Originally written on Pro Football Zone  |  Last updated 10/19/14

PITTSBURGH - DECEMBER 20: James Harrison #92 of the Pittsburgh Steelers high fives fans as he walks off the field following the game against the Green Bay Packers on December 20, 2009 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
The Pittsburgh Steelers have released veteran linebacker James Harrison after both sides were unable to work out a new contract. The Steelers had to move on from Harrison if something couldn’t get worked out, since his cap number for 2013 was over $10 million.  They don’t have the cap room to handle that kind of figure. Harrison posted a good-bye message to Steelers fans on Twitter. It’s been a great run but all good things must come to a end. Thank you Steelers Nation I will miss you all! — James Harrison (@jharrison9292) March 9, 2013   Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; _CI.counter = (_CI.counter) ? _CI.counter + 1 : 1; document.write(''); script.type = 'text/javascript'; var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; _CI.counter = (_CI.counter) ? _CI.counter + 1 : 1; document.write(''); script.type = 'text/javascript'; script.src = 'http://widget.crowdignite.com/widgets/27484?_ci_wid=_CI_widget_'+_CI.counter; script.async = true; ref.parentNode.insertBefore(script, ref); })();
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