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The Pittsburgh Steelers look certain not to have linebacker James Harrison Monday night against the San Francisco 49ers, because of his one game suspension handed down on Tuesday, but the 49ers are looking like they will once again be without the services of their best linebacker Patrick Willis as well. Willis, who reportedly has a Grade 2 hamstring strain, did not play last week against the Arizona Cardinals, and he might not be ready to practice this week as the 49ers signed linebacker Michael Wilhoite to the practice squad today. That indicates they will need the extra linebacker body at Read more [...]Early Signs Point To The 49ers Not Having Patrick Willis Back Monday Night is a post from: Steelers Depot
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Steelers linebacker James Harrison is having his appeal hearing on his one-game suspension. The hearing, via video conference call Wednesday, is being conducted by Ted Cottrell, who was hired by the league and the NFL Players Association to oversee such appeals. No decision is expected until Thursday at the earliest.
Harrison can appeal and league would rule before weekend games.
The NFL has denied James Harrison's appeal of a one-game suspension for a helmet-to-helmet hit on Cleveland quarterback Colt McCoy, and the Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker will sit out Monday night's game against San Francisco.
The NFL has denied James Harrison's appeal of a one-game suspension for a helmet-to-helmet hit on Cleveland quarterback Colt McCoy.
Even after he became a star with the Pittsburgh Steelers, James Harrison lugged around the equipment bag from his NFL Europe days with the Rhein Fire until it fell apart. The way the story gets told is that Harrison did it to remind himself how difficult the trip had been. In light of recent developments, it also suggests he has a hard time letting some things go.
"How can I continue to play this game the way that I've been taught to play this game since I was 10 years old?" -- James Harrison, October 2010 (three or four fines ago).
James Harrison will not learn.
Despite racking up a small fortune in fines over the course of the past few years, Harrison continues to maliciously hit players without any regard for the rules...
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JANIE McCAULEY AP Sports Writer NaVorro Bowman is no longer just San Francisco's other inside linebacker, or the inexperienced young guy. Teamed with Patrick Willis, he gives the 49ers one of the most feared linebacking tandems in the NFL.
Opposing offenses that try to focus Willis find they must also reckon with Bowman. The second-year pro out of Penn...
Steelers linebacker James Harrison appealed a one-game suspension the NFL handed down Tuesday, but his case...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the NFL has suspended Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison for one game, for his helmet to helmet hit on Browns quarterback Colt McCoy. The suspension is not just because of Harrison’s hit on McCoy, but because of the numerous helmet to helmet hits he’s dished out over the past couple [...]
According to Steve Wyche of the NFL Network, both Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh and Steelers linebacker James Harrison could face substantial suspensions if they repeat the kind of reckless conduct that has gotten them suspended. “Three games, four games, five games, six games? It could happen depending on the circumstance,” said Wyche’s source. “They [...]
Ike Taylor was in studio yesterday with John Harris talking about the James Harrison hit and suspension and Taylor was as entertaining as ever and on point. Harrison spoke to Jerome Bettis following his suspension and said he won't change the way he plays in light of his one-game suspension. Bettis was on NFL Live yesterday. Do you remember what got Green Bay Packers defensive...
Whether teams are playing for playoff seeding or for pride at this point in the season, NFL injuries and suspensions still take their toll. Here is a look at some important NFL betting angles in Week 15, including a suspension, injury news, a starting quarterback change, and a weather update.
James Harrison suspension upheld