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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 22:08:18 -0700
Free-agent LB Jason Worilds (Steelers) announced Tuesday, March 11, in a statement through his player representative that he intends to walk away from football. "I appreciate all of the interest from the organizations that have reached out to us the past few days," the statement reads. "With that being said, after much thought (and) consideration I have chosen to step away from football as I have opted to pursue other interests."
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 23:23:03 -0800
Free-agent OLB Jason Worilds (Steelers) may draw heavy interest from the Philadelphia Eagles if he hits free agency.
Wed, 25 Feb 2015 21:16:44 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers impending free-agent LB Jason Worilds will be allowed to hit free agency March 10 as the team won't use the transition tag on him, a league source said Wednesday, Feb. 25.
Tue, 10 Feb 2015 23:44:12 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers OLB Jason Worilds, who will hit free agency this offseason, will be targeted for re-signing by the team. Worilds may have the transition tag applied to him once again, as it was in 2014.
Wed, 04 Feb 2015 13:18:47 -0800
Free-agent LB Jason Worilds (Steelers) could be pursued by the Tennessee Titans this offseason now that former Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau is in charge of the team's defense.
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:49:40 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers impending free-agent LB Jason Worilds is receiving interest from the team for a possible return, according to team president Art Rooney. "We would like to keep Jason," Rooney said. "He had a good year. Like anything else, if the two sides can come to an agreement on a contract we would like to keep him."
Fri, 09 Jan 2015 13:54:51 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jason Worilds has been fined $10,000 for hitting Baltimore Ravens TE Crockett Gillmore during the wild-card playoff game.
Wed, 07 Jan 2015 11:12:50 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers impending free-agent LB Jason Worilds could receive the franchise or transition tag this offseason if the team is not able to sign him to a long-term deal.
Fri, 07 Nov 2014 12:14:27 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers S Troy Polamalu (knee), LB Ryan Shazier (ankle), CB , S Shamarko Thomas (hamstring) all did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 7, and have been ruled out. S Ross Ventrone (hamstring) and CB Ike Taylor (forearm) were limited in practice and have been ruled out. DE Cameron Heyward (non-injury related), WR Darrius Heyward-Bey (hamstring), DE Brett Keisel (non-injury related), S Michael Mitchell (not injury related), C Maurkice Pouncey (non-injury related) and LB Jason Worilds (abdomen) all fully practiced and are probable for Week 10.
Thu, 06 Nov 2014 13:01:06 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers DE Brett Keisel (non-injury), SS Troy Polamalu (knee), LB Ryan Shazier (ankle) and SS Shamarko Thomas (hamstring) did not participated in practice Thursday, Nov. 6. CB Ike Taylor (forearm) and SS Ross Ventrone (hamstring) were limited during practice, while DE Cam Heyward (non-injury), FS Mike Mitchell (non-injury), C Maurkice Pouncey (non-injury) and LB Jason Worilds (abdomen) fully participated in practice.
Wed, 05 Nov 2014 13:57:51 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers DE Brett Keisel (non-injury related), S Michael Mitchell (non-injury related), S Troy Polamalu (knee), C Maurkice Pouncey (non-injury related), LB Ryan Shazier (ankle), S Shamarko Thomas (hamstring), S Ross Ventrone (hamstring) and LB Jason Worilds (abdomen) all did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 5. DE Cam Heyward (non-injury related) and CB Ike Taylor (forearm) both were limited in practice.
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 13:43:38 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jason Worilds has been fined $16,537 for a low hit on Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton in Week 3.
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:55:08 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Sean Spence (knee) and Jason Worilds (knee) are not expected to have suffered serious knee injuries during the team's preseason game Thursday, Aug. 21, according to sources.
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:56:57 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jason Worilds (knee) left the team's preseason game with a right knee injury Thursday, Aug. 21, and will not return.
Wed, 18 Jun 2014 11:13:27 -0700
The Pittsburgh Steelers have not made a contract extension offer to LB Jason Worilds since he signed his transition tag tender offer, and the two sides have not had any contract talks, according to a source.
Mon, 16 Jun 2014 13:16:55 -0700
The Pittsburgh Steelers may take a cautious approach with LB Jason Worilds (calf) during minicamp, because he missed most of the organized team activities because of a calf injury.
Sun, 15 Jun 2014 17:44:23 -0700
The Pittsburgh Steelers made a contract extension to LB Jason Worilds earlier this offseason, but he rejected it, according to sources. The offer is still on the table, but the team will not increase the offer.
