Found August 16, 2012 on
(Image courtesy of Peter Diana/Post-Gazette)
On Wednesday, Pittsburgh Steelers‘ star outside linebacker James Harrison underwent arthroscopic surgery on his ailing left knee. Though the operation went well, it is uncertain whether or not Harrison will be recovered in time for the team’s season opener on September 9th in Denver.
The game will be a rematch of sorts after the Broncos upset the Steelers 29-23 in a dramatic overtime Wild Card Playoff victory earlier in the year. In their previous meeting, Harrison (6-0, 242 lbs.) recorded two tackles.
Steelers’ Coach Mike Tomlin called the procedure “minor,” but would not give a timetable for the player’s return.
“It shouldn’t be long,” Tomlin said. “We’ll see when we get him back out here and start the process of working him back.”
Harrison sat out of Pittsburgh’s preseason opener against Philadelphia and has been on the team’s physically unable to perform list for the past two weeks while dealing with an inflamed knee. Inc
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
If you have been following my post all offseason and listening to the podcast, you know all about my level of concern regarding the health of Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison heading into the 2012 season. That concern has been even greater ever since Harrison has failed to practice since the first week of OTA's due to some sort of knee problem. In fact, Harrison...
Earlier in the day Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette reported that Pittsburgh Steelers right outside linebacker James Harrison was back in Pittsburgh today to get his bothersome knee examined and now Bouchette reports via Twitter that Harrison indeed had a knee scope procedure scheduled for today.
Following up on the report made Bouchette, Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh...
James Harrison has missed all of training camp so far with a knee injury and now it sounds like he may need surgery to get the knee ready for football. According to the Pittsburgh Tribune Harrison’s agent, Bill Parise, believes Harrison may need minor knee surgery to “clean it up.” ContinueThe post Steelers’ Harrison May need Knee Surgery appeared first on SteelBlitz.
If you watched any of the Pittsburgh Steelers games from last year when right outside linebacker James Harrison was sidelined for four weeks with his fractured orbital bone suffered against the Houston Texans, you clearly know that replacing Harrison with inside linebacker Lawrence Timmons is not something the Steelers ever want to have to do again.
During those four games that...
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison underwent surgery on his left knee Wednesday and his return is uncertain.
The 34-year-old Harrison has been struggling with lingering pain in the knee for months. Coach Mike Tomlin called it a ''minor'' procedure but added he's not ready to put a timetable on when Harrison will be cleared to play.
Harrison is currently...
The Steelers had plenty of injuries heading into camp with Rashard Mendenhall, James Harrison, Casey Hampton, and Max Starks all arriving at camp injured. They have added Jason Worilds, Ben Roethlisberger, Willie Colon, Jonathan Dwyer, David Johnson, Mike Adams, and now Issac Redman to that list sin ContinueThe post Steelers: Harrison has Knee Surgery, Redman gets MRI appeared first on SteelBlitz.
According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Steelers linebacker James Harrison is now scheduled to undergo a knee scope.
#steelers LB James Harrison had scope scheduled this morning on his knee
— Ed Bouchette (@EdBouchette) August 15, 2012
This could mean that Harrison might not be ready for the Steelers’ season opener.
Linebacker James Harrison and safety Troy Polamalu did not take part in the Steelers' final practice of the week and will not play Sunday at Oakland.
The defensive standouts - named to a combined 12 Pro Bowls - will not dress for the second consecutive game. Harrison, who had surgery on his left knee Aug. 15, has not played yet this season. Polamalu missed last week's win...
The Pittsburgh Steelers only have two more practices remaining before they break camp and thus the special edition of The Terrible Podcast are starting to wind down. My co-host David Todd did four hours of radio today, so tonight you get me flying solo for almost 30 minutes.
The big news on Wednesday of course was that linebacker James Harrison had the scope procedure done on...
Because of injuries, there aren't many of them, but they just might be the toughest positional group on the Steelers' roster. Also, an update on James Harrison.