20 Total Updates since March 15, 2013
about 1 month ago Article 23 comments
Bill Belichick tried to lure Emmanuel Sanders away with a suspicious 1 year deal... Not only did Belichick's subterfuge threaten to cut "Young Money's" remaining value in half, it also almost brought the Steelers history with restricted free agents full circle. Yes, all of this has happened to the Steelers before....
about 1 month ago Article 57 comments
Agent for Steelers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders casts shadow over possibility of keeping his client in Pittsburgh for the long haul.
about 1 month ago Article 155 comments
Keeping the epitome of potential in Pittsburgh benefits today, but could subtract from tomorrow as taught by the lessons of yesterday.
about 1 month ago Article 69 comments
Maybe getting that 91st pick and the extra cap space would have been the best thing to do. But here is one person's biased opinion as to why the Steelers probably did the right thing.
about 1 month ago Article 21 comments
The Steelers may have matched the Patriots offer, but they can still work out a long-term deal, should they be interested in that. They will have to work something out, considering they are basically at the top of the salary cap.
about 1 month ago Article 214 comments
Emmanuel Sanders will remain in Pittsburgh after the Steelers matched the Patriots qualifying offer he signed earlier this week.
about 1 month ago Article 42 comments
A poll of over 1,000 BTSC readers shows the vast majority is ok with letting restricted free agent wide receiver join the Patriots in exchange for a third round pick - 91st overall - in the upcoming NFL Draft.
about 1 month ago Article 63 comments
With late Sunday's deadline to match the offer sheet Emmanuel Sanders signed with the Patriots, the team is reportedly split over their next move.
about 1 month ago Article 100 comments
If the Steelers decide to basically trade a receiver for a third round selection in the upcoming NFL draft, they will need the remaining veterans on the roster to pick up the slack - especially the eldest of them all.
about 1 month ago Article 136 comments
In the individual era of a team sport, money talks and free-agents walk. Wanting to better one's self is understandable in any industry, but sometimes business has nothing to do with business.
about 1 month ago Article 18 comments
Detroit's Mike Thomas and Atlanta's Harry Douglas are two reasonable comparable contracts off which the Steelers could determine Sanders' value. Those contracts are worth between $12 million and $19 million over four and five years, respectively.
about 1 month ago Article 128 comments
Let's be democratic. Let's put it to a vote.
about 1 month ago Article 56 comments
With the amount known, the Steelers have until 11:59 p.m. ET Sunday, April 14 to match an offer made to their fourth-year wide receiver or see him head off to New England.
about 1 month ago Article 102 comments
While many people believe the Steelers would rather take an extra draft pick than match an offer which would put them over the NFL salary cap, his absence would leave yet another void at an already thin position.
about 1 month ago Article 53 comments
The Steelers will receive the 91st overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft if they elect not to match a one-year offer from the New England Patriots for the services of wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders. But why only a one year deal? Perhaps it's because their intention is to roll an extension into it and push money off their 2013 salary cap.
about 1 month ago Article 215 comments
The Steelers have five days to match, but amount of contract isn't expected to "scare" the Steelers.
2 months ago Article 150 comments
Patriots release of Brandon Lloyd makes their need for another receiver all the more urgent.
2 months ago Article 204 comments
Multiple sources have indicated that Steelers restricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders has received an offer from the New England Patriots.
2 months ago Article 126 comments
If the Patriots are willing to part with a 3rd round pick, Pittsburgh's tenuous cap situation could make it difficult to match.
2 months ago Article 31 comments
The Patriots have looked to restricted free agents before when they found themselves in need of a wide receiver. Is Emmanuel Sanders the next Wes Welker in New England? And will the Steelers have the same regrets Miami had?