Found January 12, 2014 on Steelers Depot:
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By Matthew Marczi Player: Jason Worilds Position: Outside Linebacker Experience: 4 Years Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2013 Salary Cap Hit: $985,000 2013 Season Breakdown: 2013 was certainly an interesting year for the young Jason Worilds, a former second-round draft selection of the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2010. He has battled public scrutiny since being selected, constantly being compared to (or more to the point contrasted against) Sean Lee, an inside linebacker that the Steelers passed over at the time to draft Worilds. There’s no sense in revisiting the rationale behind the Steelers choosing one over the other, but suffice it to say that the pressure was on Worilds this season. Not only was it simply a contract year, it was a year in which they released the staple, James Harrison, only to go ahead and draft an outside linebacker in the first round in Jarvis Jones. While Worilds ended up starting the first game of the season, he was heavily rotated with Jones, and the latter wa...
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  • I like Worlids always have which is why I really was not for picking Jones last year in the draft. But, unfortunately signing him would mean either cutting Woodley or having three OLB's being paid like starters next year. Cutting Woodley despite his injuries does not make sense given the fact he has a huge cap number which he did earn. One option would be to sign Worlids and move Jones to inside now that could be something.
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