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Steelers release James Harrison

Published: Saturday, December 23, 2017 @ 6:01 PM

The Pittsburgh Steelers released linebacker James Harrison on Saturday to make room for offensive tackle Marcus Gilbert, who was activated off the reserve/suspended list by the commissioner, according to the Steelers.

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Harrison originally signed with the Steelers as an undrafted rookie free agent in April 2002, according to the press release.

He has started 107 of 177 regular-season games played in Pittsburgh since his signing.