Polamalu, Miller inked through 2016

Updated: March 5, 2014, 5:11 PM ET
By Scott Brown | ESPN.com

The Pittsburgh Steelers' salary-cap situation did not cost a couple of veteran players their roster spots. It actually led to contract extensions for each.

Pro Bowl safety Troy Polamalu and tight end Heath Miller signed three-year contracts Wednesday, securing their foreseeable futures in Pittsburgh while also helping the Steelers shed salary in regard to the 2014 cap.

The Polamalu deal is for $20 million total and saves Pittsburgh $4.5 million against the cap this year, a league ...

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