Wed, 04 Jun 2014 11:54:54 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jason Worilds (calf) missed his third practice of organized team activities Tuesday, June 3, with what appears to be a calf strain. Worilds has been running, however.
Wed, 28 May 2014 05:26:04 -0700
The Pittsburgh Steelers have had no productive talks with LB Jason Worilds on a long-term contract extension. He'll likely play under the one-year, $9,754,000 transition tag.
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 09:06:10 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jason Worilds has accepted the transition tag and will make $9.75 million on a one-year deal unless another team steps in.
Mon, 03 Mar 2014 12:56:52 -0800
The Pittsburgh Steelers have placed the transition tag on impending free-agent LB Jason Worilds.
Wed, 12 Feb 2014 10:51:25 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said it is possible cap-wise to keep LB LaMarr Woodley and impending free-agent LB Jason Worilds.
Fri, 07 Feb 2014 16:04:49 -0800
The Philadelphia Eagles could show interest in Pittsburgh Steelers impending free-agent LB Jason Worilds because the team will be looking to upgrade at outside linebacker this offseason.
Fri, 31 Jan 2014 17:11:21 -0800
The Pittsburgh Steelers likely will not select an outside linebacker in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft but may take one in one of the early rounds because they are expected to lose LB LaMarr Woodley or LB Jason Worilds this offseason.
Fri, 31 Jan 2014 15:50:17 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers impending free-agent LB Jason Worilds is open to re-signing with the team before he becomes an unrestricted free agent, but he has to be guaranteed a starting job in order to do so. He led the team with eight sacks last year and was second with 29 quarterback pressures and had 63 total tackles. The Steelers would likely have to choose between Worilds and LB LaMarr Woodley. Woodley is scheduled to make $8 million next year with a salary cap hit of $13.59 million. Pittsburgh is currently roughly $10 million over the cap.
Sun, 29 Dec 2013 08:40:10 -0800
The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared DL Brian Arnfelt, C David Snow, CB Isaiah Green, LB Jason Worilds, QB Landry Jones, DL Loni Fangupo, LB Terence Garvin inactive for Week 17.
Fri, 27 Dec 2013 12:08:19 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Terence Garvin (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 27, and has been ruled out for Week 17. LB Jason Worilds (abdomen) was limited during practice and is listed as questionable. WR Markus Wheaton (finger), OG David DeCastro (back), DE Brett Keisel (foot), LB Jarvis Jones (illness) and SS Troy Polamalu (non-injury) fully participated in practice and are listed as probable.
Thu, 26 Dec 2013 13:59:56 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers OG David DeCastro (back), LB Terence Garvin (knee) and LB Jason Worilds (abdomen) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 26. LB Jarvis Jones (illness), DE Brett Keisel (foot), SS Troy Polamalu (non-injury) and WR Markus Wheaton (finger) practiced in full.
Wed, 25 Dec 2013 07:44:00 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Terence Garvin (knee), DE Brett Keisel (foot), TE Heath Miller (undisclosed), S Troy Polamalu (undisclosed) and LB Jason Worilds (abdomen) were estimated to sit out of practice Wednesday, Dec. 25.
Mon, 23 Dec 2013 12:45:07 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jarvis Jones (flu) is feeling better after missing the Week 16 game with the flu. He'll likely be limited in practice this week with LB Jason Worilds (abdomen). Worilds is dealing with an abdominal injury that kept him limited in the second half of Week 16. LB Chris Carter started at right outside linebacker in place of Jones.
Mon, 23 Dec 2013 10:27:50 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jason Worilds (abdomen) suffered an abdomen injury in the team's Week 16 game.
Sat, 07 Dec 2013 09:09:53 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers LB LaMarr Woodley (calf) said he will start at left outside linebacker even though LB Jason Worilds has played well at the position while he has been sidelined.
Thu, 21 Nov 2013 17:55:31 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers LB LaMarr Woodley said he would be willing to move right outside linebacker if the team believes LB Jason Worilds would perform better at left outside linebacker.
Tue, 19 Nov 2013 13:52:35 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers DE Brett Keisel (foot), LB LaMarr Woodley (calf) and OG Ramon Foster (ankle) "have a legitimate opportunity to play" in Week 12, according to head coach Mike Tomlin. S Shamarko Thomas (ankle) and LB Stevenson Sylvester (hamstring) are the only players that will be doubtful this weekend. LB Jason Worilds played at left outside linebacker in place of Woodley last week.
