Marvin Harrison: A quiet, complicated legacy enters the Hall of Fame

Marvin Harrison enters the Hall of Fame this weekend eight years after retiring from the Indianapolis Colts, the only team he ever played for during his 13 pro seasons, where he quietly dominated as a speedy receiver in a time of big wideouts. Only Jerry Rice and Tony Gonzalez caught more passes in NFL history, and no one has caught more passes in a season than Harrison's 143 receptions...
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August 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Terrell Owens Opts Not To Return ‘Shots’ At Marvin Harrison Over Hall Of Fame Snub Rebuke

Marvin Harrison’s barbs didn’t hit Terrell Owens where it hurts. Harrison blasted Owens recently for voicing his frustration over what he perceives as a Pro Football Hall of Fame snub. Owens and Harrison were among the 15 finalists in the Class of 2016, but voters chose the latter for enshrinement in Canton, Oh. Owens must wait at least another year before he can enter the...
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Marvin Harrison on T.O.’s Hall of Fame complaints: ‘The hell with him’

The case can be made that Marvin Harrison and Terrell Owens are two of the finest wide receivers of their era. But when the Hall of Fame voting results were announced earlier this year, only one of them made the cut, and it wasn’t T.O. Owens arguably merits inclusion in the Pro Football Hall of Fame — after all, he’s second all-time in receiving yards and third all- time in...
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March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Marvin Harrison blasts T.O. over Hall of Fame complaining

Marvin Harrison was known for being a somewhat quiet and reserved player during his 13-year NFL career, but there is at least one thing that seems to make his blood boil — Terrell Owens whining about the Hall of Fame. In an interview with Talk of Fame Network this week, Harrison was asked how he felt about Owens’ reaction to not making the Hall in his first year of eligibility...
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March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Julio Jones, Antonio Brown: more receiving yards than Rams

Jones just recorded 1,871 receiving yards, the second-most in NFL history, while Brown was only 37 yards behind at 1,834, good for fourth place on the list. Each caught 136 passes, tied for the league lead and seven shy of Marvin Harrison’s NFL record of 143. Brown had 10 receiving touchdowns; Jones finished with eight. ESPN’s Nick Wagoner put those incredible numbers into perspective...
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Stat of the Day: Marvin Harrison’s Dominance

From 1999 to 2006, Marvin Harrison had at least 80 catches, 1100 yards and 10 touchdowns in each season. EIGHT STRAIGHT SEASONS. Jerry Rice is the only other receiver in history with more than five such seasons, he also has eight, but over a span of 10 years. Harrison’s eight-year run is the most consistent stretch of elite production we’ve ever seen. Harrison also owns the most...
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July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Colts star Marvin Harrison shot at by intruders

Former All-Pro wide receiver Marvin Harrison was always the quiet man for the Indianapolis Colts. He was always soft spoken to the media, and could always be spotted at the end of the bench sitting by himself. Yet, since his retirement his has stayed in the news for a string of shootings that took place in Philadelphia. According to the Philadelphia Daily News, Harrison was shot...
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June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Marvin Harrison shot at while driving truck

Former Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Marvin Harrison has had some serious off-field issues since he was catching passes from Peyton Manning what seems like a lifetime ago.  The retired receiver was cruising in his truck early this morning when a man came running on to the street asking for help. What ensued is something Hollywood movies are made of. Marvin Harrison seems to exists...
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June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Back to his roots:Where Marvin Harrison is now

Having been drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in 1996, Marvin Harrison spent 13 years alongside the Colts with most of those years catching passes from Peyton Manning. Before his NFL career, Harrison played college football at Syracuse – where he even spent a year with quarterback, Donovan McNabb. While he set a school record with 2,718 career receiving yards, which was only a...
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February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Marvin Harrison, HOF snub first time around?

The 2014 Hall Of Fame class was announced late Saturday night, and when former Indianapolis Colts Wide Receiver Marvin Harrison was left off the list, Colts fans took to social media to share their complaints. Many were outraged that the former Colts all pro receiver was left off the list. Harrison finished his career in 2008 with the same team he started with, the Colts. He amassed...
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February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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