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Report: Steelers signing James Harrison after losing Ryan Shazier and Jarvis Jones

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In order to bolster their linebacking depth, the Pittsburgh Steelers are signing former NFL Defensive Player of the Year James Harrison.

Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

The Pittsburgh Steelers had a convincing 37-19 win over the Carolina Panther on Sunday, but it was costly. Pitt managed to lose two starting linebackers.

Jarvis Jones was placed on IR-Recall after suffering a wrist injury that will require surgery. Ryan Shazier sprained an MCL that's expected to sideline him for a few weeks.

In order to bolster their linebacking depth, the Steelers are signing former NFL Defensive Player of the Year James Harrison.

Harrison later posted this on his Instagram account:

Harrison played with the Cincinnati Bengals in 2013 after Pittsburgh cut him following a contract dispute last year. He's now back in the AFC North.

Harrison retired earlier this season after a visit with the Arizona Cardinals. He played for the Bengals in a reduced role last season in their 4-3 defense after spending his entire career in Dick Lebeau's 3-4 blitz-heavy scheme.

After registering 10.5 sacks in 2010, Harrison managed just 17 sacks over the past three seasons.