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Steelers LB James Harrison: “You Have To Put The Physical Work In To Prepare To Play”

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison is celebrating his 37th birthday on Monday and if I had to bet, that celebration will include him working out in some capacity. Harrison, who will apparently have his snaps limited to about 25 a game this upcoming season, recently explained why he always seems to be in a weight […] Steelers LB James Harrison: “You Have To Put The...
Via Steelers Depot
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Outside Linebacker Competition Should Be Worth Watching for the Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers have re-stocked the linebacker pantry with outside backers through free agency and now the NFL Draft. Because there’s now plenty to choose from, this doesn’t mean everything on the shelf is suddenly top notch. The team entered the offseason with basically the cupboard bare at the OLB position. Jarvis Jones was the only returning guy with any experience...
Via Steel City Blitz
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Joey Porter Wants To Keep James Harrison’s Snap Count Down To 25

Even knowing that they only had Jason Worilds on a transition tag and projected to lose him the following year, and only signed free agent Arthur Moats to a one-year, veteran-minimum contract, the Pittsburgh Steelers entirely ignored the outside linebacker position in the 2014 NFL Draft, and only carried three into the season. That changed, […] Joey Porter Wants To Keep James...
Via Steelers Depot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers will reduce James Harrison’s snap count

With James Harrison coming back for his 13th NFL season, the Pittsburgh Steelers hope keeping his snap count down will keep him fresh. “Harrison is going to be a better player for us if I keep his snap count down to 25,” outside linebackers coach Joey Porter said to Steelers.com. “I’ll get the best James Harrison I can out of him instead of trying to make him play like...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers draft WR Sammie Coates in third round

The Pittsburgh Steelers selected Auburn wide receiver Sammie Coates with the No. 87 pick in the NFL draft on Friday. Coates, 6-foot-1, 212 pounds, finished his college career with a yards-per-reception average of 20.9. But he had a drop rate of 19.1 percent in 2014.  He will drop the ball even when he finds himself wide open. Coates ran a 4.43-second 40-yard dash before...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers draft CB Senquez Golson with No. 56 pick

The Pittsburgh Steelers selected Mississippi cornerback Senquez Golson with the No. 56 pick in the NFL draft. Golson, 5-foot-9, 176 pounds, was a unanimous first-team All-American and first-team All-SEC selection in 2014.  He tied the school record for interceptions with 10 and was a Bronko Nagurski finalist. PRO DAY RESULTS 60-yard shuttle: 11.93 seconds Bench press: 16...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers must address cornerback on Day 2 of NFL draft

Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports The Pittsburgh Steelers selected outside linebacker Bud Dupree with their first pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, and will now need to set their sights on selecting a cornerback, maybe even two of them, on Friday. The Steelers passed on taking a cornerback Thursday because Dupree was available and none of the remaining cornerbacks had a higher grade...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers GM: We got an ‘impact player’ in Bud Dupree

Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports The Pittsburgh Steelers selected linebacker Bud Dupree from Kentucky with the No. 22 overall pick in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft on Thursday. “We’re really excited. The other day during the press conference we talked about the outside linebacker position being very deep with several impact players,” said Steelers GM Kevin Colbert, ...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bud Dupree Asked Questions About James Harrison Prior To Pro Day

New Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Bud Dupree might very well be a “football junkie”, but even so, he’s still probably got a lot to learn about his new team after being selected 22nd overall in the first-round of the 2015 NFL Draft. Dupree, however, does know about one player on the Steelers roster and that player […] Bud Dupree Asked Questions About James Harrison Prior...
Via Steelers Depot
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers steal Bud Dupree with 22nd pick

When the Pittsburgh Steelers came on the clock with the 22nd pick, they knew they had major needs on the defensive side of the ball. What most people did not expect was that edge rusher Alvin ‘Bud’ Dupree would be sitting there available. Chalk up Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert as one of them. 'We didn't expect Bud Dupree to be there at 22, it was an easy selection...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers GM: Leaking info before draft is ‘horrible’

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert spoke Monday about the upcoming NFL draft, and said the leaking of information about draft-eligible players to disguise teams’ draft intentions is “horrible.” “I think it’s horrible,” Colbert said at his annual pre-draft news conference with Steelers coach Mike Tomlin, per ESPN.com. “I think it’s really bad for...
Via Sports-Glory
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Deebo Goes For 500

Phase One of the Pittsburgh Steelers offseason program is in now in full swing and being as activities are currently limited to strength and conditioning and physical rehabilitation only, I imagine linebacker James Harrison is like a fish in water, if he is indeed back in Pittsburgh. Tuesday morning, Harrison posted a video on his […] Video: Deebo Goes For 500 is a post from:...
Via Steelers Depot
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Meeting The Leadership: James Harrison

The Pittsburgh Steelers have parted ways with a number of aging talents that epitomized success in the community during the height of their careers. While their on-field assets may have diminished over the years, however, one should not underestimate the ripple effect that their departures could have within the locker room. While the concepts of […] Meeting The Leadership: James...
Via Steelers Depot
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Steelers LB James Harrison Upstages Teammate Vince Williams

