Harrison Back For More

The Steelers' long-time star pass-rusher has signed a two-year deal with the club.

PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Steelers signed linebacker James Harrison to a two-year contract, the team announced today. Financial terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Harrison, who'll turn 37 on May 4 -- the 45th anniversary of the infamous massacre at his alma mater Kent State -- will enter his 13th season in the NFL in 2015 and 12th in Pittsburgh. He spent the 2013 season with the Cincinnati Bengals.

In 2014, Harrison contributed 45 tackles and 5.5 sacks in 11 regular season games (four starts), and had two tackles in the team’s postseason contest.

Harrison originally signed with the team as an undrafted free agent in 2002. He has appeared in 157 regular season games (108 starts). Harrison earned five consecutive Pro Bowl selections from 2007-11 as a Steeler, while helping lead the team to two Super Bowl Championships (XL and XLIII) in three title game appearances. He ranks tied for first in team history with 17 multi-sack games and is second with 69.5 sacks.

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