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999! No, not bottles of beer on the wall. That's the number of defensive snaps that Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Jason Worilds has played on defense since being drafted in second round of 2010 draft. While that number does not equate to a full season worth of playing time, it is pretty close. Depending on what happens with veteran linebacker James Harrison over the next few days, Worilds could be in line to start adding to that number as a full-time starter. Harrison could be released over the next few days if he doesn't accept a pay cut. Even if he is retained, you would have to think Read more [...]
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