Source: James Harrison signing contract with Steelers today

Veteran outside linebacker James Harrison is rejoining the Pittsburgh Steelers and will sign a contract with the team as soon as this morning, according to a source.

Harrison had previously announced his retirement, but has now changed his mind.

Harrison visited the Arizona Cardinals in late August, but ultimately no deal could be worked out.

Harrison is a former NFL Defensive Player of the Year.

Harrison played 10 years for the Steelers before being released in a salary-cap dispute and then signing with the Cincinnati Bengals for last season.

Harrison has recorded 472 career tackles, 66 sacks and six interceptions.

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Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.