The Pittsburgh Steelers are going to cut veteran defensive end Aaron Smith, according to a league source with knowledge of the situation.
Smith, 35, was due $2.1 million next season.
He was placed on injured reserve with a foot injury.
February 29, 2012
Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Aaron Smith was placed on injured reserve today with a foot injury.
The Steelers added defensive end Corbin Bryant to the roster to take Smith's place.
Smith, 35, is a gritty veteran 3-4 anchor, but was placed on injured reserve two seasons ago.
October 21, 2011
Aaron Smith hasn't missed a practice in his return from another serious arm injury. SCI publisher Jim Wexell talked to the Steelers DE about his health, his game, his life, and his legacy.
The Steelers practiced Tuesday with Aaron Smith but not Troy Polamalu. The reverse could be true next game day.
January 4, 2011
Mike Prisuta talked to one of the Steelers' great leaders, who understands the aging process and what's at stake this season.
September 10, 2010
The league's No. 1 defense is driven by its linebackers, but they know it starts up front. Here's a look at the heart and soul of the Pittsburgh Steelers.
November 7, 2008