James Harrison announces retirement from NFL

James Harrison announces'final retirement with Instagram post of kids

James Harrison, a two-time Super Bowl champion linebacker with the Pittsburgh Steelers during 15 National Football League seasons, announced his retirement on Monday in an Instagram post.

Harrison, 39, was released by the Pittsburgh Steelers last season but joined the New England Patriots on December 26 and helped the team reach the Super Bowl. Harrison is set to turn 40 this May.

This isn't the first time Harrison has hung up his cleats, but it's likely to have more finality than his initial flirtation with retirement.

The five-time Pro Bowler and 2008 NFL Defensive Player of the Year is known for his wild workouts, and he appeared at the gym soon after his announcement.

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Harrison was named Defensive Player of the Year for the 2008 season, which he capped with the longest interception return in Super Bowl history, his 100-yard effort helping the Steelers to victory over the Arizona Cardinals in Super Bowl XLIII.

Harrison played almost his entire career with the Steelers, collecting 80.5 of his 84.5 career sacks while wearing black and gold, a franchise record.

Be sure to do an extra bench press and set of leg squats for James Harrison on Monday. He signed a deal with Cincinnati in the spring of 2013 but played only sparingly, leading him to retire in the fall of 2014.

Harrison announced his retirement on Instagram. However, he had a change of heart and continued to play on for a few more seasons. The Patriots quickly scooped him up. The Ravens were reportedly interested in Harrison, but he signed with the Patriots, causing an uproar in Pittsburgh.

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