Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 2/10/13
The Pittsburgh Steelers are up against the salary cap again this offseason and they will have to make a lot of tough roster decisions. Last offseason, the team cut ties with veterans Hines Ward, Aaron Smith, James Farrior, Bryant McFadden and others in order to get under the cap. This time around the Steelers are looking at the possibility of losing six starters from week one of last season to free agency and they may cut two or three more. Max Starks OT, Ramon Foster G, Mike Wallace WR, Keenan Lewis, Larry Foote ILB and Casey Hampton NT are unrestricted free agents with James Harrison OLB, Brett Kiesel DE and Willie Colon G as candidates to be released. Realistically the Steelers will probably not lose every single one of these players and I believe Foster, Lewis, Foote and Keisel have the best chances to be retained. Until contracts are reached nothing is certain however and we will all have to wait and see how the Steelers handle free agency. If Starks and Foster are allowed to leave
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