Found October 08, 2011 on Steelers Depot:
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The Steelers freed up some salary cap room this past week as they restructured the contract of defensive end Aaron Smith and extended it a season in addition to do so. Smith was currently in the final year of his contract that pays him a base salary of $4.5 million. The Steelers converted $1.75 million of that base into a signing bonus to lower his 2011 cap hit by $875K and added on another year to the contract. The extension will likely create $875K in dead money for the Steelers in 2012 should this be the final year Smith plays. Smith suffered a mid foot sprain last week against the Texans Read more [...]Steelers Extend & Restructure Aaron Smith Contract To Free Up Cap Room is a post from: Steelers Depot
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