Pittsburgh Steelers

Position
LB
 
Jersey
92
Name  James Harrison
Born  5/4/1978
Height  6-0
Weight  275
College  Kent State
12/16/2013 10:46:00 AM
Description: Cincinnati Bengals linebacker James Harrison left Sunday's game against Pittsburgh due to a concussion.
Insight: Harrison will go the the league-mandated concussion protocol before he can face the Minnesota Vikings in Week 16.
 
4/19/2013 7:49:00 PM
Description: Former NFL Defensive Player of the Year James Harrison has inked a two-year deal with the Cincinnati Bengals. SOURCE: Cincinnati Enquirer
Insight: Harrison spent the first nine years of his career with Pittsburgh but the Steelers cut him to save money back in March. He'll return to Heinz Field on December 15th for Sunday Night Football.
 
3/10/2013 8:15:00 PM
Description: The Steelers have cut ties with linebacker James Harrison.
Insight: Pittsburgh wanted Harrison (70 tackles, six sacks in 2012) to take a pay cut but he wasn't having any of that. Harrison has already listed the Browns, Patriots, Ravens and Saints as teams that he'd consider playing for.
 
10/5/2012 2:49:00 PM
Description: According to a Gerry Dulac report in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Steelers linebacker James Harrison will start on Sunday against Philadelphia, but split time with Chris Carter.
Insight: It's a huge boost to the Steelers defense which is 21st in points yielding 25 ppg. Safety Troy Polamalu is also expected back in the lineup.
 
10/2/2012 2:02:00 PM
Description: According to a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette report, coach Mike Tomlin expects Pittsburgh linebacker James Harrison to play on Sunday against Philadelphia.
Insight: It's a huge boost to the Steelers defense which is 21st in points yielding 25 ppg. Safety Troy Polamalu is also expected back in the lineup.
 
9/27/2012 2:00:00 PM
Description: According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh linebacker James Harrison has encountered a setback in his recovery from an injured knee.
Insight: The Steelers don't play again until they host Philadelphia in Week 5 but it's looking less and less likely that Harrison will be available for that game.
 
9/20/2012 1:06:00 PM
Description: According to ESPN, it's unlikely Steelers linebacker James Harrison will be available for Sunday's game against Oakland. Harrison is still recovering from knee surgery.
Insight: We could see Harrison back in action after Piitsburgh's bye week in Week 4.
 
9/16/2012 3:20:00 PM
Description: As expected, Pittsburgh linebacker James Harrison will miss Sunday's game with the New York Jets.
Insight: This is good news for the Jets offense as a healthy Harrison is a disruptive force to be reckoned with. Harrison had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee Aug. 15.
 
9/14/2012 3:00:00 PM
Description: According to a report in the Pittsburgh Post-GazetteSteelers by Ed Bouchette linebacker James Harrison will miss Sunday's game with the New York Jets. Bouchette is rarely wrong in these matters.
Insight: This is good news for the Jets offense as a healthy Harrison is a disruptive force to be reckoned with. Harrison had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee Aug. 15.
 
9/13/2012 4:26:00 PM
Description: Steelers linebacker James Harrison will make his season debut Sunday against the Jets according to ESPN.com.
Insight: Harrison had surgery on his left knee a little over a month ago and is finally ready to go. His presence should make life a little more difficult for New York QB Mark Sanchez, who breezed to a 266-yard/three touchdown performance in the season opener against Buffalo.
 
9/11/2012 8:32:00 PM
Description: ESPN New York reports linebacker James Harrison is hoping to play in Pittsburgh's next game on Sunday versus the Jets.
Insight: Harrison missed Sunday's season opener against Denver while tending to his injured left knee. He was able to work out on Monday and if all goes well this week, Harrison could be back in uniform Sunday at Heinz Field.
 
9/7/2012 9:45:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh outside linebacker James Harrison won't be available for Sunday's season opener against the Broncos. He's still recovering from a recent knee surgery.
Insight: The Steelers will also be without safety Ryan Clark, who can't play in Denver's high altitude because of a sickle cell trait. Their absences should make things a lot easier for Peyton Manning as he takes the field for his first regular season game as a Bronco.
 
8/15/2012 8:39:00 PM
Description: Steelers linebacker James Harrison had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee on Wednesday. He's been placed on Pittsburgh's physically unable to perform list.
Insight: It's unknown exactly how much time Harrison will miss but the hope is that he'll still be able to compete in the team's season opener September 9th versus Denver.
 
12/13/2011 11:57:00 AM
Description: The NFL just announced Steelers LB James Harrison has been suspended for one game for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Browns QB Colt McCoy. As expected, Harrison is appealing the suspension based on his claim that McCoy was a "ball carrier" and he "ducked" into the hit.
Insight: The NFL just announced Steelers LB James Harrison has been suspended for one game for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Browns QB Colt McCoy. As expected, Harrison is appealing the suspension based on his claim that McCoy was a "ball carrier" and he "ducked" into the hit.
 
10/21/2010 10:56:00 AM
Description: After having been given Wednesday's practice off, Steelers LB James Harrison returned to practice Thursday. SOURCE: TWITTER
Insight: Harrison reportedly got the day off to blow off some steam after getting fined for two separate hits against the Browns. Expect him to be in the starting lineup this weekend.
 
10/20/2010 10:25:00 AM
Description: Steelers LB James Harrison is mulling over retirement because of the new crackdown on helmet-to-helmet hits. SOURCE: NFL.COM
Insight: Harrison, who claims the stiffer penalties with cramp his style of play, was fined $75,000 for hits on Browns receivers Mohamed Massaquoi and Josh Cribbs Sunday, but IDP owners shouldn't flinch at Harrison's retirement claim.
 
Steady3/21/2009 9:47:00 AM
Description: The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported that Steeler owner Art Rooney II is optimistic about signing Harrison to a contract extension.
Insight: Harrison led the Steelers with 16 sacks and had the signature moment of the Super Bowl. His contract is set to expire after the 2009 season, so inking him to an extension makes a lot of sense for both sides. (SportsBuff.com)
 
12/28/2008 12:41:00 PM
Description: Not surprisingly, the Steelers have chosen to deactivate James Harrison. (SportsBuff.com)
Insight:
 
12/17/2008 6:40:00 PM
Description: Harrison did not practice on Wednesday due to a foot injury.
Insight: Harrison is still expected to play on Sunday against the Titans. He has 15 sacks this season. (SportsBuff.com)
 

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