Following the linebacker's declaration on NFL Network's "Total Access" this week, Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette passes on that there is "mutual attraction" between both sides.
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The mutual interest makes sense for both sides. Harrison acknowledges he is in the twilight of his career. After jettisoning LaMarr Woodley, the Steelers are thin at outside linebacker behind Jason Worilds and Jarvis Jones. Bringing Harrison back as a rotational linebacker would provide insurance for an unproven group.
Neither side needs to rush to the table. Harrison knows his market is slim and rejoining the Steelers would be the best ending to his career. Pittsburgh, likewise, knows it could wait until after the draft to address veteran depth at linebacker.