Steelers President Art Rooney II said the team would support linebacker James Harrison in the appeal of his $75,000 fine. Rooney told the paper that he thinks Harrison\’s play against Massaquoi was a “football play;” and while he understands the league\’s concern that Harrison seemed to be launching himself, he thought the play was borderline.
Steelers running back Isaac Redman is in line for more carries starting Sunday in Miami and will be used as the primary runner late in games to ease the workload of starter Rashard Mendenhall.
Nick Eason told The Beaver County Times on Thursday that he will start Sunday at right defensive end in place of injured Brett Keisel. Ziggy Hood will see plenty of snaps there as well.
Ken Laird is back on the radio as he has joined 93.7 The Fan where he will mostly work on the weekends according to Bob Smizik. Let us hope his own Steelers show is in the works.
Ed Bouchette pointed out that the Steelers are now down to 7/1 odds to win it all this year according to BoDog.com Only the Jets sit ahead of them at 6/1 odds.
The latest segment of “Hearing from Mike Tomlin” is up on Steelers.com. Some very interesting questions for the coach this time around.