Category Archives: Offseason

Explaining the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2012 Salary-Cap Quandary (Part 1)

Note 1: This is the first installment of a five-part series on the Steelers’ 2012 salary cap challenges that will appear daily this week on Steelers Lounge. The initial article below provides a basic synopsis of the Steelers’ complicated salary-cap … Continue reading

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Destroyed by Ravens and Colon Out for the Year; What Options Do Steelers Now Have on O-Line?

It was difficult to fathom the Steelers would not use the offseason to improve an offensive line that ranked as the worst in the NFL last season per Pro Football Focus. But after some very questionable moves, Pittsburgh entered 2011 … Continue reading

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Steelers’ Roster Moves May be Complete, Despite Glaring Need At Tackle

It appears that after a frantic period of transactions, the Steelers’ 2011 training camp-roster is nearly set, although Pittsburgh could still bring in a veteran wide receiver due to injuries to three of their projected top six players at that … Continue reading

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Willie Colon and Jonathan Scott Will Return

On Tuesday the Steelers managed to take care of their No. 1 priority in free agency when they agreed to terms with Ike Taylor on a four-year contract. On Thursday, following the release of left tackle Max Starks, they managed … Continue reading

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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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More Tiki Barber-to-Steelers Talk!

I really, really, really hate the offseason, especially one that involves a lockout that has dragged on for three months now. Speculation is all we have, even for folks who know people. Like Peter King, who has an edjumacated guess … Continue reading

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Deebo Preemptively Calls Out NFL on New Rule

There may be no football on the horizon, but the league has been busy little beavers when it comes to protecting the players it has currently locked out. Yesterday, NFL vice president Adolpho Birch (seriously, you can’t make this stuff … Continue reading

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Roger Goodell Speaks With Steelers Fans

I don’t have the expertise of the Lounge Legal Department when it comes to this lockout nonsense, and I’m not going to pretend that I do. But, since my family has held Steelers season tickets since the opening of Heinz … 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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