There is a tradition in Pittsburgh when it comes to who is holding court at the linebacker position. The list includes greats like Jack Lambert, Jack Ham, Kevin Green and Levon Kirkland. When you consider the names not mentioned, you quickly realize what an outstanding tradition the Steelers have at the position.

The current Steelers linebacking corps includes 2008 Defensive Player of the Year James Harrison along with the likes of Lawrence Timmons, LaMarr Woodley and the most senior player on the current roster James Farrior. It’s pretty clear that the linebacking tradition continues. The Steelers are developing the next generation of linebacker in rookie Jason Worilds. Each week he is building up towards that moment when he is called on to take the lead and create the next big play…to

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