By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – After expressing his desire for a new contract, Steelers’ cornerback Joe Haden has informed the team he intends to test free agency once his current deal with the team expires.READ MORE: Study: Nearly 26,000 Kids Sit On Child Care Waitlists Across Pennsylvania
According to a report from ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Haden will test the market in 2022 and at that time, the NFL salary cap is expected to increase significantly.READ MORE: 17-Year-Old Hospitalized After Penn Hills Shooting
Last month, Haden’s agent, Drew Rosenhaus told Schefter that he did want to finish his career in Pittsburgh when he approached the team about a new contract.
“Joe wants to finish his career with the Steelers if possible,” Rosenhaus told Schefter in August.MORE NEWS: FBI Pittsburgh Launches Campaign Urging People To Report Hate Crimes
Haden signed with the Steelers as a free agent before the 2017 season after being released by the Cleveland Browns.