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Report: Former Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Farrior considering retirement


Long-time Steelers linebacker James Farrior is considering retirement. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

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Former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Farrior is contemplating retirement and seems to be heading in that direction, according to a report by Pro Football Talk that cites an interview on KDKA in Pittsburgh.

Farrior's agent Ralph Cindrich told KDKA that he has spoken with the Steelers about holding a retirement press conference but that the linebacker has not yet decided for sure about retirement.

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The Steelers released Farrior this offseason, along with other veterans, including Aaron Smith. Farrior initially planned to look for work and still hopes for a "championship opportunity" to appear, Cindrich said.