James Harrison visiting with Patriots Tuesday

James Harrison visiting with Patriots Tuesday

Steeler Nation's worst nightmare has become reality: James Harrison is a New England Patriot.

The Steelers released the 39-year-old linebacker on Saturday to provide room for the return of right tackle Marcus Gilbert from suspension. Harrison briefly retired in September 2014 following a forgettable 2013 season in Cincinnati but returned when the Steelers ran into injury trouble. "We needed the people we kept".

Mike Tomlin isn't sure how long of a break he wants to give his star players before the postseason begins.

This season with the Steelers, he has played just 40 snaps in five games, only 11 of those snaps have come since week seven.

Harrison is the Steelers' all-time sacks leader, having played all but one season with the franchise since entering the National Football League in 2004.

Washington responds after Jerusalem vote, cuts budget to UN
Trump on Wednesday had blamed several nations of taking help from U.S. and not returning the favour when needed. In her speech at the United Nations General Assembly, Haley said, "America will put its embassy in Jerusalem".

In the most "Patriots" move ever; it is both surprising and completely predictable that Bill Belichick and co. have moved for the Steelers legend.

The Patriots have been thin at defensive end and outside linebacker all season.

The Patriots can clinch home-field advantage with a win over the New York Jets or a Steelers loss to Cleveland in Week 17.

Now all that's left is for the Steelers legend to face off against his former team in the AFC Championship game. Pittsburgh, though, realised Harrison could be scooped up by New England, Tennessee or Baltimore.

Only Pittsburgh, with six, owns more Super Bowl wins.

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