Steelers to Release S Morgan Burnett

By Brandon Wallace

PITTSBURGH, PA – Earlier this week, the signing of Mark Barron could’ve been the official end for Steelers’ current safety, Morgan Burnett. Sources have reported that Burnett will be released by the team by April 1, 2019. It seems as though the Steelers and Burnett tried to explore trade options first, but ultimately couldn’t find a deal that was suitable for both sides.

Burnett has made it known over the last few weeks that he’s wanted out of Pittsburgh do to his “hybrid” role on defense, and it looks like he’ll finally get his wish.

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