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    Will any or all of these players be cut?

    I think any or all of the following could be gone next year:

    Foote, Hampton, Burress, Mendenhall, Wallace, Keisel, Troy, Mundy, Legursky, and Ike.

    Pretty exciting seeing Cortez Allen getting experience and actually holding on to interceptions.

    Thoughts?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChucktownSteeler View Post
    I think any or all of the following could be gone next year:

    Foote, Hampton, Burress, Mendenhall, Wallace, Keisel, Troy, Mundy, Legursky, and Ike.

    Pretty exciting seeing Cortez Allen getting experience and actually holding on to interceptions.

    Thoughts?

    C-town
    No way Ike will (or should) be gone. He is the best CB on the roster and you need at least three good ones to keep up with the throw happy teams these days.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TarlsQtr View Post
    No way Ike will (or should) be gone. He is the best CB on the roster and you need at least three good ones to keep up with the throw happy teams these days.
    I agree they don't let Taylor go. He is a top flight CB in this league. Burress, Mendenhall, Wallace, Mundy, & Legursky are toss ups.

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    Foote, Hampton, Burress, Mendenhall, Wallace, Legursky, Mundy, are Free Agents...

    Troy has a 10 mil cap hit, cutting hit would create close to 5 million in cap space... (with around 5 mil in dead money)

    Keisel has an affordable 4.5 cap, cutting him would save around 3.... not sure why we'd do that since he showed this year that he's got plenty of game left.

    Cutting Ike would save around 2.5 in cap space... not sure it's worth it

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    Quote Originally Posted by NeilPatrickBanana View Post
    Foote, Hampton, Burress, Mendenhall, Wallace, Legursky, Mundy, are Free Agents...

    Troy has a 10 mil cap hit, cutting hit would create close to 5 million in cap space... (with around 5 mil in dead money)

    Keisel has an affordable 4.5 cap, cutting him would save around 3.... not sure why we'd do that since he showed this year that he's got plenty of game left.

    Cutting Ike would save around 2.5 in cap space... not sure it's worth it
    Add Ben to that list.

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    Add Ben to that list.
    riiight *rolls eyes*
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zachintosh66 View Post
    riiight *rolls eyes*
    This team doesn't value Ben. If it did none of this is happening.

    And here's the kicker, what if the team asks Ben to re-work (no new money just the same money), and he says NO?

    Then what?

    I think Ben's had it with Art II. Just remember I said that when this boils over.

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    If you think they're going to cut any of those long time vets you are out of your mind. The Steelers don't operate that way. I was more shocked than I'd ever been to see them cut Ward.

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    Quote Originally Posted by steelersbabex25 View Post
    If you think they're going to cut any of those long time vets you are out of your mind. The Steelers don't operate that way. I was more shocked than I'd ever been to see them cut Ward.
    I'll get my *** kicked here for saying this but here goes. Cutting Ward was one of the single worst calls the Steelers made this season. How many dropped passes did we see in clutch situations this year when a 1st down would have kept a drive alive? Miller did a great job in those clutch plays.....but with Ward we also lost serious fire and leadership. Two things that this ****** team has lacked all year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OldSchool58 View Post
    I'll get my *** kicked here for saying this but here goes. Cutting Ward was one of the single worst calls the Steelers made this season. How many dropped passes did we see in clutch situations this year when a 1st down would have kept a drive alive? Miller did a great job in those clutch plays.....but with Ward we also lost serious fire and leadership. Two things that this ****** team has lacked all year.
    AGREE! I was very upset when they cut Ward.. The guy is older but he was reliable and caught the ball!

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