Jason Worilds gets transition tag

Updated: March 3, 2014, 7:54 PM ET
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The Pittsburgh Steelers have used their transition tag on linebacker Jason Worilds, the team announced Monday.

The transition tag for linebackers in 2014 is $9.754 million, about $2 million less than what Worilds would have made if he had been designated as Pittsburgh's franchise player.

By using the transition tag, the Steelers can match any offer sheet that Worilds signs with another team. However, Pittsburgh will not receive any draft-pick compensation should Worilds sign ...

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