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LB Timmons Another Steeler That Could Rework Contract To Save C…

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 rewo
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  • Roethsliberger restructure would push future cap numbers even h…

    Roethsliberger restructure would push future cap numbers even higher

    Last year, the Steelers cut quarterback Ben Roethlisberger’s base salary from $11.6 million down to the minimum of $900,000.  The $10.7 million became a guaranteed payment, with the cap hit spread equally over the four remaining years in Roethlisberger
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  • Inge hopes Pirates can channel spirit of '06 Tigers

    Inge hopes Pirates can channel spirit of '06 Tigers

    MLB.com Feb 26, 2013
    The team two years removed from a season in which it lost more than 100 games approaches Spring Training with the World Series dream to which everyone is entitled, and believes that delusion is made more credible by the presence of an All-Star catcher, …
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  • Pa. pharmacist gets 30 months in steroids case

    Pa. pharmacist gets 30 months in steroids case

    ESPN.com Feb 26, 2013
    A pharmacist has been sentenced to 2.5 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to helping a former Pittsburgh Steelers team doctor illegally distribute anabolic steroids in an investigation spun off from a national crackdown on the performance e
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  • Risky draft prospect for Browns, Steelers

    Risky draft prospect for Browns, Steelers

    ESPN.com Feb 26, 2013
    Georgia linebacker Jarvis Jones is a perfect fit for the Browns' new 3-4 defense. Jones is the exact pass-rush terror the Steelers need to eventually replace James Harrison. But the Browns and Steelers could both pass on the FBS leader in sacks in the f…
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  • Bouchette: Steelers To Meet With WR Breaston This Week

    Bouchette: Steelers To Meet With WR Breaston This Week

    steelersgab.com Feb 26, 2013
    WR Steve Breaston will meet w #Steelers in his native Pittsburgh Thursday or Friday, day not settled yet. - Ed Bouchette (@EdBouchette) February 26, 2013
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  • Browns Confirms Some Tension Between He And Wallace During Seas…

    Browns Confirms Some Tension Between He And Wallace During Season

    steelersgab.com Feb 26, 2013
    There was no doubt that the rumors of a divided locker room for the Steelers in 2012 has been a big story as of late. Wide out Antonio Brown, who will be looked at as the teams top WR after Mike Wallace bails, basically confirmed as much to ESPN New Yor…
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  • PFT Live: Jerome Felton, Steelers/Cowboys to-do lists

    PFT Live: Jerome Felton, Steelers/Cowboys to-do lists

    profootballtalk.com Feb 26, 2013
    Adrian Peterson ran for 2,097 yards in 2012 and he had fullback Jerome Felton helping clear the path toward many of them. Felton’s headed toward free agency off that performance and he’ll join Mike Florio on Tuesday’s PFT Live to talk about what the
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  • NFL Scouting Combine: WVU's Tavon Austin could fill many roles

    NFL Scouting Combine: WVU's Tavon Austin could fill many roles

    post-gazette.com Feb 26, 2013
    With the expected departure of Mike Wallace, the Steelers will have a big need for a speedy wide receiver.
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Sports Columnists

  • 2013 NFL combine -- Plenty learned at event done right

    Feb 26
    We learned plenty at this year's combine, as usual, so the NFL shouldn't change a thing, writes John Clayton.
  • Sources: Holmgren, Raiders talk front office job

    Feb 26
    The Oakland Raiders have been talking to former Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks coach Mike Holmgren about a leadership position within the organization, according to two sources.
  • Peter King: More on Tom Brady's amazing deal; mail

    Feb 26
    Picking up the pieces from the surprising three-year, $27 million Tom Brady contract extension:
  • Adande/Gutierrez: Who's the NBA's most clutch player?

    Feb 26
    Which player gets the ball in crunch time? J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez decide.