What is Jason Worilds doing now?

According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Worilds is doing so to work for his religion, Jehovah’s Witnesses. The Steelers released a statement on the matter Tuesday: “We respect his decision to retire and thank him for his five years in Pittsburgh. We wish him the best in his future endeavors.”

When did Jason worilds retire?

2015Jason Worilds / Career end

On March 11, 2015, Worilds unexpectedly announced his retirement from the NFL at the age of 27 and after five years as a Pittsburgh Steeler. The choice to retire surprised many due to the start of the free agency period starting the day prior.

Are there any Jehovahs witnesses in the NFL?

At least one prizefighter, Kid Gavilán, joined Jehovah’s Witnesses, though he may not have done so until he retired from the ring. Dave Pear, a two-time All-Pro defensive lineman with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and a Super Bowl champion with the Oakland Raiders, is a member of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

Can Jehovah Witnesses play football?

As more than one sports commentator has noted, the world of professional sports is a meritocracy. Therefore, anyone who can successfully compete at the highest levels of athletic endeavor can become a pro. For Jehovah’s Witnesses, their religion itself does not prohibit participation in professional athletics.

What happens if a Jehovah Witness breaks a rule?

All members are expected to abide by the beliefs and moral standards of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Serious violations of these requirements can result in disfellowshipping (similar to excommunication) and subsequent shunning if not deemed repentant.

Are Jehovah’s Witnesses declining?

An estimated 70,000 Jehovah’s Witnesses are disfellowshipped every year — roughly 1% of the church’s total population, according to data published by the Watchtower. Their names are published at local Kingdom Halls. Of those, two-thirds never return.