Steelers sign two more 7th round picks

The Steelers now have signed two more 7th round picks.  The team came to terms with TE David Paulson and CB Terrence Frederick.  Both signed 4 year contracts.  Both guys have a real shot to make this team.

That brings the Steelers up to 7 of their 9 picks signed.  The only two players left […]

Todd Haley not permitted to reach out to Ben Roethlisberger for a meeting under new CBA

According to the Pittsburgh Tribune Review if Ben Roethlisberger wants to meet Todd Haley he needs to go to the facility and meet him.  Haley is not permitted to reach out to Roethlisberger and ask him to meet.  All he can do is call and say hello.  They are allowed to have contact but Haley […]

New CBA gives the Steelers an extra $506k in Salary Cap space

The new CBA for the NFL has a provision in it that teams that do not spend up to the salary cap can transfer over money to the following years salary cap.  The Steelers who spent the most money in the league this year salary wise get to add an extra $506k to their 2012 […]

Steelers Polamalu Fined $15K for Horse Collar Tackle

Steelers Safety Troy Polamalu was fined $15,ooo for his horse collar tackle on Ricky Williams in last Sunday’s game.  Williams ran for 13 yards and Polamalu brought him down by the back of the neck.  In the same game Ravens Linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo tackled Antonio Brown with a horse collar tackle and has received no […]

Steelers Salary Cap Situation Just Got a Little Better

We can pop the corks.  The new CBA has been signed by the player reps unanimously.  Reports coming out of everywhere have the new CBA with a Salary Cap of $120.375 Million just as they were reported to us earlier.  There is also the 3 million that can be borrowed from the future Salary Caps.  […]

What Affect the Possible Proposed CBA has on the Steelers

We have only been able to see bits and pieces of what the new possible CBA will entail but here is how what we have seen so far will affect the Steelers moving forward.  There were four parts of the possible CBA that were talked about today on ESPN and the NFL Network.

No Affect […]

Mendenhall Could be Traded for Comments

As everyone has seen by now Steelers Running Back Rashard Mendenhall made some unintelligent comments about Osama Bin Laden.  His comments may come back to bite him in the butt more than they already have.

Steelers Owner Art Rooney II has already issued a statement of complete disbelief in what Mendenhall has said.   I am […]

Notable Undrafted Free Agent Targets

Here is a list of guys who were not drafted that could be potential targets for the Steelers once the CBA is signed.  Those in bold are players who were players who were highly rated prospects but dropped for some reason or another.

Undrafted Players

Brandon Bair- Defensive End, Oregon DeAndre Brown- Wide Receiver, Southern […]

Steelers Need to Draft as if Ike Taylor Will Not be Back

The Steelers need to draft tomorrow under the assumption that Ike Taylor will not be returning to the team.  Ike is a loyal guy and has done a tremendous job and good work while with the Steelers but his agent seems to think that the Steelers are not going to be able to keep Ike […]

Steelers Could Be Looking to Trade Back in 2011 Draft

Like the other teams at the end of the first round of the upcoming draft, the Steelers could be sitting in a prime position.  With many teams looking for a Quarterback at the beginning of the second round, they will likely be willing to give up more then usual to get the Quarterback they want […]

For Steelers Fans April 6th is a Big Day

While the NFL and the NFLPA continue to spat over more money per year then most of us will see in a lifetime there is some light ahead.  Judge Susan Nelson is now presiding over the case and she has set a hearing date for April 6, 2011.  That is 21 days from now.  What […]

What if the CBA is Not Signed: Effect on the Steeler Organization

Now that we have looked at what could happen to the draft let’s take a peak at how the Steelers Organization could be affected.  I am going to go through each position and see what the affect might be on the roster and the team.

Free Agency

If a season is missed then players would […]

What if the CBA is Not Signed: 2011 Draft

The CBA is set to expire in early March but the last thing that is scheduled on the NFL Calendar is the 2011 NFL Draft.  After that with no CBA there is no league.  This puts many college athletes into a predicament.

The deadline for college juniors and redshirt sophomores to declare for the NFL […]

What if the CBA is Not Signed?

The big topic in the NFL right now is whether or not the owners and the players can agree to terms on a new CBA.  Everyone wants to talk about whose fault it is and what is to blame for this battle between the two.  I am going to stay away from that and get […]

Woodley was Quiet About his Contract…Until Now

There has been a lot of players this year that have outplayed their current contracts and want more money than they are set to make in the 2010 season.  A few big names such as Chris Johnson, Darrelle Revis and Lamarr Woodley comprise this list.   While Chris Johnson has recently agreed to a new […]