The Pittsburgh Steelers currently find themselves about $14 million over the salary cap for the 2013 season, depending on where the final cap number rests for the year, which is still not quite decided. But rest assured it will put them well over.
The team has some big players scheduled to hit free agency, and many of them are expected to leave. If they want to retain any of them, however, they first must get under the salary cap.
Last year, the Steelers found themselves in a similar position, and they were able to part ways with some veterans that were no longer reliable, such as Hines Ward, James Farrior, Aaron Smith, Bryant McFadden, and Chris Kemoeatu.
Will they be able to get under the salary cap this year while avoiding any significant cuts of players like James Harrison, Brett Keisel, Ike Taylor, and even Troy Polamalu? The list offers some potential solutions.
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