Tue, 29 Oct 2013 15:52:17 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jason Worilds started over LB Jarvis Jones in Week 8 against the Oakland Raiders, and Jones has been dropped on the depth chart.
Wed, 11 Sep 2013 11:25:15 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jarvis Jones is expected to receive more playing time Week 2 even though LB Jason Worilds likely will start at outside linebacker. Jones may play in every other series during the game.
Wed, 04 Sep 2013 06:49:36 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jason Worilds will start at right outside linebacker over LB Jarvis Jones, who will be part of a three-man rotation at outside linebacker.
Mon, 26 Aug 2013 23:23:08 -0700
Updating previous items, Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jarvis Jones (chest) says it's too early to tell if he'll be available to play in the preseason finale against Carolina. While Jones is listed second on the depth chart at outside linebacker behind Jason Worilds, Jones has played extensively during the preseason and been involved in a turnover in each of Pittsburgh's three games.
Tue, 13 Aug 2013 12:06:31 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jarvis Jones is standing out early in the preseason, and he recovered a fumble in the team's first preseason game last weekend. Jones has made highlight reel plays during training camp since the start. However, he currently sits behind LB Jason Worilds on the depth chart at right outside linebacker.
Thu, 01 Aug 2013 17:27:10 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jason Worilds (toe) suffered a toe injury during practice Thursday, Aug. 1, but head coach Mike Tomlin said he expects Worilds to be fine.
Wed, 24 Jul 2013 12:53:17 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said LB Jason Worilds and CB Cortez Allen will work with the first-team defense when training camp begins.
Sun, 30 Jun 2013 08:08:28 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jarvis Jones has a decent chance to beat LB Jason Worilds for one of the starting outside linebacker jobs because he will have less of a learning curve. Jones played linebacker in college unlike most of the outside linebackers the team has added in the past.
Wed, 05 Jun 2013 09:58:13 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Larry Foote thinks OLB Jason Worilds, not rookie Jarvis Jones, will start in place of James Harrison, who left via free agency. "It's going to be difficult [for Jones to start immediately]," Foote said. "There is so much technique, [knowing] where to line up, inside or outside." Foote said, however, that at least Jones played in a 3-4 as a Georgia Bulldog.
Fantasy Tip: Jones could make fantasy noise in the second half of sack-friendly IDP formats, though, so don't write him off as a late-rounds gamble.
Sun, 19 May 2013 18:34:14 -0700
When organized team activities (OTAs) open Tuesday, May 21, the Pittsburgh Steelers will have at least three new faces among the starters. LB Jason Worilds is in for the departed James Harrison (Bengals) at outside lineback, NT Steve McLendon is in for free-agent Casey Hampton at nose tackle, and CB Cortez Allen takes over for CB Keenan Lewis (Saints) at cornerback.
Sat, 09 Mar 2013 11:04:05 -0800
The Pittsburgh Steelers are not 100 percent sold about having LB Jason Worilds as a starter because of his inexperience and his inability to stay healthy. The team has their eyes on at least three outside linebacker free agents that they consider young and underutilized. The team likely would only be willing to pay a free agent $3 million or $4 million a season.
Sun, 17 Feb 2013 13:31:52 -0800
The Pittsburgh Steelers are not sure if LB Jason Worilds is ready to become a full-time starter because they have not had many full offseasons to work with him.
Fri, 26 Oct 2012 13:47:12 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey (knee), LB Chris Carter (hamstring), LB Adrian Robinson (concussion), LB Jason Worilds (illness), SS Will Allen (ankle) and PK Shaun Suisham (ankle) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 26, and are listed as probable for Week 8.
Thu, 25 Oct 2012 16:23:27 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers RB Jonathan Dwyer (personal), C Maurkice Pouncey (knee), LB Chris Carter (hamstring), LB Jason Worilds (illness) and SS Will Allen (ankle) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 25.
Wed, 24 Oct 2012 16:29:37 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jason Worilds (illness) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 24.
Sat, 06 Oct 2012 07:34:12 -0700
The Pittsburgh Steelers plan to use LB LaMarr Woodley in a rotation with LB Jason Worilds early in Week 5 in order to keep Woodley fresh for the fourth quarter, particularly against a mobile quarterback like Philadelphia Eagles QB Michael Vick. The Steelers, however, will not have Woodley and LB James Harrison (knee) - who will also be used in a rotation - out of the game at the same time. The coaching staff wants to make sure their best players are fresh when the game might be on the line after the defense blew leads of 24-14 and 31-21 in the fourth quarter of their Week 3 loss to the Oakland Raiders.