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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
Share TweetLast 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
Inge hopes Pirates can channel spirit of '06 TigersUpdated Feb 26 Share TweetThe 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, …Source: MLB.com
Pa. pharmacist gets 30 months in steroids caseUpdated Feb 26 Share TweetA 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 eSource: ESPN.com
Risky draft prospect for Browns, SteelersUpdated Feb 26 Share TweetGeorgia 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…Source: ESPN.comShare TweetWR Steve Breaston will meet w #Steelers in his native Pittsburgh Thursday or Friday, day not settled yet. - Ed Bouchette (@EdBouchette) February 26, 2013Source: steelersgab.com
Browns Confirms Some Tension Between He And Wallace During SeasonUpdated Feb 26 Share TweetThere 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…Source: steelersgab.com
PFT Live: Jerome Felton, Steelers/Cowboys to-do listsUpdated Feb 26 Share TweetAdrian 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 theSource: profootballtalk.comShare TweetWith the expected departure of Mike Wallace, the Steelers will have a big need for a speedy wide receiver.Source: post-gazette.com
2013 NFL combine -- Plenty learned at event done rightFeb 26We 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 jobFeb 26The 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; mailFeb 26Picking 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 26Which player gets the ball in crunch time? J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez decide.