Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby Dickie Dunn on Tue Apr 23, 2013 12:43 pm

Indeed, very cool story. Hope your mom is doing well.

As a side question, I wonder how many buckets of fried chicken Big Snack needs to eat before he is willing to share with other people.
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby joopen on Tue Apr 23, 2013 1:06 pm

He did not order the new boneless KFC, however, in his bucket there were still no bones left.
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby jprolley on Tue Apr 23, 2013 2:26 pm

It was either popeyes or churchs
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby Dickie Dunn on Wed Apr 24, 2013 11:38 am

http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2013/04/24/harrison-contract-shows-what-a-beating-he-took/

According to Howard Balzer of the Sports Xchange, Harrison’s new two-year deal with the Bengals is worth $4.45 million, including a $1.2 million signing bonus.

The deal includes base salaries of $1.4 million and $1.1 million, workout bonuses of $100,000 each year, and per-game roster bonuses which could total $300,000 this year and $250,000 next year. That means his maximum payout this year is $3 million. Compare that to the what he could have made in Pittsburgh, and he clearly lost this offseason.

According to an earlier report, Harrison turned down a 30 percent pay cut from the Steelers, which included a chance to earn the balance back in incentives. Based on the $6.57 million in base salary he would have received before he was released, that comes out to around $4.5 million this year.


Oops. Guess his agent will be looking for a new job.
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby Letang Is The Truth on Wed Apr 24, 2013 12:07 pm

maybe he didnt want to play for dem stillers?
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby IanMoran on Wed Apr 24, 2013 12:17 pm

Letang Is The Truth wrote:maybe he didnt want to play for dem stillers?

I know a joke, but all those "HARRISON HATES THE STEELERS!!!" talk... He stated he has no ill will and the reason he was interested in the Ravens / Cinci is because he wanted to go to a contender and still stay close to Pittsburgh as he plans to continue to live there
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby ulf on Thu Apr 25, 2013 5:50 pm

Who's ready for some #1 overall MACtion tonight?
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby FreeCandy44 on Thu Apr 25, 2013 7:08 pm

This 3 day draft is a joke.
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby DudeMan2766 on Thu Apr 25, 2013 7:13 pm

Is there a reason this is taking so long? DId they just now draw their names for the 1st pick?
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby FreeCandy44 on Thu Apr 25, 2013 7:21 pm

That was a bit of a joke...
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby Rocco on Thu Apr 25, 2013 7:21 pm

Man, any time you can take a guy that manhandled Eastern Michigan's defensive ends, you have to take him first overall.
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby ulf on Thu Apr 25, 2013 7:22 pm

MACtion!
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby DudeMan2766 on Thu Apr 25, 2013 7:23 pm

"The last time [team] drafted a [position] in the first round was [famous player] in [year]. That worked out okay!"*giggles*-ESPN all night
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby FreeCandy44 on Thu Apr 25, 2013 7:25 pm

Wow...two tackles in a row??!!!!!!!! How exciting!
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby largegarlic on Thu Apr 25, 2013 7:27 pm

FreeCandy44 wrote:This 3 day draft is a joke.


Yeah, I had no idea the draft actually started tonight until earlier this afternoon. Of course, I don't watch college football, so I don't have strong attachments to or opinions of most of the guys drafted. I'd rather the whole draft take place in one day and I can start reading the reports that tell me who these players are and who won the draft (I'm not sure if the 2nd part of that statement is sarcastic or not).
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby FreeCandy44 on Thu Apr 25, 2013 7:28 pm

So the raiders have given up on Pryor?
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby skullman80 on Thu Apr 25, 2013 7:32 pm

Pryor sucks.
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby FreeCandy44 on Thu Apr 25, 2013 7:34 pm

Trade!!! Could we have 3 tackles drafted in a row? Lordy I hope so.
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby shafnutz05 on Thu Apr 25, 2013 7:35 pm

Wowowowowow
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby Rocco on Thu Apr 25, 2013 7:36 pm

Interesting move by Miami. And by interesting I mean dumb.
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby FreeCandy44 on Thu Apr 25, 2013 7:45 pm

Im courious where Geno Smith and Tavon Austin go.
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby JoseCuervo on Thu Apr 25, 2013 7:57 pm

No way jarvis falls all the way to the steelers. Pass rushers getting picked up like a piece of candy.
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby DudeMan2766 on Thu Apr 25, 2013 7:58 pm

Sorry, "DeBrickasaw" my first born son will now be named Barkevious
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby Rocco on Thu Apr 25, 2013 8:00 pm

The Browns did something not completely dumb, though I'm not a huge Mingo fan.
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby shafnutz05 on Thu Apr 25, 2013 8:08 pm

I heard tavon Austin got a 7 on the Wunderlich? Lulz
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