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James Harrison Bench Pressing 405 pounds (Video)

When you are a veteran free agent like, linebacker James Harrison, you need to prove that you are still atop your game. Harrison figured why not post a video on Instagram of himself bench pressing 405 pounds like a beast. Word going around was that the Steelers were open to bringing Harrison back, following his time with the Bengals, but they first want to see how well their younger...
Via Overtime
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: James Harrison does pushups with ex-teammate on back

James Harrison may be on the downslope of his career, but he remains in tip-top physical shape. Taking to his Instagram on Friday, the free agent linebacker shared a video of himself doing pushups with Steelers receiver (and former teammate) Antonio Brown riding his back. Brown is listed at 186 pounds, so that this "workout" was so effortless is pretty impressive...
Via Helmet2Helmet
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Steelers WR Antonio Brown Rides A Silverback

Former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison remains unsigned following his March release from the Cincinnati Bengals, but the former undrafted Kent State product is keeping himself in shape in case he gets a call. On Friday, Harrison posted a video of himself dong a few push-ups with Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown sitting on his […] Video: Steelers WR Antonio Brown...
Via Steelers Depot
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

James Harrison and Santonio Holmes hoping for Steelers reunion

Former NFL Defensive Player of the Year James Harrison is still holding out hope of suiting up for the Pittsburgh Steelers again. Wide receiver Santonio Holmes apparently wants to re-join Harrison in Pittsburgh. "Both of them want to come back to the Steelers," veteran cornerback Ike Taylor said Tuesday on TribLive Radio. Taylor would know when it comes to two of the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

James Harrison could fill a need for the New Orleans Saints

Over the past few weeks we’ve praised the Saints’ defense for their quick turnaround from 2012 – 2013 and the potential for the unit to continue to improve in 2014. The major crux of their improvement will center on their ability to stop opponents from running the football. In 2013 they allowed 111 rushing yards per game earning themselves a ranking in the bottom half of the...
Via cover32 - Saints
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Why James Harrison Makes Sense For Steelers

It was reported a couple weeks ago that James Harrison was released from the Bengals after one season and that he wants to play for the Pittsburgh Steelers again. Pittsburgh also has interest in bringing him back but they want to make sure it's the right decision. The decision, though, won't come soon since right now they don't have enough cap to sign him. Why does this...
Via Pro Football Spot
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers GM Kevin Colbert Hasn’t Shut Door On Possible James Harrison Return

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert is talking to the press Sunday prior to the NFL owners' meetings taking place in Orlando, Fla and was asked about the possibility of veteran linebacker James Harrison returning for the upcoming season. According to Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Colbert said he's never going to close the door on any possibility...
Via Steelers Depot
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Weighing The Pros And Cons Of A Reunion With James Harrison

Ever since we all heard from his own mouth that “everybody knows” James Harrison would like to come back and play for the Pittsburgh Steelers, it’s been a hot topic that has only recently been reignited by a report from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s Ed Bouchette that the team has had discussions on the matter. Whether or not those discussions have actually taken place, or...
Via Steelers Depot
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: “Mutual Attraction” Between James Harrison And Steelers

Free agent linebacker James Harrison still wants to play following his release last week from the Cincinnati Bengals and one Pittsburgh Steelers beat writer thinks it's "quite possible" he returns to the Steel City. According to a Wednesday morning blog post by Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, there is a "mutual attraction" between Harrison and...
Via Steelers Depot
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: James Harrison and Steelers Have “Mutual Interest”

James Harrison may be headed home. The former Steelers and Bengals linebacker joined NFL Network’s “Total Access” show and proclaimed that “everybody knows” about the mutual interest he and the Steelers have in a reunion. Harrison spent the first 10 seasons of his career in Pittsburgh but was released due to salary issues, signing with […]
Via Full Scale Sports
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

James Harrison says he wants to return to Steelers

The Bengals cut James Harrison five days ago, less than a year after he signed with the team. On Monday, the 35-year-old admitted that he'd like to return to Pittsburgh, where he played from 2002-2012, won two Super Bowls (and appeared in another), and earned the 2008 NFL Defensive Player of the Year award. Appearing on NFL Network with Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor, Harrison...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Could James Harrison reunite with the Pittsburgh Steelers?

