Jets that Got Away: James Farrior

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Jets that Got Away: James Farrior
Jets that Got Away: James Farrior

When most football fans think of James Farrior, they will remember the Steelers defensive captain throughout the 2000s. They will remember the confident player who made two Pro Bowls while in Pittsburgh, the one who, along with teammates James Harrison and Troy Polamalu, was part of the Big Three of a ferocious Steelers defense that won two Super Bowls. Casual fans might even think that Farrior spent his entire career with the Steelers, playing in black and gold right out of college. But Jets fans know that wasn't the case. James Farrior was selected by the Jets with the 8th overall pick in 1997, the first ever draft selection by the Jets new head coach Bill Parcells. Expectations were very high

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