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James Harrison is recognized as one of the dirtiest players in the NFL. He was suspended a game this season for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Colt McCoy. He’s committed five illegal hits in three years, and he was fined six times the last two seasons. Harrison even made an illegal hit on Josh Cribbs when the players were teammates in college. But is Harrison a dirty player? Mike Tomlin says no.
Asked during a conference call by the Cleveland media if Harrison is dirty, Tomlin said no. The Steelers coach was then asked to explain the rash of illegal hits by his star linebacker.
“They’re unfortunate plays. I think the circumstances around those plays and all of that’s been well documented. I base my judgment on his quality of play, based on his total body of work, from being around him day to day for the last five years. I can say comfortably that I don’t believe that James Harrison is a dirty player.”
Tomlin believes there are collisions in football and that not all of them will be l...
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BEREA, Ohio -- The Cleveland Browns and the rest of the NFL can rest easy.
James Harrison is not a dirty player.
That's the assessment of his coach. Mike Tomlin said Wednesday he is very "comfortable" in saying Harrison is not a dirty player, based on the five years he's coached Harrison.
How, then, does Tomlin reconcile Harrison giving three Cleveland Browns...
Twenty days after James Harrison thrust the crown of his helmet into quarterback Colt McCoy's facemask, McCoy was still not practicing with his team. The effects of his concussion have lasted longer than those of any of the other seven...
The Pittsburgh Steelers hit the field on Wednesday in preparation for their week 17 game this coming Sunday against the Cleveland Browns. The first injury report of the week has been released and it shows that linebacker James Harrison (neck), guard Doug Legursky (shioulder), running back Mewelde Moore (knee) and safety Troy Polamalu (knee) all did not practice today. Both Moore...
Cleveland Browns quarterback Colt McCoy, who was diagnosed with a concussion after the game against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Dec. 8, is throwing his support behind the Browns medical team.
“Our medical staff does an outstanding job and that should never be in question,” McCoy said in his first public comments since his injury.
McCoy’s show of support is in stark contrast...
Mike Tomlin has showed in the past he isn't interested in resting players in a regular-season finale, no matter the playoff situation.
Steelers coach Mike Tomlin weighs in on his team heading into this week's game against the Cleveland Browns.
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The injury report grew a bit from last week but some good news and some bad news.
Chris Carter- LB- Hamstring
Ben Roethlisberger- QB – Ankle
Maurkice Pouncey- C- Ankle
Emmanuel Sanders- WR- Foot
Mike Wallace- WR- Ankle
LaMarr Woodley- OLB- Hamstring
Did not Practice:
James Harrison- OLB- Neck
Troy Polamalu- SS- Knee
Doug Legursky- G- Shoulder...
Steelers coach Mike Tomlin was noncommittal about rookie right tackle Marcus Gilbert returning to his starting spot when the team practices this week.