Pittsburgh Steelers: Finally racking up the sacks

The Pittsburgh Steelers are off to a 2-2 start during the 2015 season. Throughout the Steelers’ franchise history, they have been known for a tough, smash-mouth defense that can impose their will on any opposing offense. Pittsburgh has lost their ability to get to opposing quarterbacks in recent seasons, but that trend may have stopped this year. In 2014, Pittsburgh was only able...
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James Harrison Logging Game’s Critical Snaps Over Jarvis Jones

In spite of the fact that everyone thus far has been healthy at the position throughout the season, at least in such a way that would cause them to miss playing time, it is interesting, though perhaps not terribly surprising, that third-year outside linebacker Jarvis Jones has seen the least... The post James Harrison Logging Game’s Critical Snaps Over Jarvis Jones appeared first...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers seek redemption in division game against Arizona Cardinals

Sep 20, 2015; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) scrambles with the ball as Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker James Harrison (92) chases during the fourth quarter at Heinz Field. The Steelers won 43-18. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports On Sunday September 27th, the San Francisco 49ers will play their division rivals...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Film Room: James Harrison Week 1

Though Pittsburgh Steelers veteran outside linebacker James Harrison played the most snaps out of everybody at his position on opening night, it would be hard to argue that his snap count—about 50 percent bigger than originally projected—translated into production. On a night on which Jarvis Jones got the better of... The post Steelers Film Room: James Harrison Week 1 appeared...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekend web roundup: Pittsburgh Steelers

A new view: Thoughts on Timmons and Harrison In this segment Albert chatted about the Steelers defense, including linebackers Lawrence Timmons and James Harrison . Here are Albert's thoughts: On what ... Tomsula: Steelers 'can attack the field in all directions' You've got [Pittsburgh Steelers WR Antonio Brown] 84, you've got Brown, you've got the running game, you've got offense...
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Containing Kaepernick A Mission For The Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers are familiar with quarterbacks capable of extending the play. Facing Ben Roethlisberger in practice every day for 11 years will do that to you. But #7 isn’t winning any foot races. Colin Kaepernick, on the other hand, could. And the Steelers’ defense is well aware. James Harrison... The post Containing Kaepernick A Mission For The Steelers appeared first...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers' James Harrison balks at pitch count

Early in the offseason, Steelers outside linebackers coach Joey Porter said that the plan was to limit veteran defender James Harrison to roughly 25 snaps per game. Based on the team's first game, that plan has gone out the window.The 37-year-old Harrison played 36 snaps in Week 1 against New England, tops among all of the team's outside linebackers. Jarvis Jones, the man who started...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Tomlin Expects All Four Outside Linebackers To Figure Into Rotation Moving Forward

The Pittsburgh Steelers played all four of their outside linebackers Thursday night in their regular season opening loss to the New England Patriots and veteran James Harrison led that group in snaps played with 38. During his Tuesday press conference, head coach Mike Tomlin was asked about Harrison’s seemingly large... The post Tomlin Expects All Four Outside Linebackers To Figure...
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James Harrison Topped Steelers OLBs In Snap Count Against Patriots

The Pittsburgh Steelers tried to make clear during the offseason that, despite the fact that he may have played his way into a starting role amidst adverse circumstances the team was dealing with, James Harrison will not be a full-time player during the 2015 season. And he won’t be. But... The post James Harrison Topped Steelers OLBs In Snap Count Against Patriots appeared first...
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Four things to watch for in Pats' opener against Steelers

A fourth banner will be unveiled tomorrow night in Foxboro, as the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots host the Pittsburgh Steelers in the first game of the NFL season. The two teams will meet in Gillette Stadium, for the 8:30 p.m. kickoff of the 2015-16 football year. Pittsburgh, 11-5 last season won the AFC North, only to fall to Baltimore in a first-round wild...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Wednesday web roundup: Pittsburgh Steelers

Steelers' James Harrison reacts to ESPN Spygate report Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison, center in 2006, said he's not surprised by reports that New England cheated in the 2004 AFC ... Pittsburgh Steelers Week 1 Stock Report The Pittsburgh Steelers' 53-man roster is set. The practice squad, though fluid, has also been established. We are just a few short hours...
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James Harrison is looking into getting old NFL fines reversed

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison has been fined by the NFL on numerous occasions for his violent play on the field, and now he’s trying to get some of that money back. He joked about the proposition with reporters recently, but apparently he was being dead serious. According to Jeremy Fowler of ESPN, Williams Parise, Harrison’s agent, is working with the NFLPA...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Harrison Still Working Out Like A Beast

Throughout the off-season Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison posted videos of his workouts to Instagram. If you ever wondered how he still does what he does after all these years watch a few of them and you'll understand. No one works out as hard as he does, and as a result the man is incredibly strong.Now you would think that with the preseason in full swing he might...
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September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

