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With Cap Space to Spend do the Pittsburgh Steelers Have Anything Up Their Sleeves?

During most the of the 2013 off-season the Pittsburgh Steelers were stuck in, what is referred to as, “salary cap hell.” Their salary cap issues this off-season led to the release of 2008 Defensive Player of the Year James Harrison. It also made it impossible for the team to bring back long-time starters Casey Hampton and Max Starks. Releasing …

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Some teams pick up extra cap space today

At one point in the life of real (mostly) NFL free agency, June 2 was a big day.  Under labor deals finalized before 2006 (and, of course, after free agency began), teams could cut players on June 2 with reduced cap consequences. It created a second wave of free agency, and a spike in NFL…ProFootballTalk » Pittsburgh Steelers

A Look Forward at the Pittsburgh Steelers Cap Space and Where They Can/Will Go From Here

As things stand right now the Pittsburgh Steelers have about $ 600,000 in cap space. That’s not enough room for them to do much else until June. The 2013 NFL Draft will begin in six days and the Steelers, unless they make trades, will draft eight players in the draft. Many fans are wondering how the Steelers will be able to fit those draft picks u…

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Steelers Are Fine Cap Space Wise When It Comes To Retaining Their Restricted Free Agents

Every offseason you can count on the fear and the overreaction that the Pittsburgh Steelers will lose one of their restricted free agents to another team. That fear was put on overdrive a few weeks ago when wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders visited with the New England Patriots.

While there is still a possibility that the Patriots could sign Sanders …

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Timmons creates $5.34375 million in cap space

The second annual Lawrence Timmons contract restructuring has created a nice chunk of cap space for the Steelers. Per a source with knowledge of the deal, Timmons dropped his compensation to a base salary of $ 750,000 in 2013.  The rest of the money he was due to earn — $ 7.125 million — became a signing…ProFootballTalk » Pittsburgh Steelers

Roethlisberger re-do saves $6 million in cap space

As expected, the Steelers have restructured quarterback Ben Roethlisberger’s contract.  As not expected, they’ve done the deal at a time when doing so will help the Ravens reduce the exclusive franchise tender to their own franchise quarterback, Joe Flacco. According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Roethlisberger has re…

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ProFootballTalk: What can Steelers do with cap space?

As many current Steelers restructure their contract, Mike Florio breaks down what Pittsburgh can do with their extra cap freedom. Resigning James Harrison, signing a backup QB, and spending on their draft picks top the list.ProFootballTalk » Pittsburgh Steelers

Timmons deal creates roughly $5 million in cap space

The Pittsburgh Steelers have commenced the process of getting in compliance with the salary cap. But they’ve done it not by chopping a veteran player from the roster, but by chopping down his cap number, with a restructuring. Albert Breer of NFL Network reports that the Steelers have created roughly $ 5 million in cap space…ProFootballTalk » Pittsburgh Steelers

LB Timmons Another Steeler That Could Rework Contract To Save Cap Space

It sounds like Ben Roethlisberger isn’t the only Steeler willing to re-work his deal to try and keep the team competitive and save them money. Reports from Ed Bouchette at the Post-Gazette reports is the club is talking to LB Lawrence Timmons about reworking his deal and it sounds like something will get announced by […]…

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Steelers Have $1.6 Million In Cap Space For 2012 Season

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