Steelers starting right guard Ramon Foster will be back with the team for 2012, as he has signed his restricted free agent tender.
According to the Pittsburgh Tribune Review's Mark Kaboly, Foster did get interest from other teams, but opted to remain in Pittsburgh. Kaboly also confirms that the Steelers would have matched any offer that Foster would have signed.
Ramon Foster signed with the Steelers as an unrestricted rookie free agent in 2009 out of Tennessee. Since then Foster has started 26 games, including Super Bowl XLV.
Restricted free agents have until April 20th to sign with other teams. After that, their rights revert to the the team that brought them into the league.
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Polling Suspended (Again)
Bloggers polling plugin officially SUCKS. For weeks now I've watch as vote tallies on Steelers free agency, draft needs, and the draft itself go up... and then down.
Thanks to all of those who voted, but I'm taking the poll on Jarvis Jones down because there are 80% fewer votes now than yesterday afternoon....