Steelers Sign Linebackers Andre Frazier and Arnold Harrison
*PITTSBURGH — *The Steelers bolstered their depth at linebacker today be re-signing unrestricted free agent linebackerAndre Frazierto a two-year deal, and free agent linebackerArnold Harrison* to a one-year deal, the team announced today. Financial terms of the deals were not released.
Frazier (6-5, 255), who will enter his fifth year in the NFL, has played in 46 career regular-season games, including 35 with the Steelers and 11 with the Cincinnati Bengals. He finished the 2008 season six special teams tackles for Pittsburgh.
Frazier was originally signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by Pittsburgh in 2005 and spent time on both the Steelers' practice squad and active roster over the past four years. He signed with the Bengals in 2006 after being released by the Steelers following training camp and played in 11 games, finishing with 13 special teams tackles.
Harrison (6-3, 241) spent the 2008 season on the Reserve/Injured List after suffering a knee injury during training camp. He originally joined the Steelers as an undrafted free agent from Georgia in 2005.
Harrison has played in 20 career regular-season games, making two starts. His best season came in 2006 when he made 11 tackles (five solo) while starting two games in place of injured starter Joey Porter.