Gay said his goodbye on Twitter earlier this week, which wasn’t a surprise given he played only 27 percent of the defensive snaps last season. His release clears $1.75 million in cap space.
Golden spent six years with the Steelers, playing 92 games. He was entering the final year of a three-year, $4.95 million deal, and his release will save the Steelers $1.48 million.
Mitchell played 61 games in Pittsburgh, making 281 tackles and four interceptions in his career there. The Steelers cleared $5 million in cap space with his release.