Found September 12, 2012 on SteelerAddicts:
The Steelers get a chance to make amends for the week 1 loss to the Broncos when the Jets come to town this Sunday. That’s not to say the guys in green are a push over by any means, but rather any time you have a loss during the NFL season it’s paramount to fix the problems as quickly as possible and get a win at all costs. With only 16 games, even 1 loss can hurt your playoff chances. It’s only been one game so far but starting 0-2 could potentially put them down by two games in the division. We don’t want to get ahead of ourselves here but just to keep things in perspective, getting a win this week may not be a must have scenario but it’s pretty darn important. The Steelers will get at least 1 playmaker back and possibly 2 when they take the field next Sunday afternoon at Heinz. Ryan Clark will be back in the lineup in his normal Free Safety position, something that can’t be overstated enough. Pittsburgh is a better defense while Clark is in the game playing side by side with Tro...

James Harrison Claims He Will Play Against Jets

Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette reports Thursday via Twitter that Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison told him today that he will play Sunday against the New York Jets. Harrison was listed as not practicing on the Wednesday injury report, but was seen running on the side. Head coach Mike Tomlin...

Kent State To Rename Field House Weight Room In Honor Of James Harrison

Kent State University reports on Wednesday that Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison had a $100,000 gift to his former school approved by the University's Board of Trustees. The school website goes on to say that Kent State Department of Athletics will recognize the donation made by Harrison by renaming the Field House weight room The James Harrison Strength &...

Harrison donates 100k to Kent State

The weight room in the indoor field house at Kent State University will soon be named after Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison. A donation of 100,000 will do that. Harrison, an Akron, Ohio native who played at Kent State before embarking upon a unique, winding NFL journey that's taken him from street free agent to NFL Defensive Player of the Year, had his 100,000...

Steelers Thursday Injury Report: Dwyer Practices, Harrison & Polamalu Don’t

The Pittsburgh Steelers continued their practice preparations on Thursday for their upcoming game Sunday against the New York Jets and the practice participation injury report shows that linebacker James Harrison (knee), safety Troy Polamalu (calf), tackle Max Starks (illness) and linebacker Stevenson Sylvester (knee) did not practice. Harrison reportedly said on Thursday that...

James Harrison Hopes To Play Week 2

ESPN New York reports linebacker James Harrison is hoping to play in Pittsburgh's next game on Sunday versus the Jets.Fantasy Spin:Harrison missed Sunday's season opener against Denver while tending to his injured left knee. He was able to work out on Monday and if all goes well this week, Harrison could be back in uniform Sunday at Heinz Field.

James Harrison might play this week

According to Mike Bires of, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison worked out on Monday and might play this week against the Jets. Good news in injury front: LB James Harrison (knee) worked out Monday and may play Sunday vs. Jets — Mike Bires (@mikebires) September 11, 2012 Harrison missed Sunday night’s loss to the Broncos after undergoing arthroscopic...

James Harrison On Target For Week 2

Steelers linebacker James Harrison will make his season debut Sunday against the Jets according to Spin:Harrison had surgery on his left knee a little over a month ago and is finally ready to go. His presence should make life a little more difficult for New York QB Mark Sanchez, who breezed to a 266-yard/three touchdown performance in the season opener against Buffalo.

Harrison plans to play Sunday but misses practice

Pittsburgh linebacker James Harrison is saying he’ll play Sunday against the New York Jets, but his body may be telling him no. Harrison’s balky knee forced him to sit out Thursday’s practice after telling the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette beforehand that he expected to see his first action of the season. He missed the Steelers’ opener and all of the preseason. “I'm great...

Mike Tomlin holding out hope James Harrison will play

According to Alan Robinson of the Pittsburgh Tribune Review, Steelers head coach Mike omlin is hopeful that linebacker James Harrison will be ready to go this Sunday against the Jets. “We will work him up to activity and see how his knee responds,” Tomlin said. Harrison underwent arthroscopic knee surgery just a few weeks ago.  If he suffers any type of set back this season...

James Harrison says he’s playing this week

According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Steelers linebacker James Harrison told him that he’s playing this week against the Jets. #steelers James Harrison tells me he will play Sunday. We’ll see — Ed Bouchette (@EdBouchette) September 13, 2012 As much as Harrison wants to play, I’m not sure his knee will be healthy enough. He could end up being a game time decision.

Steelers Injury Report – Polamalu, Harrison, Sylvester & Dwyer Listed As Not Practicing

The Pittsburgh Steelers were back on the practice field on Wednesday in preparation for their week 2 game this coming Sunday against the New York Jets. The Wednesday injury report is now out and it shows that safety Troy Polamalu (calf) did not practice today after he suffered a left calf strain in the loss Sunday night to the Denver Broncos. Head coach Mike Tomlin said during...

LeBeau Makes It Sound Like Harrison & Polamalu Will Both Miss Jets Game

It's not looking too good that linebacker James Harrison will play Sunday in the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday game against the New York Jets and it also seems as if the left calf injury that safety Troy Polamalu suffered Sunday might be serious enough to keep him out of the Jets game as well. Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau was asked about what Harrison means to the...

Steelers may not have Harrison and Polamalu this week

Even though Steelers linebacker James Harrison says he’s playing on Sunday against the Jets, Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette wouldn’t be surprised if both Harrison and safety Troy Polamalu don’t play. Don’t be surprised if James Harrison AND Troy Polamalu don’t play against the Jets. Each sat out again today. — Gerry Dulac (@gerrydulac) September 13, 2012 ...

Steelers' Harrison nearing return

The Steelers are hopeful right outside linebacker James Harrison will be on the field Sunday against the Jets. Coach Mike Tomlin said Harrison (knee) was able to work out Monday. "He will run (Wednesday) and see where he is," Tomlin said. "We'll work him up to activity and let that be our guide." The Steelers had two sacks in the season opener at Denver...
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