves right before the new league year starts.



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    I would negotiate reasonable contract extensions to both Troy and Heath....I would not ask for a pay cut...

    I would ask for a pay cut from both Ike Taylor and LaMarr Woodley...

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