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Steelers sign QB Ben Roethlisberger to new contract for 2021

Steelers sign QB Ben Roethlisberger to new contract for 2021

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March 4 (UPI) -- The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed veteran quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to a new contract for the 2021 season, the team announced Thursday. The Steelers did not disclose the value of the contract. Roethlisberger, 39, was set to play on the final year of a two-year, $ 68 million contract extension in 2021, but restructured the deal. Advertisement His previous pact carried a $ 41.2 million hit against the Steelers salary cap in 2021. "It is my greatest honor to be a Pittsburgh Steeler and give my all for this organization," Roethlisberger said in a news release. "I am grateful to be at this stage of my career and more than happy to adjust my contract in a way that best helps the team to address other players who are so vital to our success. "I love this game and love to...