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  1. 'Roster Report Live': Steelers 2015 expectations


    Mon, 4 Apr 2016


    The "Roster Report Live" crew analyzes the Pittsburgh Steelers current roster and discusses what the teams expectations should be heading into 2015.

  2. Mike Mitchell: Steelers' defense not in 'panic mode'


    Mon, 31 Aug 2015

    caller in Dick LeBeau and watching eight-time Pro Bowl safety Troy Polamalu retire along with outside linebacker Jason Worilds and cornerback Ike Taylor . The many new faces have shown moments of promise, but the Steelers are running out of

  3. 10 AFC players with make or break seasons


    Tue, 21 Jul 2015

    in their third or fourth season. Cameron Heyward and Jason Worilds are two recent examples of this working out for the team, but Worilds ' surprise retirement leaves the Steelers thin at outside

  4. Troy Polamalu, aging Steelers defense dealing with decline


    Thu, 9 Jul 2015

    Heyward , selected with the 31st overall pick in 2011, has not stood out the way a first-rounder is expected to. Jason Worilds (second-round pick in 2010) is OK, but he's no Harrison. He just doesn't seem to make the plays. More problematic

  5. NFL rookie projections: Vic Beasley among intriguing defenders


    Wed, 10 Jun 2015

    case scenario: Dupree contributes immediately as a pass rusher, successfully filling the critical void created by Jason Worilds ' exit (and surprising retirement) in the offseason. The 6-4, 269-pounder makes good use of the tools he has

  6. Patriots, Colts, Broncos lead a crowded pack of AFC contenders


    Tue, 9 Jun 2015

    season. Even if he wasn't wonderful in coverage the last few years, retired safety Troy Polamalu will be missed. Jason Worilds is also gone , meaning the pass rush will be hard-pressed to compensate for the DBs (this is where first-rounder

  7. Pittsburgh Steelers sign Alvin 'Bud' Dupree


    Fri, 15 May 2015

    01 p.m. Friend(s) Email The Steelers have signed Jason Worilds ' possible replacement. The team announced on Thursday ..... rushers on Pittsburgh's roster were at the caliber of Worilds , which makes sense with the team trying to fill his

  8. Projected 2015 starters: Pittsburgh Steelers


    Thu, 14 May 2015

    NFL Fantasy Football! » Pittsburgh plans to roll out a wave of new faces on defense. The startling retirement of Jason Worilds shook up the outside linebacker spot, where Jarvis Jones has yet to live up to his first-round pedigree with just

  9. Steelers' Porter: The James Harrison of before is over


    Sun, 3 May 2015

    s Bud Dupree in the first round of the draft, though, the Steelers have found their replacement for the retired Jason Worilds . Harrison's reduced role makes sense in May, before injuries mount and chaos sets in. But after the veteran was

  10. Steelers' defense gets younger with Bud Dupree


    Fri, 1 May 2015

    overall selection, adding Kentucky's Bud Dupree to a position group left hollow after the surprising retirement of Jason Worilds . The 6-foot-4, 269-pound Dupree gives the Steelers a freakish athlete who reminds NFL Media's Lance Zierlein

  11. Are RBs back? Ten takeaways from draft's first round


    Fri, 1 May 2015

    General manager Kevin Colbert talked up the depth of this outside linebacker class, and they got a fun replacement for Jason Worilds . The "Around The League Podcast" is now available on iTunes! Click here to listen and subscribe.

  12. Kevin Colbert: Draft offers best OLBs in 10 or 15 years


    Tue, 28 Apr 2015

    clear needs on defense. The Steelers must find help at cornerback and certainly could use another pass rusher after Jason Worilds announced his surprise retirement in March. Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert gushed on Monday about this year

  13. 2015 NFL Draft: Top five needs for all 32 teams


    Sun, 26 Apr 2015

    and there's really no way of getting around the holes that have developed at cornerback and safety. The loss of Jason Worilds and Jarvis Jones ' failure to emerge forced Pittsburgh to re-sign James Harrison , who turns 37 in May. The Steelers

  14. 2015 NFL Draft: How will playoff teams approach first round?


