Found March 01, 2012 on Gridiron Grit:
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Out with the old and in with the new, we presume.  The Pittsburgh Steelers are not only releasing the franchise’s all-time leading receiver Hines Ward, but also look to cut veteran linebacker James Farrior and aren’t expected to franchise tag star receiver Mike Wallace, either. “It’s not a done deal, but the percentages just aren’t there,” Ralph Cindrich tells Scott Brown of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. James Farrior, 37, is due a base salary of $2.85 million next season, which is the final year of his contract.  The Steelers could reduce his salary to $925,000—assuming Farrior’s willing to take a hometown discount.  The team could also release him and then re-sign him to a one-year, $925,000 contract that amounts to only $540,000 against the salary cap. “James wants to play and wants to play with the Steelers,” Cindrich said.  “The question is, do they have room for him?” Last week it was a safe bet that Wallace was going to stick around in the Steel City.  Now, it’s safe t
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