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Ben Roethlisberger restructures deal

Updated: February 24, 2012, 9:29 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is doing his part to help the team get under the 2012 salary cap.

The Pro Bowl player joined linebackers Lawrence Timmons and LaMarr Woodley and cornerback Ike Taylor in restructuring his contract to make sure the perennial AFC contenders get under the cap by March 13.

The Steelers saved $8 million in cap space by restructuring Roethlisberger's deal, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

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