CINCINNATI Vinnie Rey was feeling a little confined sitting at his locker Wednesday afternoon. The Bengals linebacker has a spacious enough area on most days but hes got a new neighbor this year in James Harrison.
When James Harrison is talking, people are listening. It goes for his teammates and for us media types as well.
Harrison has been working out with his new team for a couple of weeks now. Theres been a lot of discussion about the 35-year-old Harrison moving out of the Pittsburgh 3-4 zone blitz defensive scheme into the 4-3 base that the Bengals and defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer uses, is it really that big of a deal and what can Harrison add to this unit.
There are a no real answers to these questions after less than three weeks but Harrison is making an impression.
It was cool just to see him. Hes a physically imposing guy, said Rey, who has gone from undrafted college free agent to being a top special teams player. Being with him in the weight room, getting to sp...