Five-time Pro Bowler and longtime Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison聽announced聽on Instagram on Monday morning that he is retiring from the NFL.
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Womens Albert Wilson Jersey I’ve missed way too much for way too long… and I’m done, Harrison wrote in a photo caption, alongside pictures of his children. Many thanks to my family, coaches, the fans, and everyone who played a role in my football life.
This is the second time Harrison has announced his retirement; he also announced that he was leaving the NFL in 2014 after a one-year stint with the Cincinnati Bengals, but he rejoined the Steelers the following season.
They had the better deal, Williamson said, via Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News. At the end of the day, it’s definitely about playing a sport that you love, but you’ve got to make sure that you can benefit financially from it. . . . The Jets had the better deal.
The Jets dropped a three-year, $22.5 contract on Williamson, which included $16 million guaranteed. That was enough to make them the pick among the four teams he was considering.
The Jets made him a priority in free agency, and they paid a premium to land him. He’s still learning about their defense and how he fits into it, but they have the benefit of knowing he’s going to give an honest assessment.
He’s established himself as an integral component of Minnesota’s stellar defense and now joins Harrison Smith,聽Xavier Rhodes,聽Everson Griffen聽and Linval Joseph as defensive pillars inked to long-term extensions, per聽Chris Wesseling聽of NFL.com. That leaves Anthony Barr and Danielle Hunter in line for extensions in the future, cap considerations pending, a fact that didn’t slip Keith Hernandez Womens Jersey past Gregg Rosenthal of NFL.com:聽
Wide receiver Stefon Diggs is also eligible to become a free agent after the 2018 season.