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What Really Happened When Joe Thomas “Re-Accommodated” James Farrior?

If you’ve paid close attention to the news on Monday you’ve probably seen quite a few reports about what happened over the weekend on a United Airlines flight 3411 from Chicago to Louisville. In case you missed it, a passenger was forcibly removed from the overbooked flight after nobody volunteered...
Via Steelers Depot
19 days ago

Browns’ Joe Thomas has the best response to United’s PR disaster

If you haven’t heard, United Airlines had another monumental public relations disaster today when they overbooked a plane and then assaulted a man who did not want to voluntarily give up his seat: Making matters even worse, United’s response to the matter hasn’t exactly helped matters: That is where Cleveland Browns LT Joe Thomas stepped in to “relate” on how he “re-accommodated”...
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20 days ago

How recent Super Bowl winners made free agency work

Even though NFL players generally make less than their counterparts in MLB and NBA, that doesn’t stop the rampant grousing about escalating contracts in professional football come the arrival of free agency. In fact, one of the things you can reliably count on each year is sermonizing from self-professed roster experts about how supposedly smart teams eschew the open market and...
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March 09, 2017  |  Discuss

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense is on the rise

The Pittsburgh Steelers linebackers were once known as the best in the game. Guys like Joey Porter, James Farrior, and a young James Harrison caused quarterbacks to weep when they saw the Steelers on their schedule. For a few years, the Steelers’ defense was down and their linebackers had become mediocre, but now the Steelers may once again be back to their old ways.  Through...
January 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Steelers Contract Look-Back: James Farrior 2002 Signing

Continuing on with my look back at lucrative contracts signed by Pittsburgh Steelers over the course of the last 15 years, today I will recall for you the signing of linebacker James Farrior back in 2002. Even though it’s been 14 years now since the Steelers signed Farrior to a... The post Steelers Contract Look-Back: James Farrior 2002 Signing appeared first on Steelers Depot...
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July 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Can C.J. Mosley And Ryan Shazier Reignite A Classic Rivalry?

A Tale of Two Linebackers What used to be a division rivalry between two of the fiercest defenses in the NFL has become far less about actually playing defense. In fact, in the last three seasons, both the Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers have averaged very, well, average defenses: 14th in the league. However, from 2004 to 2011, Baltimore and Pittsburgh built their rivalry...
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June 30, 2016  |  Discuss

James Farrior Among Great Free Agent Signings In Recent History

Given how close we are getting to the 2016 NFL Draft, it is no surprise that more and more focus is being placed on it from every corner of the relevant media market. It has given rise to no shortage of endless mock drafts, including Alex Kozora’ insane complete seven-round... The post James Farrior Among Great Free Agent Signings In Recent History appeared first on Steelers Depot...
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April 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Current, Former Steelers Saying All the Right Things About Butler

While it certainly doesn’t come as a surprise, the comments so far about what Steelers’ fans can expect from new Defensive Coordinator Keith Butler have been very positive. Former Steelers’ great James Farrior told writer Teresa Varley the following about Butler. “He is an aggressive coach,” said Farrior. “Some coaches lay back and let athletes make plays...
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May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Why Signing Jabaal Sheard Could Pay Dividends For The Steelers

Once upon a time back in 2002, the Pittsburgh Steelers dipped their toes deeply into the free agent pool, signing a certain inside linebacker by the name of James Farrior. The 8th overall selection of the 1997 NFL Draft, Bill Parcells plucked him to be his modern-day version of Lawrence Taylor or Harry Carson, game […] Why Signing Jabaal Sheard Could Pay Dividends For The Steelers...
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January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Steelers LB James Farrior Lists Houston Pad – Just $1.29 Million!

  Have $1.29 million to blow and in the market for a pretty sweet pad owned by a two-time Super Bowl champion? If...
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November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

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