D.C. news anchor Jim Vance calls giving kids participation trophies “child abuse”

One of the most ridiculous sports debates of this year sprung up after Steelers’ linebacker James Harrison’s comments about taking away his kids’ participation trophies,  with all sorts of hot sports takes on both sides of the issue sprouting up, but long-time Washington, D.C. news anchor Jim Vance of NBC affiliate WRC-TV has cranked up the heat to a whole new level. In a...
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August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Four insane things done by Pittsburgh Steelers players the last three days (video)

The Pittsburgh Steelers have had some great moments you could have missed the last couple days. Between their preseason game in Jacksonville and another week of camp, a lot is going on. Here are four must see highlights you may have missed including Big Ben being Ben, a tenacious hit, some patented James Harrison and Antonio Brown making something very difficult look very easy. Enjoy...
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August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

NBC Washington’s Jim Vance: Participation trophies equal ‘child abuse’

Everybody and their mother has espoused their opinions regarding James Harrison returning his sons’ participation trophies, but NBC Washington anchor Jim Vance wins the hot-take award on this topic. During Monday evening’s newscast, Vance got into a debate with sports anchor Jason Pugh of the same network after Pugh’s report on the matter. Pugh pointed out Harrison’s two...
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August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Why James Harrison was right to reject his sons’ participation trophies

No son of James Harrison is going to keep a trophy he received just for showing up. The Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker returned trophies that were awarded to his sons, ages 6 and 8, for participating in a sports camp run by Steelers quarterback Charlie Batch (Harrison just doesn’t like quarterbacks, even ones who are beloved in Pittsburgh). Harrison said on Instagram that he wants...
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August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Ev’rybody gets a trophy: While We’re Waiting…

Happy Monday, boys and girls. I’ve returned in one piece from a three-day stay up in lovely Put in Bay for a bachelor party of a lifelong friend. The sun was glorious, the pool equally so. The beers were cold, the burgers—well, I could probably go another year without having another hamburger and would be perfectly fine, but hey. You gotta do what you gotta do. I come back to...
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August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Monday web roundup: Pittsburgh Steelers

Steelers' Harrison returns sons' participation trophies James Harrison of the Pittsburgh Steelers rejects the notion that every kid should get something just for participating in youth sports. We know this because ... Steelers training camp: Tyler Murphy stands out at WR Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Tyler Murphy, center, is tackled by Minnesota Vikings outside linebacker...
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August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers’ Return to Practice; Harrison Creates a Stir

Following their day off after Friday night’s loss in Jacksonville, the Steelers returned to the practice fields of St. Vincent’s College in Latrobe earlier today. I’ll get to James Harrison’s comments about participation trophies at the end. First, let’s get to the goings-on of today in practice. -Steelers’ PR man Burt Lauten tweeted that Quarterback Bruce Gradkowski...
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August 16, 2015  |  Discuss

James Harrison says sons ‘didn’t earn’ participation trophies

HBO’s “Real Sports” recently aired a show on the topic of participation trophies and the role they can play in either helping to raise self esteem or creating a feeling of entitlement. Based on an Instagram post, we know James Harrison is not a fan of trophies handed out that were not earned. On Saturday, Harrison posted the above photo of trophies received by his sons. He...
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August 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Linebacker Is Upset His Sons Received Participation Trophies

Note to all youth leagues rostering Steelers James Harrison’s sons: do not give them participation trophies. On Saturday, the linebacker took to Instagram to vent about the two participation trophies his 6- and 8-year-old sons received, and he was not happy about it and demanded they are returned. I came home to find out that my boys received two trophies for nothing...
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August 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers LB James Harrison Returning Sons’ Participation Trophies

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison recorded one sack Friday night during the preseason loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars. However, no trophy was awarded to Harrison after the game for participating and giving his best in the contest. Harrison apparently returned from Jacksonville to find out that his two sons were... The post Steelers LB James Harrison Returning Sons...
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August 16, 2015  |  Discuss

James Harrison rejects sons' participation trophies

James Harrison has had to earn everything he has achieved as an NFL linebacker, and he wasn’t keen on his sons receiving participation trophies, so he sent them back. Harrison posted a picture on Facebook of the two trophies he sons brought home with a scathing caption underneath. Here is the message Harrison included: “I came home to find out that my boys received two...
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August 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers Linebacker James Harrison Takes Sons' Participation Trophies

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison is known for being one of the meanest, toughest guys on the field on game days. After hearing what he did to his two sons some may think that he is the same mean, tough guy off of the field, but that is not the case at all. He, just like every other parent in the world, is just trying to install a sense of values in his kids.Some will...
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August 15, 2015  |  Discuss
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