Ex-Jet Farrior eyes third Super Bowl ring

Gang gave up on its first-round pick in '97 draft -- and Steeler has never looked back

Updated: February 2, 2011, 9:39 AM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

FORT WORTH, Texas -- James Farrior is a Same Old Ex-Jet. He's back in the Super Bowl.

While his former team continues to chase that elusive Super Bowl berth -- 42 years and counting -- Farrior has a chance to finish his career as one of the winningest players in Pittsburgh Steelers history. And that's saying a lot.

Farrior arrived in North Texas on Monday, looking for his third Super Bowl ring in six years. He's the emotional leader of the Steelers' defense, a smart, tough, ...

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