Jarvis Jones to compete for job

Updated: April 30, 2013, 11:44 AM ET
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Jarvis Jones evidently will have to battle for a starting job with the linebacker-thin Pittsburgh Steelers.

Jones, a pass-rushing outside linebacker, was selected by the Steelers with the 17th overall pick in last weekend's NFL draft and likely will have a chance to replace James Harrison, who was cut by Pittsburgh after refusing to take a pay cut.

But Steelers coach Mike Tomlin and linebackers coach Kevin Butler both stopped short of tabbing Jones as a starter.

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