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The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Philadelphia Eagles 16-14 on Sunday and below are my first half notes from the game with the second half notes to follow soon.
Nice bracket coverage on the early deep pass Jeremy Maclin by both Ike Taylor and Ryan Clark. The defense had the Eagles in a 3rd and long, but Jason Avant moves the chains after he is passed off from James Harrison to Cortez Allen. Too easy of a conversion there. Harrison is then trapped inside on the run left by LeSean McCoy for another first down. Keenan Lewis was also blown up by the fullback on the run. Timmons misses an easy sack Read more [...]
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The return of linebacker/monster James Harrison was not as savage as it was predicted to be.
Going into the game that pit Harrison’s Pittsburgh Steelers against the Philadelphia Eagles, it was thought that a hungry Harrison would lay a few insane hits on the often-abused Michael Vick.
That did not exactly play out that way and now we know why.
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James Harrison has been hit with countless fines over the past few years, leading us to question whether that method of punishing illegal hits actually makes the game any safer. James Harrison acknowledged that the steady stream of fines may finally be changing the way he plays the game.
Harrison said on 105.9 in Pittsburgh that he was slowing down when he got ready to take a shot...
If it wasn't enough that the Pittsburgh Steelers had linebacker James Harrison back on the field Sunday in their 16-14 win over the Philadelphia Eagles, they had him for almost every snap in addition.
Prior to the game defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau caution that the linebacker might be limited in his return, but Harrison was determined to stay on the field as long as he never...
Both James Harrison and Charlie Batch will be part of a press conference that will highlight the technological advances in helping protect NFL players on the field, from head injuries. This sounds like a very interesting experience and if you’re able to attend either in person or online I’m sure you’ll enjoy it!Top Neurologists Convene to Discuss Advancement That Helps Reduce...
The Steelers have are in rough shape. At 1-2, the team has looked lost much of this season, especially on defense. Despite dealing with key injuries to James Harrison and Troy Polamalu, we still expect the Steelers to play great defense, and that's something they haven't done this season.
Although the aforementioned players will be back in action on Sunday, it still...
James Harrison's return to the football field helped propel the Steelers defense to a 16-14 win over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. But at the same time that Harrison was concerned with pulling out the win in Pittsburgh, it seems he was also worrying about his wallet. Harrison, who didn't record a sack in his first action of the season, was able to get in on Mike Vick...
According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Steelers plan on rotating linebackers LaMarr Woodley and James Harrison in and out of tomorrow’s game against the Eagles.
Bouchette says the Steelers want to keep their guys fresh after blowing a 4th quarter lead in Oakland in week 3.
“I have to come off,” Harrison said. “It’s no need being out there, being dog...
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison told 105.9 in Pittsburgh (via ProFootballTalk.com) that he was worried about hitting Michael Vick in the head during yesterday’s game, so he altered the way he tackled him.
“I was nervous. I thought he might duck his head, and I might hit him, and I can’t take no fines,” Harrison said. “I was worried more about the fine. . ...
The Pittsburgh Steelers will do something they
haven’t done all season today; have no players miss their game due to injury.
Pittsburgh welcomes back running back Rashard Mendenhall, safety Troy Polamalu
and linebacker James Harrison, among others, for their pivotal Week 5 matchup
against the Philadelphia Eagles.
Harrison, Polamalu, linebacker Stevenson Sylvester...
The Pittsburgh Steelers may be just 1-2 and coming off of a much needed bye week, and it appears as if they are getting healthy at just the right time. When the Steelers play host to the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, they will be at close to full strength for the first time in the 2012 NFL season with the returns of Rashard Mendenhall, Troy Polamalu and James Harrison.
The Steelers have Tuesday off, but practiced Monday in wake of Thursday's game at Tennessee.
Not surprising, outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley did not practice Monday, and steps closer to missing his first game of the 2012 season - and his seventh missed game out of the Steelers' last 12, dating back to last season.
Limited in practice were running back Rashard Mendenhall...
Philadelphia and Pittsburgh get together this weekend for a battle in the Keystone State. So which team will unlock the door of bragging rights in the great state of Pennsylvania? The Eagles come into this game at 3 – 1 and atop the NFC East. Although Philly hasn’t won a game by more than 2 points, they are still finding ways to get the job done. The Steelers are a surprising...