- The Pittsburgh Steelers will hold a retirement press conference for James Harrison on Friday at 2:00 p.m. the Steelers announced. The five-time Pro Bowler and 2008 Defensive Player of the Year, announced his retirement last week. Harrison recorded 64 sacks in nine seasons with the Steelers, six seasons as a starter. Harrison had a great four year run with the Steelers from 2008-2011 where he recorded 45.5 sacks in 58 games. Harrison was one of the NFL’s most feared players.