(CINCINNATI) — James Harrison is continuing his career in the AFC North.
Harrison signed a two-year deal Friday to join the Cincinnati Bengals after being released from the Pittsburgh Steelers.
The 35-year old linebacker will face his former team in the Bengal’s first home game on Sept. 16.
Harrison sent out a tweet to confirm the news: “Whodey!!!!!!!!!!! Hello Cincinnati!!!!”
Harrison’s agent Bill Parise said he would be in Cincinnati in the second week of May to join his new team.
He finished with six sacks last season after missing the first three games of the season with a knee injury with Pittsburgh.
Harrison also won the Defensive Player of the Year award in 2008.
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