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Steelers 2013 salary cap news

It looks to be another year of salary cap manipulation for the Steelers, and we have all the news related to potential moves, signings, releases and transactions and their impact on the 2013 salary cap.

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Steelers Free Agency: bigger picture is alarming

With 48 players signed out of the 51 that will count against the 2013 salary cap, the Steelers find themselves with only $2.07 million of space under the cap. Willie Colon's contract clears post-June 1, providing enough space to sign the 2013 draft class.

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NFLPA: Steelers $2 million under cap, 48 signed

NFLPA assistant executive director George Atallah released their full salary cap numbers for each team, showing there is still a lot of money to be spent.

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Salary Cap Standing after March

With the dust all but settled from the free-agency twister which re-arranged parts of the NFL landscape in March, the Steelers are still in relatively good shape as they look forward to the draft.

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Free agency salary cap aftermath

It's been a long three days, and the Steelers have been more active than in years-past, although to mixed reviews from its fan-base. Here's a look at the updated numbers as they stand.

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Where the Steelers are in terms of the salary cap

With the first official day of the new league year officially in the books, here is a quick snapshot of the team's current cap situation entering day two.

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The heart of the economic issue facing Steelers

It's not rocket surgery; the Steelers wouldn't have to restructure the contracts of veterans if they have less expensive alternatives in place. They don't because they haven't drafted them. And the size of contracts being given to quarterbacks is a league-wide phenomena only avoided by teams that do not have franchise quarterbacks.

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Steelers under NFL $123 million salary cap for now

The Steelers aren't out of the Salary Cap Woods just yet. There are still some decisions to be made involving restricted free agents before the 2013 league year starts March 12.

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Players are temporary investments

With a new CBA in place, the fiscal landscape of the NFL is about to suffer a polar shift. Evolving inflation will be lanced thanks to a leveling salary cap.

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Roethlisberger restructures contract

The third player of the off-season took one for the team by taking their pay up front, moving the Steelers closer to being salary cap compliant.

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Brown restructures contract

Yesterday, Timmons took a pay advance to help the Steelers clear cap space. Today, Brown followed suit freeing up a little more.

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Timmons restructures contract

Hours after rumors began to swirl about possible restructures before the end of the week, Albert Breer reports Timmons' deal is done.

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Steelers begin their off-season moves

With the new league year swiftly approaching, the Steelers are making the first steps toward complying with the NFL salary cap.

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NFL salary cap expected to top $122 million

As the new league year slowly approaches, the NFL has been crunching the numbers to find the true level of the salary cap, which looks to be higher than originally projected.

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Steelers salary cap: timing is everything

With the first deadline of the 2013 salary cap season quickly approaching, the noose has begun to tighten around the neck of the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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The time for change may be upon us

The Steelers face many issues regarding their salary cap situation as well as what to do with long-time veterans such as James Harrison and Brett Keisel. However, as painful as it might seem right now, perhaps, the only real choice is to part ways with several veterans--even ones with a few productive years left--in order to pave the way for the younger players to lead the team into the future.

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Mocking the Steelers roster: Offense vs. Defense

To prevent a complete offensive implosion, the Steelers could decide to jettison the consistent defense which has carried them until now.

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Colon wrongly targeted for release

Everyone is looking for a scapegoat after a dismal season with no post-season opportunities. Unfortunately, they are foolishly putting the wrong head on the chopping block.

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Mocking the Steelers roster: The price for loyalty

Trying to keep their prized bulls may just cost the Steelers the future of the farm, if they don't put them out to pasture before it's too late.

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Mocking the Steelers roster: In with the new

Restructuring contracts, releasing veterans and re-signing free-agents sounds great when getting your team under the cap; but the impact on future seasons is undeniable.

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It's time to extend Roethlisberger's contract

Without the foresight to be able to predict injuries, the Steelers can simply accept reality and admit Ben Roethlisberger is still the franchise's most important player. Giving him an extension provides cap help and sets the basis for the transitioning future core of this team.

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Mocking the Steelers Roster: Out with the old

As the AFC North unanimously celebrates the retirement of a legendary linebacker, two more of its defensive legends may be forced to do the same without the confetti, champagne and controversy.

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Steelers salary cap options: The end of an era

The big game is upon us celebrating not only the coronation of a new champion, but the official end to the 2012 NFL season. Brace yourselves. The off-season is here.

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Steelers salary cap options: Special Teams

While the new coordinator will have his hands full with an uninspiring group, the front office will have their hands full deciding who the coordinator will have to work with.

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Steelers salary cap options: Defensive Line

A changing of the guard is taking place amongst arguably the most crucial component of Pittsburgh's consistently dominant defense.

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Steelers salary cap options: wide receivers

With their prized thoroughbred prepared to bolt when the gates are opened, the Steelers will need their young stallions and ponies to carry playoff hopes through next season.

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Steelers salary cap options: Cornerback

If the Steelers want their top pass-defensive ranking to remain the same on the stat chart, they will need to find a way to keep the same names on the depth chart.

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Steelers 2013 salary cap options - Tight End

With a part-time practice squadder for the left and a sophomore seventh-rounder in the right, the Steelers will need to fill the empty shoes of their 2012 team MVP.

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Steelers 2013 salary cap options - Safeties

Pittsburgh has several key players whose contracts will demand special attention this off-season. Possible releases could consume one of the Steelers starting safeties - maybe both.

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Steelers 2013 salary cap options - Offensive Line

All the chief's horses and all the line men, need to find a way to run the ball again. If they're to succeed, they'll need a great wall, or the 2013 Steelers could have another great fall.

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Steelers 2013 salary cap options - Running Back

The Pittsburgh Steelers are a team committing themselves to improving their running game in 2013; however, at the moment, they don't have a single running back under contract.

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Steelers salary cap options - Inside Linebacker

Restructuring has become the name of the game, and this time Lawrence Timmons is the one who'll be "playing". Who else will be around to play beside him?

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Steelers salary cap options - outside linebacker

The James Harrison show will be playing center stage in the Steelers front office this off-season, as they cannot escape the inevitable decision which will have to be made regarding a former defensive player of the year.

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Steelers 2013 options by position - Quarterback

Free agency and coach swapping have commandeered non-playoff related headlines, as teams who failed to make the playoffs begin evaluating players already under contract for next season, and figuring out where they will stand with the 2013 salary cap.

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