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Steelers 2017 Free Agency: Tracking the rumors, signings and departures

Get the latest news on the Pittsburgh Steelers free agents, rumors on potential acquisitions and any players who depart Pittsburgh for greener pastures.

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Every team in the NFL is preparing for Free Agency to officially begin on Wednesday, March 9th at 4 p.m. EDT. With the tampering period starting on Monday, March 7th at 12 p.m. EDT, it might seem a bit premature to be starting the Free Agency tracker, but the Steelers have already started signing their own free agents.

This is where the BTSC Pittsburgh Steelers Free Agency Tracker comes in handy. Find the links to all news, rumors and acquisitions right here. Consider it your one-stop-shop for all things related to the Steelers free agency period.

All rumors, departures and acquisitions will have a stand alone article, but will also be linked here and updated whenever the news hits the wire.

Updated 3/22

Steelers Free Agents:

Lawrence Timmons (UFA) - Signed two-year deal with Miami Dolphins (3/10)
Landry Jones (UFA)Signed to a two-year contract (3/9)
Jarvis Jones (UFA) Signed contract with Arizona Cardinals (3/14)
DeAngelo Williams (UFA)
James Harrison (UFA)Signed to two-year contract (3/1)
Cody Wallace (UFA)
Greg Warren (UFA)Signed to one-year contract (2/2)
Le’Veon Bell (UFA)Exclusive Rights franchise tag (2/27)
Steven Johnson (UFA)Signed to one-year contract (2/15)
Ricardo Mathews (UFA)
David Johnson (UFA)Signed to new contract (3/9)
Markus Wheaton (UFA) — Signed with the Chicago Bears (3/9)
Shamarko Thomas (UFA)
Chris Hubbard (RFA)Rights to first refusal tender (3/2)
Ross Cockrell (RFA)Original round tender (3/3)
Fitzgerald Toussaint (ERFA)Signed to one-year contract (2/14)
Roosevelt Nix (ERFA)Signed to one-year contract (1/26)
Cobi Hamilton (ERFA)Signed to one-year contract (1/27)
Jordan Dangerfield (ERFA)Signed to one-year contract (1/28)
Chris Boswell (ERFA)Signed to one-year contract (2/2)
Alejandro Villanueva (ERFA)
Anthony Chickillo (ERFA)Signed to one-year contract (2/14)
B.J. Finney (ERFA)
Xavier Grimble (ERFA)
Cole Manhart (ERFA)
Valerian Ume-Ezeoke (ERFA)
Kevin Anderson (ERFA)


Steelers and Le’Veon Bell in deep contract negotiations (3/3)
Steelers and Lawrence Timmons involved in contract talks (3/2)
Steelers interested in Mike Glennon as backup QB (3/3)
Steelers showing interest in Logan Ryan and Brandon Flowers (3/9)
Steelers host Jaguars CB Davon House (3/13)
Steelers to host LB Dont’a Hightower (3/13)
Steelers host a pair of free agents to possibly fill depth (3/13)
Steelers host free agent DL Tyson Alualu (3/20)


Steelers sign WR Justin Hunter to one-year contract (3/15)
Steelers sign RB Knile Davis to one-year contract (3/20)
Steelers sign CB Coty Sensabaugh to two-year deal (3/20)
Steelers sign DL Tyson Alualu to two-year contract (3/21)


Ryan Harris retires from NFL (3/3)
Markus Wheaton signs contract with Chicago Bears (3/9)
Lawrence Timmons signs contract with Miami Dolphins (3/10)
Jarvis Jones signs contract with Arizona Cardinals (3/14)