One thing to know: Restructuring deals may not help much

NBC Sports
February 28, 2013

Ben Roethlisberger has restructured his contract to save the Steelers nearly $6 million in cap space, and Mike Florio explains exactly what it means to restructure a contract. In the end, players are still getting the same amount of money, but it’s spread across future years. The problem the Steelers are now facing is they are creating future caps problems by not solving their salary problems now.