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The Pittsburgh Steelers will open the season Sunday night against the Denver Broncos, but the status of one of their best players on defense remains unclear.
All-Pro linebacker James Harrison was limited in practice Wednesday and did not practice on Thursday, according to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette.
Harrison was officially activated by the Steelers last week after undergoing knee surgery last month, but missing practice may mean a step backward in the recovery process.
According to Chris Adamski of CBSports.com, Harrison wont be talking to the media until Friday. Posted on his locker were a pair of signs that read, "I will answer all questions on Fridays, and only Fridays."
The policy will remain in effect all season. Harrison believes that the media coverage tends to be smaller on Fridays.
Harrison tweeted out on Thursday that, "I will be practicing tomorrow and (will) have a better (idea) if I'll be ready to go on Sunday night."
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The bewitching hour has come and gone as the Pittsburgh Steelers have boarded their plane and left for Denver with no news that wide receiver Mike Wallace has received a long-term deal.
While their is a very tiny, tiny, tiny chance that they just are keeping it hush, it wouldn't make sense for them to do so and in all likelihood Wallace will now have to play out his fourth...
The fine folks at Bovada have passed along to me the NFL Football Player Props, Football Proposition Bets that are available for certain Pittsburgh Steelers players.
I have to admit that the under on the first four props certainly is inviting as I feel the offense will be a little more focused on the run early on in the season.
The good news is that we dont have long to wait...
You always put your kids first and that is not something that has been lost on the previously-troubled quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.
The Steelers leader is currently awaiting the birth of his son and has already gone on the record to state that no matter what the cost, he will be there to welcome his child into the world later this year.
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James Harrison Ruled Out For Sunday’s Game -
Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Harrison did not practice for second day in a row and will not suit up for Sunday nights regular season opener against the Broncos in Denver. Harrison has been experiencing soreness in his knee, and according to Dulac, LB Chris Carter will continue...
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has made it clear that he’s willing to miss a game this season if it conflicts with the birth of his baby.
“I’m not missing the birth of my child,” Roethlisberger said emphatically, per the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. “There’s no chance. I know some fans probably don’t want to hear that, but there’s no chance.”
According to Gerry Dulac of SportingNews.com, Steelers linebacker James Harrison was held out of practice on Thursday and may not play in Sunday night’s opener against the Broncos.
“Steelers OLB James Harrison did not practice today and his status for the Broncos game is uncertain,” wrote Dulac.
The Steelers have been planning on Harrison being ready for this week.
Earlier we mentioned that Steelers linebacker James Harrison tweeted that he’ll be a game time decision. It looks like that might not be the case.
According to Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-gazette, Harrison won’t play this week.
James Harrison did not practice for second day in a row and will not play in Denver. Steelers have not released his official status, tho.
James Harrison won't talk to most of the media until Friday, but he talked to Jim Wexell on Thursday. Here's the Q&A, along with a note on Rashard Mendenhall's rehab and contract status.
The Pittsburgh Steelers head into the 2012 season with huge question marks at one of their most important position groups on defense, and I am of course talking about the linebacker group.
Starting right outside linebacker James Harrison is all but ruled out for the Sunday night opener in Denver and that means that second year linebacker Chris Carter will likely make his first...
Affiliate: Football fans are given a gift from schedule-makers in Week 1 as the Denver Broncos will be at home versus the Pittsburgh Steelers in the season’s first edition of Sunday Night Football.
The NFL odds give a good barometer of what’s expected out of these teams this season.
As it stands, the Steelers are the one-point underdogs for this Week 1 meeting in the high altitude...
Something that former Steelers Head Coach Bill Cowher used to day, “get a hat on a hat”, is probably embedded in the minds of Steeler fans for all of eternity. We heard it so many times it was like a broken record, but he preached doing so because of the importance of beating your man, taking care of your responsibility on the field. Doing so leads to success, plain and simple...
The Pittsburgh Steelers were off on Tuesday, but returned to the practice field on Wednesday to continue their preparations for the season opener Sunday night against the Denver Broncos.
The first Steelers injury participation report for the 2012 season has now been released and it shows running back Baron Batch (groin) and linebacker James Harrison (knee) as being limited. Harrison...
A day after Steelers linebacker James Harrison told reporters that his surgically repaired knee was “A-OK” for Sunday’s game against the Denver Broncos, the 2008 defensive player of the year was limited in practice Wednesday and his status for Sunday is now uncertain.Missing Harrison would be a big blow to the Steelers, but his absence would not be the biggest problem the Pittsburgh...