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James Harrison makes the Talk of Fame Network's All-Time Undrafted Team


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A couple of weeks ago, Rick Gosselin posted an interesting piece in which the Talk of Fame Network researched the 86 drafts in NFL history to determine the best player chosen in each of the 259 draft slots. The Packers led with way with 20 of the draft selections, followed by the Steelers with 18.


This past Monday, the Talk of Fame Network released their All-Time Undrafted Team and James Harrison was the nomination at outside linebacker.


James Harrison signed with the Steelers as an undrafted free agent in 2002 and would be cut three times by the Steelers and once by the Ravens before he secured a spot with Pittsburgh in 2004. For three seasons, Harrison was a special teams contributor up until he replaced Joey Porter at outside linebacker in 2007. The rest was history then.


Harrison finished his career with five Pro Bowl nominations and was NFL Defensive Player of the Year in 2008. Harrison is also well-known for having the longest touchdown in Super Bowl history when he picked off Kurt Warner and returned it 100 yards for a touchdown in Super Bowl XLIII.

Along with winning two Super Bowls with the Steelers, Harrison is also the franchise's all-time sack leader with 80.5 sacks. In total, Harrison played 193 career regular-season games, 177 of which were with the Steelers.




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