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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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
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
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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