Yesterday we passed along a video of Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Vince Williams pushing 18 plates on a sled a total of 15 yards during his training session in Arizona. When Williams posted that video on social media, he let his mentor and teammate James Harrison know that he was coming after him. So how how […] Video: Steelers LB James Harrison Upstages Teammate Vince Williams...
Via Steelers Depot
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Steelers LB Vince Williams “Pushing Hard” To Be Like James Harrison

If you want to know how hard Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Vince Williams is working this offseasom, all you need to do is look at the video that he posted Monday on his Twitter account. Told @jharrison9292 I'm coming for him pic.twitter.com/aNN02lDbhc — Vince Williams (@VinnyVidiVici98) April 13, 2015 I’m not exactly sure how much weight […] Video: Steelers LB Vince Williams...
Via Steelers Depot
21 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Harrison and Friends Play the Most Intense Game of Volleyball Ever

When it comes to training to play football the workouts need to be as intense as the game as. Volleyball? While a good workout on the beach it is hard to say that the game comes close to matching the intensity needed to play football. That is, unless you play it the way Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison and a few friends play it. They actually catch the "ball" and throw...
Via FatManWriting
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Steelers Players Staying In Shape By Playing Danney-ball

Several Pittsburgh Steelers players are currently out in Arizona training and on Wednesday, linebacker James Harrison posted a video on his Instagram account of him playing a game of Danney-ball with teammates Ryan Shazier, Vince Williams and Robert Golden. Danney ball wt @shazier50 @vinnyvidivici98 and @robertgolden21 A video posted by James Harrison (@jhharrison92) on Apr […...
Via Steelers Depot
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers draft: Bud Dupree vs. Marcus Peters

The Pittsburgh Steelers are likely to select either a pass rusher or cornerback in the first-round of this month’s NFL Draft. The two most predicted targets for the Steelers 22nd overall pick are outside linebacker Bud Dupree of Kentucky and cornerback Marcus Peters of Washington.  But other mock drafts have the Steelers selecting safety Landon Collins of Alabama or cornerback...
Via Sports-Glory
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers 2015 Draft: Top 80 Big Board 7.0

Since the posting of the last Big Board, the Pittsburgh Steelers have re-signed outside linebacker James Harrison. The signing of Harrison was incredibly necessary as the Steelers were counting on returning Arthur Moats and the underwhelming Jarvis Jones to start with little depth behind them besides 2014 undrafted free agent Howard Jones and Canadian Football […] Steelers 2015...
Via Steelers Depot
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

James Harrison’s April Fools joke was a face tattoo

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison tried to play an April Fools’ Day joke with a fake face tattoo on Wednesday. My new tat! @cortez_l_allen #tatgamesteelstrong! A photo posted by James Harrison (@jhharrison92) on Apr 1, 2015 at 6:39pm PDT   Harrison’s follow up post on Instagram was the same picture with “LOL I tried” written over it.   ...
Via Sports-Glory
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Young Steelers Linebackers Will Train With James Harrison For Next Several Weeks

Prior to linebacker James Harrison deciding to re-sign with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday, we passed along the word that he was currently out in Arizona training with several of the other young linebackers on the roster. During a Tuesday interview on Trib Live Radio, Harrison talked about how that training was going so far […] Young Steelers Linebackers Will Train With James...
Via Steelers Depot
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers LB James Harrison To Have $1.25 Million Cap Charge In 2015

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed linebacker James Harrison to two-year, $2.75 million contract on Sunday that included a $500,000 signing bonus and now that the deal has been filed with the NFLPA, we now know what his cap charges will be in both of those years. Harrison is scheduled to earn base salaries of $1 million […] Steelers LB James Harrison To Have $1.25 Million Cap Charge...
Via Steelers Depot
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

James Harrison: “I’m Very Happy To Be Back But At The Same Time I’m Kind Of Disappointed”

Veteran linebacker James Harrison re-signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers over the weekend, but during a Tuesday interview with Ike Taylor and John Harris on Trib Live Radio, the former Defensive Player of the Year admitted that while he’s happy to be back in Pittsburgh for at least one more season, he really wanted to play […] James Harrison: “I’m Very Happy To Be Back But...
Via Steelers Depot
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

The Terrible Podcast – Talking James Harrison Re-signing, Kevin Colbert Comments, Steelers News & More

Season 5, Episode 92 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and David Todd and I get right into talking about the Pittsburgh Steelers deciding to re-sign veteran linebacker James Harrison on Sunday. With Harrison now back under contract, we discuss what this may or may not mean as far as playing time and side of the field that he, […] The Terrible Podcast – Talking James Harrison...
Via Steelers Depot
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

James Harrison Was Hired For His Disposition

Former Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Greg Lloyd gregarious, gentlemanly pass rusher the team has had throughout its history. He was known for wearing a t-shirt that read “I Wasn’t Hired For My Disposition”. And yet, ironically, it was that surly, nasty on-field disposition that did get him hired, in a sense, in that it made […] James Harrison Was Hired For His Disposition...
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March 23, 2015  |  Discuss
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