Originally written on Know It All Football  |  Last updated 11/10/14

PITTSBURGH - DECEMBER 20: James Harrison #92 of the Pittsburgh Steelers high fives fans as he walks off the field following the game against the Green Bay Packers on December 20, 2009 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
James Harrison’s stubborn decision to test the market in Free Agency will most likely cause him to miss out on cashing in on the maximum amount of coin in Pittsburgh. Due to his unwillingness to take a 30 % pay cut, he now will be lucky to get half of the roughly$ 4 million he would’ve received with the Steelers. Will the Bengals really be getting a bargain with Roger Goodell’s former problem child?  Attitude, reckless play, and durability need to be concerns for owner Mike Brown. We’ve seen it happen before — linebackers who have thrived in one particular base defense after switching over from another. Elvis Dumervil, who thrived in a 3-4 in Denver in 2009 under Don “Wink” Martindale with 17 sacks, also did remarkably well in Denver’s 4-3 last season under Jack Del Rio, even if he did get a little relief from the double team thanks to Von Miller on the opposite side. Others have not been as successful. Dwight Freeney had some significant struggles last year under Chuck Pagano’s new...
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