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Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell realeases debut rap album


If this football thing doesn’t work out for Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell, maybe he can fall back on a career in hip-hop. Bell, under his rap moniker Juice, released his debut album, … 198 more words

Steelers Wire News

Agent: Redskins QB Cousins signs franchise contract for 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kirk Cousins’ agent says the Washington Redskins’ quarterback has signed his contract for the exclusive franchise tag.

Mike McCartney tweeted the news on Friday morning, 10 days after the team placed the tag on Cousins, guaranteeing him a salary of about $24 million for the 2017 season. 432 more words


NFL CBA Explained: Franchise Tag

Article 10 in the NFL’s Collective Bargaining Agreement covers the use of franchise and transition tags. Both grant each NFL team different abilities to hinder or stop a player from becoming a free agent. 1,393 more words

NFL Free Agency

On free agency eve, the Cards' FAs-to-be

By this time tomorrow the Cardinals and the NFL will be well into free agency. The “tampering” period has given everyone plenty of opportunity to get a head start on signing players, although no visits are supposed to have been set up and no players — just agents — are supposed to have talked to teams yet. 208 more words


How Many People Will Be Overpaid During this Year's NFL's Free Agency Period?

By Leo Silbert

Every year players seem to be getting more and more per season, setting new salary records for position groups and setting the salary floor for a player of a certain level.   1,241 more words

Sports Blogging

Steelers working hard to get new contract in place for Le'Veon Bell


Once the Pittsburgh Steelers placed the franchise tag on running back Le’Veon Bell, we assumed that meant Pittsburgh would take their time to get him signed to a long-term deal. 199 more words

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