Connect with us

Steelers

First and 10: Will Steelers Pay Big Bucks for Diontae Johnson?

Published

on

Steelers WR Diontae Johnson

Based on the current NFL wide receiver market, Steelers wideout Diontae Johnson is worth at least $20 million per season, but whether the Steelers will pay that is a different story.

The Steelers have been hesitant to hand out big money to wide receivers in the past, and have also been very good at finding quality receivers in the draft. That doesn’t add up to a team that might shell out $80 or $100 million for a good but not exactly great wide receiver.

The league-wide market also doesn’t seem to make much sense, with more talented wide receivers coming out of college football than ever before. It’s be

That track record came with Kevin Colbert at the helm and not Omar Khan, but so far, it seems that Khan’s tenure will be very much a continuation of Colbert’s with only three staff members — not even including Colbert — leaving the front office.

I can say pretty confidently that the old Steelers front office wouldn’t have paid Johnson that much money. Will Khan? That remains to be seen and will be extremely illuminating  when it comes to how finding out exactly how different the new Steelers front office will operate.

FanDuel Sportsbook

States: NY, PA, NJ, IA, IL, CO, IN, TN, VA, WV, MI, AZ

GET THE APP
GET YOUR FIRST BET RISK FREEGET YOUR FIRST BET RISK FREE
Up to $1,000 Back if you don't win!
BET NOW

STEELERS HEADLINES

🏈 NFL Broadens Canadian Broadcast Rights with Bell Media, Austin Bechtold

🏈 Steelers OL J.C. Hassenauer a Minor-Pro Success StoryAlan Saunders

🏈 Alex Highsmith Looks to be More Physical to Improve Pass Rush, Chris Carter

🏈 NFL Network to Broadcast Steelers Preseason Game vs. Seahawks, Dominic Campbell

🏈 Steelers All 90: QB Mason Rudolph, P Cameron NizialekSaunders

🏈 Browns AFC North Odds Sliding as Deshaun Watson Saga Continues, Saunders

FanDuel Sportsbook

States: NY, PA, NJ, IA, IL, CO, IN, TN, VA, WV, MI, AZ

GET THE APP
GET YOUR FIRST BET RISK FREEGET YOUR FIRST BET RISK FREE
Up to $1,000 Back if you don't win!
BET NOW

TODAY’S STEELERS SCHEDULE

The team still has one unsigned pick remaining from the 2022 NFL Draft: QB Kenny Pickett. Bechtold

Steelers QB Mitch Trubisky continues a three-day youth football camp in his hometown of Mentor, Ohio. Saunders, Ed Thompson 

The Best Steelers Coverage in Your Email

All you have to do is enter your email to get all of the best breaking news, analysis and insights on the Pittsburgh Steelers from Chris Carter, Nick Farabaugh, Alan Saunders and the Steelers Now team sent directly to your inbox.

PITTSBURGH SPORTS LIVE

LOCKED ON STEELERS

AROUND THE NETWORK

Top 10 PG Dior Johnson Commits to Pitt

 Pens First-Round Projections, Name to Watch

 2023 RB Jordan Louie Commits to West Virginia

2023 Brashear OLB Ta’Mere Robinson Puts PSU in Top 3

 Bullpen Falters as Goldschmidt, Carslon Push Cardinals to Win

Steelers Now in Your Mailbox!

Enter your email address to get notifications of new posts in your mailbox.

Steelers Now in your Inbox

Sign up and get all of our posts sent directly to your inbox!

Thank you!

Oops!