Category Archives: Free Agency

Free Agency Odds and Ends: Starks, Randle El and Plaxico

Catching up with what’s been going on with the Steelers…

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Reports: Ike Taylor is Back

If you thought Ike Taylor was a must-sign for the Pittsburgh Steelers this offseason, you’re probably pretty happy right about now. According to reports from ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Pro Football Talk, the Steelers and Taylor have come to terms … Continue reading

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Steelers Sign 15 Undrafted Free Agents

The Steelers announced on Tuesday morning that they’ve signed 15 undrafted free agents (real roster moves! Yeah!). Here is the list, via the team’s official website…

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Now Everybody Wants to Move Colon to Guard

Hey all, hope everyone’s having a fancy summer. Thanks to Gretz, Steelers Lounge hasn’t completely shuttered its doors, but things have been pretty slow. Hopefully, the owners and players are close to working out the details on a new CBA … Continue reading

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Re-signing Ike Taylor Also Carries Some Significant Risk

It’s been pretty well documented that once free agency begins the Steelers top priority will be to sign cornerback Ike Taylor to a contract extension before somebody else can give him a blank check on the open market, where he … Continue reading

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Ben Roethlisberger Thinks It Would be ‘Awesome’ to Have Plaxico Burress Back

Last offseason the Steelers spent the free agency signing period putting the band back together by re-acquiring former starters Larry Foote, Antwaan Randle El and Bryant McFadden. Even though no roster movement has taken place this offseason (because of the … Continue reading

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How Court Rulings May Affect Free Agents: Offense

I will gladly defer to Jeremy of the Lounge Legal Department to explain what I contend was a flawed decision by the Eighth Circuit. Regardless, that decision likely greatly increased the chance of cornerback Ike Taylor re-signing with the Steelers … Continue reading

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Great News: Ike Wants to Stay

A few nuggets worth pointing out from this KDKA interview with Ike Taylor, the man that holds the key to the Steelers’ 2011 Super Bowl hopes and dreams. “For sure I would love to retire as a Steeler,” Taylor told … Continue reading

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Never Write in Absolutes, Especially on Willie Colon

Long-time and respected Steelers’ reporter Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette blogged that there is no chance whatsoever that Willie Colon will move to guard because “he does not run well enough to play the position.” First, people should never … Continue reading

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Lifting Lockout Good for Players, Football; Could Hurt Steelers in 2011

With the ongoing NFL labor strife and free-agency uncertainty, this may be the toughest draft to forecast ever, particularly since there is no top-tier player at a need position that most Steelers fans hope is available with the No. 31 … Continue reading

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