Goodbye James Harrison – NFL Career over, but insane workout will live forever
Pittsburgh Steelers great linebacker James Harrison retired from football, after called his NFL career to an end. Harrison, who is 19 days short of his 40th birthday, says that he’s done and it’s the time to quit. The announcement is made on the early Monday morning.
Thanked fans, family, friends and coaches
Despite reportedly wanted to play football in 2018, he announced his second retirement that has been made on Instagram. Harrison posted a collection of his two sons with the caption of missing them for a way too long and that its time to quit. He thanked his family, friends, coaches, fans and everyone who played a vital role in his success.
Rhein Fire – Rise of a star
He was a Kent State product, but went undrafted in 2002 due to considered short to be a pass rusher. Later in 2003, he played for Rhein Fire in NFL Europe and eventually their Defensive Player of the Year. In addition to this, he was a five-time Bowler and two-time first-team All-Pro in Pittsburgh.
Steeler’s sack leader
Harrison will be always remembered to work ruthlessly for Steelers, as he was among their all-time greats and was a dominating pass rusher. This was the prime time, but initially, he was a forgotten camp member. Invited to the camp and this enables him to transform his career. Harrison performed exceptionally and this helps him to become Pittsburgh Steelers all-time sack leader. In total, he spent 10 NFL seasons with the Steelers, before a one-year sabbatical with the Cincinnati Bengals. While his time with the Bengals, a famous incident was loathing and taunting Hard Knocks cameras.
On August 30, 2014, Harrison announced retirement, but September 23, 2014, there were rumors that he is rejoining them due to several injuries to the defensive players. It was confirmed on the club’s official Twitter page that Harrison will return to the team.