Originally written on NFL Injury Report  |  Last updated 10/16/14
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 reconstructions.” 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. Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.thenflinjuryreport.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();
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