Former All-Pro linebacker Jason Gildon was released Wednesday by the Pittsburgh Steelers in a long-expected move that creates $3.65 million of
salary cap room for the team.
Gildon, who will be 32 next month, learned weeks ago he would be traded or released. The Steelers also told him not to attend last month's minicamp or
their ongoing voluntary coaching sessions, though he has worked out by himself at the team's practice complex.
Gildon, the team's all-time sacks leader, was the last player remaining on the Steelers' roster from the team that lost to Dallas in the Super Bowl in
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