Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday March 4th – Shiver Me Tenders Edition

The Steelers have tendered contracts to four more players besides Willie Colon. I explained each tender offer here of both the restricted and unrestricted free agents and what it means going forward.

Ed Bouchette breaks down the NFL labor negotiations and puts them in a Q & A format that is easy to understand. He also goes over the ramifications if an agreement is not reached. Thursday evening a 24-hour extension was granted of the old CBA. The new deadline is late Friday night.

Elliot Harrison of has a detailed article on the importance of pass protection and looking past just the sacks allowed stat.

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Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall was working on his dance moves last week for an upcoming charity fundraiser. Mendenhall will be featured in Dancing with the Celebrities of Pittsburgh, which takes place in Pittsburgh on March 12. More details are here at

Steelers linebacker LaMarr Woodley recently partnered with PCRM on the “Sack Your Old Lunch” public service announcement. The PSA print ad encourages readers to spread the message that school lunches should provide healthful options that fight childhood obesity.

The vintage link today features Carnell Lake. The Feb 11, 1999 article by Bouchette covers the “soon to be parting ways” of the Steelers and Lake. Also page down and you can see the other unrestricted free agents from that offseason and their 1998 Cap Value.

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