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Steelers Week 12 Transactions

In one of the most explosive roster transactions weeks in years, the Steelers signed two new players, released two others and in the process, turned the 2012 season on its head

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Batch, McFadden signed to practice squad

TE Jamie McCoy and OG Ryan Lee were released to make room for Batch and McFadden, who were released to make room for WR Plaxico Burress and QB Brian Hoyer

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Exploring Steelers options with Byron Leftwich

An exploration of the Steelers' options and their salary cap ramifications, concerning the injured Byron Leftwich.

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How the Steelers' signings affect the salary cap

How the Steelers' recent free agent signings affect the 2012 salary cap status

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Too late could be too soon For Steelers, Big Ben

Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin faces a dilemma regarding Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, but it isn’t what you may think.

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Steelers cut Baron Batch, Marshall McFadden

Injuries forced the Steelers to make a few decisions Tuesday, and those decisions led to the release of running back Baron Batch and linebacker Marshall McFadden

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Steelers salary cap projections 2013-17

The Steelers salary cap, from 2013 to 2017, from Antonio Brown to Ziggy Hood, is covered here.

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Steelers sign Brian Hoyer as back-up quarterback

Former Patriots back-up quarterback will be No. 2 behind Charlie Batch Sunday at Cleveland.

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Burress impresses in tryouts, is expected to sign

Former Steelers, Giants and Jets wide receiver Plaxico Burress impressed the Steelers coaching staff enough at a tryout Tuesday that ESPN Adam's Schefter is reporting he will be offered a contract.

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Burress tryout the result of early roster decision

The Steelers chose to go with four receivers on their active roster at the start of this season, risking having to bring in a receiver later in the season if injuries should occur. They've hit now, and the Steelers have to give Plaxico Burress a look.

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The skinny on QBs Mike Kafka and Brian Hoyer

With the impending absence of Byron Leftwich, the Steelers are reportedly shopping the free agency market for a back-up quarterback. Kafka and Hoyer will have tryouts in Pittsburgh Tuesday.

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Plaxico Burress to work out for Steelers

ESPN reported the former Steelers wide receiver may be coming back to Pittsburgh.

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Steelers free agent quarterback options

If the Steelers have to make a free agent move this week to bring in a quarterback as Charlie Batch gets the start, who would it be? We have some options.

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Leftwich will miss Browns game

Byron Leftwich is also injured for the Pittsburgh Steelers, meaning the squad could have to start Charlie Batch Sunday against the Cleveland Browns and will likely sign a quarterback off the free agent market.

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