2014 Steelers Free Agency
Finley indicates on Twitter he's still looking to re-sign with the Packers, or even already has. He had a medical evaluation Wednesday, and could be asking the team to look at the results. The Steelers' neurosurgeon, Dr. Joseph Maroon, cleared him.
The free agent tight end can enter a claim on a $10 million insurance policy if he doesn't play in four games before Oct. 20, 2014 - the one-year anniversary of his spinal cord injury. The Steelers play their seventh game the night of Oct. 20.
Dr. Joseph Maroon is the Steelers' neurosurgeon. He operated on the neck of Jermichael Finley. That connection has turned into the Steelers are interested in Finley, and a visit with his surgeon is being construed as a visit with the team.
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The Steelers enter 2014 with a few moves needing to be made. Contracts need to be redone, extensions need to be given and internal and external free agents need to be signed. This is your one-stop shop for all those moves.
The Steelers have less than three weeks to decide if they want to exercise their option on Cam Heyward's contract or risk losing him in 2015
The Steelers have signed the free agent wide receiver presumably on a tryout contract with the receiver-thin Steelers. WR Markus Wheaton is expected to take over the split end position, and Heyward-Bey is likely there to push Wheaton in training camp
In 2013, Brice McCain had just one interception for a team that went 2-14. The Steelers hope 2014 is a fresh start for McCain as he looks to again contribute on a playoff caliber defense.