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How much can the Steelers benefit from new CBA provision?

Part of the new Collective Bargaining Agreement that was ratified last year gave NFL teams the option to carry over any leftover salary cap to the following season.  That is a pretty big deal when you think about it. Teams that have significant amounts of cap room one year can make even more room the …

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20 Questions for the Steelers

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One of our members, jpele, posted up this article from the Tribune Review.  John Harris raises some good points as he talks about things that are of a concern to the Steelers or soon will be as this offseason moves forward to an eventual start of the 2011 season (whenever that is).  Coach Mike Tomlin …

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Blitzburgh Radio Podcast – March 18, 2011

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Latest edition of Blitzburgh Radio is loaded up and ready to go. This week BlitzburghRockCity & SteelDad talk about the CBA, the Lockout, the NFL Players, and the letter sent down from Roger Goodell. On the next show we’ll start to talk about the draft prospects for the Steelers on the offensive side and how …

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Players issue lengthy response to NFL commissioner

The Players Respond March 19th, 2011 The players respond to the letter NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell sent to all NFL players on March 17. March 19, 2011 Roger Goodell Commissioner National Football League 280 Park Avenue New York, NY 10017 Dear Roger: This responds to the letter you sent to all NFL players on March …

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NFLPA decertifies as talks break down

NFLPA decertifies as talks breaks down… Story courtesy of NFL.com WASHINGTON — The NFL Players Association announced Friday that it has renounced its status as the collective bargaining representative of the players after failing to reach a new labor deal with the league. The NFLPA said it will become a professional trade association that supports …

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Atleast they are still talking…

The NFL and the Players Union met today for the 4th straight day of talks with federal mediator George Cohen  at the Federal Media and Conciliation Service in Washington, DC.  At this point, the fact that both sides have decided to bring in a 3rd party and continue speaking is probably a good sign.  There …

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