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The Pittsburgh Steelers entered the 2012 season with
aspirations of at least making the playoffs if not contending for another Super
Bowl. Instead, the team finished a disappointing 8-8, missing out on a playoff
appearance. Yesterday, general manager Kevin Colbert indicated the significant
changes could be coming in Pittsburgh.
Colbert told reporters, including Bob Labriola of Steelers
Digest, that if the team doesn’t change its roster that produced an 8-8 record,
they’d “be silly to expect a different result.” Colbert added that the team is
not currently “married” to any players.
The Steelers are currently projected to be $10.8 million
over the 2013 salary cap. When asked how he would handle this in order to get
under the limit, Colbert pointed to “terminations, possible extensions and
The Steelers are veteran-laden, especially on the defense,
and it will be interesting to see what is to come of linebacker James Harrison
and safety Troy Polamalu. There are also questions surrounding the future of
wide receiver Mike Wallace in Pittsburgh.
Whatever the case, it seems like there will be a shakeup in
Pittsburgh this offseason.
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