- Associated Press - Monday, August 1, 2011

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has agreed to restructure his contract to help the team get under the $120.4 million salary cap by Thursday.

Roethlisberger’s agent says the team approached his client about the move. Ryan Tollner adds that the restructuring would not affect the length or the terms of Roethlisberger’s current eight-year, $102 million deal signed in 2008.

The Steelers entered training camp about $10 million over the salary cap and last week released veterans Max Starks, Flozell Adams and Antwaan Randle El to shed payroll.

Director of football operations Kevin Tolbert has said the team wouldn’t rule out other personnel moves to shave payroll.

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