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Jesse James ‘Glad To Get Away’ From Drama But Calls Pittsburgh ‘Hard Place To Leave’

Former Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Jesse James pretty famously made a comment toward the end of the 2018 season in which he compared the team, or at least the locker room, to the Kardashians because of all of the public headlines that certain players were drawing.

James, an area native and alumnus of Penn State, wanted to play for the Steelers and got to do that for four years, but was ready to move on due to the suitors he found in free agency, signing a three-year contract in excess of $18 million with the Detroit Lions.