    Fri, 17 Apr 2015

    Tom Brady, Bill Belichick and Co. recently displayed their four Lombardi Trophies at Fenway Park. How can the Pats get even better? Daniel Jeremiah explains how playoff teams might attack Round 1.

  15. Roster Reset: Pittsburgh Steelers atop AFC North


    Thu, 16 Apr 2015

    Can the Pittsburgh Steelers, Baltimore Ravens and Cincinnati Bengals all return to the playoffs? With no clear favorite in the AFC North, the offseason presents a shot for one team to emerge.

  16. Nate Orchard excited about meeting with Joey Porter


    Wed, 15 Apr 2015

    defenses in recent memory. Third-year pro Jarvis Jones has shown no sign of living up to first-round expectations, Jason Worilds has retired, and 36-year-old James Harrison hasn't posted double-digit sacks since 2010. With 98 career sacks

  17. Eight biggest surprises of 2015 offseason


    Fri, 27 Mar 2015

    49ers Patrick Willis, Chris Borland , Jake Locker , and Jason Worilds all surprised with retirements this offseason. There ..... part because of his inability to stay on the field. Worilds passed up a huge multimillion dollar free agent contract

  18. Ben Roethlisberger's new deal gives Steelers five-year window


    Wed, 25 Mar 2015

    things up significantly if they can find an outside linebacker who can rush the passer, especially in the wake of Jason Worilds ' departure . Jarvis Jones -- one of those first-round defensive picks -- was selected two years ago to be just

  19. James Harrison to pick between Steelers, Titans


    Sun, 22 Mar 2015

    sacks and 45 tackles over 11 games. The Steelers could use pash-rushing help after being blindsided by the news of Jason Worilds ' retirement last week before getting a chance to re-sign him. Harrison could also alleviate coach Mike Tomlin

  20. Remaining team needs in free agency


    Fri, 20 Mar 2015

    prepared to contend for the AFC title in 2015. Unfortunately, the defense has been picked apart with the losses of Jason Worilds , James Harrison , Troy Polamalu and Ike Taylor . Cornerback has been the biggest need for two years now, with no

  21. San Francisco 49ers' Chris Borland retiring from NFL


    Wed, 18 Mar 2015

    Borland joins quarterback Jake Locker and linebacker Jason Worilds as the third NFL player to step away from the game voluntarily ..... burning desire necessary to play the game for a living." Worilds , 27, retired reportedly to devote time to his religion

  22. NFL free agency: Trends, oddities emerge in frenetic first week


    Fri, 13 Mar 2015

    Patrick Willis, Jake Locker and Jason Worilds ? Greater knowledge of the long ..... reason he wanted to stop playing. Worilds , according to the Pittsburgh Post ..... burning desire to continue playing. Worilds would have been one of the top linebackers

  23. Ex-Steelers LB Jason Worilds shockingly retires


    Wed, 11 Mar 2015

    Free agent pass rusher Jason Worilds released a statement ..... taken in recent years. Worilds ' decision is an absolute ..... transformative wealth. Jason Worilds is walking away from about ..... March 11, 2015 Why is Worilds walking away from the

  24. Cortland Finnegan announces he will retire


    Wed, 11 Mar 2015

    toll. His retirement is the least surprising among those that have walked away -- Jake Locker , Patrick Willis, Jason Worilds -- the last several days. Finnegan will ride into the sunset remembered as a gritty corner who outplayed his draft

  25. Top 101 NFL free agents for 2015


    Tue, 10 Mar 2015

    don't expect him to be a true No. 1 receiver. 8. Jason Worilds , LB, Pittsburgh Steelers : He doesn't always finish plays with sacks, but Worilds consistently pressures the quarterback. He will get