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Steelers vs Panthers: Linebacker is position to watch in preseason finale

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Will Jarvis Jones muscle his way into the outside linebacker slot?

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It’s a different Worilds: Steelers Linebacker Jason Worilds says, ‘I’m no James Harrison’

Jason Worilds was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the second round (52nd overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft.

His size 6’2, 262 and has a similar playing style that draws comparisons to teammate LaMarr Woodley, and is currently competing for starting position with rookie Jarvis Jones.

He has the unenviable task of trying to win former Steel…

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Steelers sign sixth round pick linebacker Vince Williams

The Steelers announced via their website that sixth-round pick Vince Williams has agreed to a contract with the team.

A physical player at inside linebacker, Williams is viewed as a possible long-term solution to Larry Foote.

Williams will try to stick with the team earning a role on special teams.

Josh Alper of Profootballtalk.com writes:

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Steelers LB Coach Keith Butler Wanted Another Linebacker In Round Two

Pittsburgh Steelers linebackers coach Keith Butler is one of my favorite coaches to listen to talk, but unfortunately we only get to hear from him just a few times a year.

While talking Saturday about Florida State linebacker Vince Williams, whom the Steelers drafted in the sixth round of the 2013 NFL draft, the coach was not shy about telling how…

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Steelers Draft Prospect Sio Moore: ‘I’m The Best Linebacker’ In The Draft

(Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)The Pittsburgh Steelers continue preparing for the draft, and one prospect they have shown interest in is Connecticut LB Sio Moore. The All-Big East performer j…

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Steelers re-sign linebacker Stevenson Sylvester

The Pittsburgh Steelers re-signed linebacker Stevenson Sylvester to a one-year deal on Wednesday. Sylvester was scheduled to be restricted free agent with the Steelers but was not tendered an offer making him an unrestricted free agent. Sylvester was originally a fifth-round pick by the Steelers in 2010 but has struggled to find a role with…<... Source: ProFootballTalk » Pittsburgh Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers Can’t Be Scared to go Outside Linebacker in the First Round of the 2013 NFL Draft

The Pittsburgh Steelers have a poor history when it comes to drafting outside linebacker in the first round of the NFL Draft. Last time the Steelers drafted an outside linebacker in the first round of the draft they selected Lawrence Timmons in 2007. However, Timmons was an outside linebacker in a 4-3 defense in college at Florida State and was con…

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The Pittsburgh Steelers Highly Unlikely to Sign Linebacker Brian Urlacher

The Pittsburgh Steelers have been linked to linebacker Brian Urlacher. Urlacher was recently released by the Chicago Bears to save money against the cap and because the linebacker is getting older and isn’t the same player he used to be. The Steelers are rumored to be looking for linebacker depth, but a 34 year old linebacker with not much playin…

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Cleveland Or Bust For James Harrison? Where Will The Former Steelers Linebacker Land?

Former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison understands that the game of football is a business. On Saturday he was released after nine seasons in the Steel City and he is ready to get on with his career.

Harrison was a guest on NFL Network following his release and stated that he thinks he has three years, and possibly even four, left in…

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