Jim Racalto After one season with the Cincinnati Bengals, current free agent and former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison dropped a hint that he’d like to return to Pittsburgh to finish his career. Harrison appeared on NFL Total Access alongside Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor as a part of NFL Network’s “Dynasty Week”, which is featuring the Steelers...
Via Sports-Kings
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

To Deebo, Or Not To Deebo: That Is The Question

On the Monday evening episode of NFL Total Access, veteran linebacker James Harrison predictably hinted that he'd like to return to the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2014, but at nearly 36 years of age, you have to wonder if his former team reciprocates that feeling. The Steelers are void of any depth at the outside linebacker position now that LaMarr Woodley has been jettisoned. Currently...
Via Steelers Depot
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

LB James Harrison Says “Everbody Knows” He Wants To Play For The Steelers In 2014

On the Monday edition of "NFL Total Access", veteran linebacker James Harrison, who was recently released by the Cincinnati Bengals after just one season, hinted that he'd like to return to the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2014. When host Dan Hellie asked where Harrison wants to play this season during the interview, Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor, who was a co-host on Monday...
Via Steelers Depot
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

LB James Harrison Still Wants To Play In 2014

The Cincinnati Bengals released linebacker James Harrison on Thursday after just one season and according to his agent Bill Parise, his client still wants to play in 2014 and he believes the veteran will draw some interest from other teams. If you thought Harrison was going to play out his two-year deal in Cincinnati, you were only fooling yourself. The Bengals knew this as well...
Via Steelers Depot
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

James Harrison released by Bengals

The James Harrison experiment with the Cincinnati Bengals lasted just one season. The Bengals released Harrison on Thursday. Harrison tweeted goodbye to the organization and Bengals fans Thursday morning before the release was made official. Harrison was just a role player with the Bengals. After excelling as a 3-4 outside linebacker and pass rusher with the Steelers, he played outside...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals cut one veteran, likely to lose another intriguing young piece

This Thursday might be not be one Cincinnati Bengals fondly remember. A couple things are going on. First, there’s this. NEWS: #Bengals have released LB James Harrison pic.twitter.com/ijrRojx8jl — Cincinnati Bengals (@Bengals) March 13, 2014 Harrison started 10 games a season ago, registering 30 tackles and two sacks. The team saved $1.43 in cap space by letting the 35-year...
Via cover32 - Bengals
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals release LB James Harrison

Almost a year to the day after linebacker James Harrison tweeted his goodbyes to Steelers Nation, he did the same to Bengals fans Thursday. The Bengals confirmed the news. Harrison, the 2008 NFL Defensive Player of the Year, and the Steelers parted ways last spring after the linebacker refused to a pay cut. He wound up signing for less with the Bengals where he started 10 games...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals will release James Harrison, wants to continue his career in NFL, per source

According to a reliable source, the Cincinnati Bengals will release veteran two-time Super Bowl winner James Harrison. Harrison joined the Bengals last year after being released by the Steelers and played a much smaller role on defense. Per source, Harrison is still intent on continuing his career in the NFL. Stay tuned this isn't the end of Harrison.
Via College2Pro.com
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals move on from James Harrison

Linebacker James Harrison said his good-byes to Bengals fans on Twitter today after he was released by Cincinnati. Many thanks to all the @Bengals fans for your support over the last year – I had a great time in Cincinnati. — James Harrison (@jharrison9292) March 13, 2014 With Harrison turning 36 years old this year,  he’s likely received his last fine from the NFL.   var...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

James Harrison tweets his goodbyes to Cincinnati; Bengals release LB

This is sad news for James Harrison who has had an amazing career.  I don’t know if he is thinking about continuing his career, but if he does he could be a very solid veteran depth player for a team like Dallas. jharrison9292 Many thanks to all the @Bengals fans for your support over the […] The post James Harrison tweets his goodbyes to Cincinnati; Bengals release LB appeared...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals Release LB James Harrison After Just One Season

According to Thursday tweet by linebacker James Harrison, he thinks his time as a member of the Cincinnati Bengals is about to be over after just one season in the Queen City. After not agreeing to take a pay cut last offseason, Harrison was released by the Pittsburgh Steelers and ultimately signed a two-year, $4.45 million contract with the Bengals. That deal included a $1.2 million...
Via Steelers Depot
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

James Harrison Says Goodbye To Cincinnati

Bengals veteran OLB James Harrison has tweeted a goodbye to the city of Cincinnati, which implies he has been released. Many thanks to all the @Bengals fans for your support over the last year – I had a great time in Cincinnati. — James Harrison (@jharrison9292) March 13, 2014 Harrison, 35, signed a two-year contract worth $4.45 million that included a $1.2 million signing...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

James Harrison is no longer catching QBs; He’s catching sharks

James Harrison may eat quarterback for breakfast, but he’s definitely eating some shark for lunch. Obviously enjoying his offseason, Harrison posted this picture to his Instagram account. According to him, this is his second black tip shark of the day. Like this? CLICK HERE to see if Andy Dalton has earned an extension. Make sure you follow @cover32_CIN and @cover32_NFL on...
Via cover32 - Bengals
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals LB Harrison inactive vs Vikings

Linebacker James Harrison is inactive for the Bengals' game against the Vikings because of a concussion suffered a week earlier. Left guard Andrew Whitworth is in the lineup, recovering from a concussion sustained during practice on Wednesday. Right guard Kevin Zeitler is active but not starting - he's missed the last four games with a foot problem. Minnesota running back...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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