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Bailey gone; Zereoue released

Bailey gone; Zereoue released

<b>PITTSBURGH -- </b> The Steelers did some housekeeping Thursday as a busy week of free agency winds down. <br><br>The team announced it has not matched the offer sheet restricted free agent Rodney Bailey signed last week with the New England Patriots. The Steelers will instead receive the Patriots' sixth-round draft pick, giving the team three picks in this year's sixth round.

The Steelers had traded Troy Edwards to the St. Louis Rams before the 2002 season for a sixth-round pick this year. The Steelers also released running backs Amos Zereoue and Dee Brown. Perhaps the biggest disappointment of a disappointing season, Zereoue rushed for 432 yards pn 129 carries (3.3 average) after being handed the starting job last August...

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