Pittsburgh Steelers: Who Will Replace James Harrison?

March 20, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Six years ago, the Pittsburgh Steelers had an unknown undrafted free agent take over for one of their great players, Joey Porter. That man—James Harrison.
Harrison didn’t just replace Porter, he established himself as one of the best and most feared defenders in the league. But even the greatest players can’t play forever and Harrison and the Steelers parted ways.
That leaves a gaping hole at right outside linebacker—one that will be difficult to replace.
Already struggling to pressure the quarterback, the Steelers are now without their top pass-rusher and are going to have to find a way to get to the quarterback if they want to improve their defense in 2013.
Next in line to start will be Jason Worilds.
When the Steelers took Worilds in the second round of the 2010 draft, the plan was to eventually have him take over for Harrison. But it became apparent that when the Steelers attempted to work out a deal with Harrison, that they may not ...

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