Originally written on Steel City Blitz  |  Last updated 6/16/14

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)
Ed Bouchette reported late last week that the Steelers have offered Jason Worilds a long-term deal which his camp turned down. The Steelers have very little depth at outside linebacker, and even less starting experience at the position outside of Worilds. I still think that despite that, the Steelers should let the 5th year linebacker walk in 2015. SteelDad has been wary of Worilds for some time. Personally, I felt that Worilds had the look of a future star and said back in December they couldn’t let him walk. I still believe that Jason Worilds has the potential to be a 10-12 sack per year player and he’s just turned 26 years old. If Worilds was willing to sign a contract that matches his production I’d be all for it; but it’s clear that him turning down the Steelers offer probably means he wants to be paid based on potential, not production. I don’t necessarily think that Worilds is selfish or wrong… In his mind his stock could skyrocket after a big year in 2014 and he’s right. Th...
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