Originally written on Steelers Depot  |  Last updated 10/17/14

PITTSBURGH - APRIL 30: Jason Worilds #97 of the Pittsburgh Steelers gets ready to run a drill during mini camp at the Pittsburgh Steelers Training Facility on April 30, 2010 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have released linebacker James Harrison it will be up to fourth-year linebacker Jason Worilds to fill his shoes at the right outside linebacker position. Those shoes are large ones at that. Pro Football Focus recently posted about the future of Harrison following his Saturday release and they highlighted his strengths and weaknesses moving forward. As far as his ability to apply pressure on opposing quarterbacks last season, Harrison had a steep drop-off. According to their stats he only had a 9.52% pressure rate in 2012 and that was 7.48% less than it was in Read more [...]
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  • People are acting like Harrison is the greatest linebacker in Steelers history. He is not even in the top five. Joey Porter was in worse situation trying to replace Greg Lloyd and Joey did a fine job at that. Just like James did a fine job of replacing Joey. Can we please give Jason a chance? He did lead the Steelers in sacks last year?
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