James Harrison

Agent Confirms James Harrison Wants To Return To Steelers

I think this was nearly a given based on the comments James Harrison has made but his agent, Bill Parise, told NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport that Harrison intends on coming back for the 2017 season. And the Pittsburgh Steelers are welcoming him with open arms. Talked with agent Bill Parise,…


Film Room: Keith Butler’s Dog Rush 1

We’re starting to hit a lull in the offseason, clearly. I don’t know about you but I’m dying for some football. So we’re jumping back into the tape today to break down one of Keith Butler’s blitzes we’ve never gone over yet. Sound good? Usually with these breakdowns, we’re looking…


Steelers 2017 Free Agents Analysis OLB James Harrison – Unrestricted

Player: James Harrison Position: Outside Linebacker Experience: 13 Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2016 Salary Cap Hit: $1,500,000 2016 Season Breakdown: It’s hard to oversell just how well James Harrison played for the Steelers in 2016 given the circumstances. What he did at the age of 38 shouldn’t really be possible…




2016 Player Exit Meetings – OLB James Harrison

The Pittsburgh Steelers find that their 2016 season ended a bit prematurely, and are undergoing the exit meeting process a couple weeks sooner than they would have liked. Never the less, what must be done must be done, and we are now at the time of the year where we…


2016 Steelers’ Defensive Charting: Playoffs

Per reader request, an overview of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense from the playoffs only. If you missed it, check out our data from the regular season. There is so much good information there. You seriously don’t want to miss out. The Steelers defense was on the field for 194 snaps…


2017 Offseason Positional Review – Outside Linebacker

The season might not quite be over for another couple of days, but 30 teams, including the Pittsburgh Steelers, have already hit offseason mode following their elimination, either prior to or during the playoffs. Pittsburgh got quite far this year, reaching the AFC Championship game for the first time since…


Five Steelers Make PFF’s Top 101 List Of 2016

Pro Football Focus, the hotly contested analytics site, unveiled their annual list of 2016’s Top 101 players and five Pittsburgh Steelers made the list. Keep in mind this is reflective of just this season’s play, not the totality of someone’s career. Here’s PFF’s list. Antonio Brown came in as the…


Steelers May Have To Pay Up To Keep James Harrison

When the Pittsburgh Steelers re-signed James Harrison at the age of 36 to a two-year contract in 2015, they did so under very different circumstances. He was already a few weeks into retirement when they phoned him up and asked him to get off the couch and onto the field…



LaMarr Woodley Says He’s Not Seeking NFL Return

Don’t call it an official retirement. But don’t call it a comeback, either. ESPN’s Michael Roberts caught up with former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker LaMarr Woodley in this article for the Worldwide Leader. While Woodley said he hadn’t issued his retirement papers yet, he made it clear he’s not looking to return…


Art Rooney II Says Pressure On Opposing QBs Must Improve In 2017

Every year when Pittsburgh Steelers team president Art Rooney II addresses the media after the season is over he usually drops a few hints as to what direction the team will likely go early on in the draft. On Tuesday, Rooney provided a not-too-surprising Steelers need heading into the offseason…


Film Room: Spot Dropping Presenting Predictable Problems

Know we’re trying to move beyond the AFC Championship game. But because I’m sorta the last one to the party to digest this ugly, ugly loss. There’s been plenty of discussion about the issues in the secondary and there aren’t any terrible suggestions out here. Results speak for themselves. They…