Originally Posted by teegre
b) there are conflicting reports about his cap hit. Some say that cutting him would reduce his cap number from $6.5 million to jut $1.5 million (a savings of $5 million). BUT, I have also heard the opposite: cutting him would only save $1.5 million, because he would still cost $5 million against the cap. If it's the prior, then he mihgt indeed be cut (although I don't like it); if it is the latter, then why not just keep him around (it would not save the Steelers that much to cut him).
This is an article from Steelerdepot.com
I assume, but cannot guarantee its accuracy, but if it is accurate, there is a strong case for cutting James Harrison.