Source: Steelers, Ratliff agree to deal

Updated: April 24, 2009, 12:14 PM ET
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

The Pittsburgh Steelers cleared out enough cap room to reach an agreement with Colts cornerback Keiwan Ratliff on a one-year contract Friday, according to a source.

The 27-year-old Ratliff visited the Steelers in the past week and was interested in signing, but James Harrison's deal ate up most of Pittsburgh's remaining cap room. With the departure of Bryant McFadden in free agency, the Steelers had an opening for a veteran cornerback.

The agreement with Ratliff takes some pressure ...

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