Jarvis Jones: I知 not James Harrison, but I love his game

Posted by Michael David Smith on May 3, 2013, 8:47 PM EDT
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In March, the Steelers cut outside linebacker James Harrison. In April, the Steelers spent their first-round draft pick on outside linebackerJarvis Jones. Jones understands that makes people view him as Harrison痴 heir apparent.
But Jones won稚 compare himself to Harrison until he earns it.
的 don稚 compare myself in no way to James Harrison, Jones said at the Steelers rookie minicamp today, via the Associated Press. 滴e痴 a great player. Respect him. Never met him. But I love his game. I wouldn稚 mind being an impact player like James Harrison.
For Jones, loving Harrison痴 game has included studying the way the Steelers play defense with Harrison on the roster over the last decade. And Jones thinks he knows the role he痴 going to play in Pittsburgh.
典hey池e about playing hard-nosed defense and they池e about playing down after down. I see it and I know what it means, Jones said.
At his best, Harrison played hard-nosed defense like few other linebackers in the NFL. The Steelers would love to see Jones emulate that. But if Jones is planning on playing like Harrison, he壇 better start setting aside some fine money.