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Former Steelers LB James Farrior Makes Top 20 List Of Best Free Agent Signings In NFL History

Jim Reineking of posted a photo essay on Wednesday of his top 20 free-agent signings in NFL history. I was a little hesitant to even flip through it for fear that he would not include Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Farrior in his list. Surprisingly, he did. Reineking ranked Farrior 14th overall, which is more than fair, in my opinion. Farrior remains the best free...
Via Steelers Depot
March 06, 2013  |  Discuss

James Farrior may announce retirement soon

Getty Images It appears as though long time Pittsburgh Steeler James Farrior will announce his retirement shortly, according to his agent, Ralph Cindrich. Farrior was cut by the Steelers earlier this year after a decade of being their defensive captain, and while he hasn’t fully decided yet to retire, he has been in talks with the Steelers regarding a possible news conference....
Via Pro Football Zone
May 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Farrior and Steelers talking retirement

Steelers former captain and leader of the defense James Farrior is talking to the Steelers about retirement.  His agent Ralph Cindrich told The Fan about the talks according to Mark Kaboly.  Farrior was released earlier in the offseason. I am so glad to hear this.  Farrior will now join Ward and Smith as guys who retired as Steelers.  All of these guys were Steelers greats.  They...
Via Bleed Black & Gold
May 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Farrior, Steelers talking retirement

James Farrior is a free agent, but like some of his other ex-teammates, he may be choosing the retirement route for the future.

Via Steelers Depot
May 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Where Will The Buck Eventually Stop With The Steelers At Linebacker?

The Pittsburgh Steelers cut ties with veteran linebacker James Farrior early in March and the move really wasn't a surprise. In releasing Farrior the Steelers lost their defensive captain and signal caller and their 14 year mainstay at the BUCK linebacker position. The primary job of the BUCK linebacker in the Dick LeBeau 3-4 defense is to take on lead blockers and read and...
Via Steelers Depot
March 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Steelers move on from James Farrior

According to Aaron Wilson of the Carroll County Times, the Pittsburgh Steelers decided to release veteran linebacker James Farrior. We’re not sure at this point if the 37 year-old Farrior will decide to retire, he had a fairly productive season in 2011 with 78 tackles and 2 sacks. The Steelers have been forced to release some veteran players over the past few days in order to get...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Steelers' cuts continue with James Farrior

James Farrior will be following Hines Ward and Aaron Smith out the door according to the Steelers' team website. The site said the cuts would be before the start of the NFL year, March 13th. Farrior, who had been with the Steelers since 2002, played in all but 6 games since arriving in Pittsburgh. Farrior was never the premier linebacker that the Steelers are notorious for churning...
Via This Given Sunday
March 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Steelers To Release James Farrior

The Pittsburgh Steelers have informed veteran linebacker James Farrior that he will be released. Farrior played in a 154 regular season games for the Steelers since arriving as an unrestricted free agent in 2002. During his time as a Steeler he racked up 1,078 regular season tackles to go along with 30 sacks. Farrior was also the defensive captain for several seasons. Farrior was...
Via Steelers Depot
March 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Steelers might dump James Farrior next

According to Scott Brown of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, the agent of linebacker James Farrior believes his client could be the next player to get cut, just a day after veteran wide receiver Hines Ward was shown the door. “It’s not a done deal, but the percentages just aren’t there,” said Ralph Cindrich, who represents Farrior, per the Tribun-Review. Farrior is going into...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 01, 2012  |  Discuss

James Farrior to Miss a Month

Steelers inside linebacker James Farrior’s injury seems to be more intense then first reported.  Farrior is expected to miss a month with his calf injury.  Farrior is the teams defensive captain and is the guy calling the plays for the Steelers. Who replaces Farrior will be determined by whether or not Jason Worilds or James Harrison can play in the upcoming games.  If either...
Via Bleed Black & Gold
October 31, 2011  |  Discuss
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