PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – James Harrison has put pen to paper on a new two-year deal with the Steelers.

According to the Steelers’ website, the deal will keep Harrison in Pittsburgh through the 2018 season. Financial terms of the deal were not released.

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The 38-year-old linebacker posted a photo on Instagram, which showed him signing the contract. The caption on the photo reads: “Two more years Here We Go #steelersnation”


Harrison recorded 53 tackles and two forced fumbles last season. With five sacks last year, Harrison became the franchise leader in that category.

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The news comes just days after the team agreed to a new five-year deal with wide receiver Antonio Brown.

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