Category Archives: Free Agency

LaMarr Woodley Gets the Franchise Tag

In what has been expected for some time now, the Steelers placed the franchise tag on LaMarr Woodley on Friday — via Jason La Canfora on the Tweet machine — in what is most likely just a temporary move until … Continue reading

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Steelers Lounge Podcast #37: It’s the Offseason — Carnell Lake

It’s the first Steelers Lounge podcast of the offseason and we’re ignoring the impending labor strife because, well, denial is a big part of helping us get through the day. Anyway, we kick things off by talking about my post … Continue reading

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Lockout Would Be Awful, Could Aid 2011 Steelers

The NFL is currently the most popular sports league in U.S. history, coming off a record-breaking season in revenues and an epic Super Bowl between two storied franchises that was viewed by an estimated 111 million Americans.  Yet a possible … Continue reading

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2011 Pittsburgh Steelers Mock Draft Version 3.0

The Steelers have four realistic options for their first-round draft pick in 2011, each of which would fill a major need. They could draft an offensive guard (Mike Pouncey) who would almost certainly start as a rookie and provide a … Continue reading

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Steelers Could Ignore OT Again in 2011 NFL Draft to Focus On Need and Value

Pittsburgh is the only NFL franchise that has not drafted an offensive tackle prospect in the first two rounds in any NFL draft over the past decade (2001-10). Do not be shocked if that streak continues in the 2011 NFL … Continue reading

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2011 Pittsburgh Steelers Mock Draft Versions 2a, 2b and 2c

Recently, I went through many of the possibilities of the current NFL labor negotiations and likely upcoming lockout in March. This unrest and unpredictability is why it is so difficult to do any mock drafts, because it is unclear who teams … Continue reading

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How An NFL Lockout Will Affect Potential Steelers Free Agents

The Wall Street Journal has an interesting article on the potential ramifications if the NFL locks out its players in March due to a lack of collective bargaining agreement being successfully negotiated for the 2011 season. Reportedly, NFL officials showed … Continue reading

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Offseason Maneuvers Part 1: Free Agency

Overall Grade for Steelers in Free Agency: A Since the advent of modern-era free agency in the mid 1990s, Steeler fans usually dread this period of veteran players occasionally swapping teams, because Pittsburgh almost always ends up losing better players … Continue reading

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Steelers Try To Fix Tackle Hole, Sign Flozell Adams

If Jason LaCanfora’s report is accurate, the Steelers just took a big step forward. LaCanfora is reporting that the Steelers have signed ex-Cowboys tackle Flozell Adams. Adams immediately becomes the clear favorite to start at right tackle,  replacing Willie Colon … Continue reading

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Steelers Sign Adrian Jones; Place Colon on Injured Reserve

It wasn’t Chester Pitts or Flozell Adams, but the Steelers did add an offensive lineman on Wednesday, signing former Jets and Chiefs tackle Adrian Jones (via Steelers.com).

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