James Harrison

James Harrison Rated As Best Cover OLB In 2016

Though it can be frustrating to see James Harrison drop into coverage as much as he has, there’s justification for it. He’s really good at it. I’m not sure if we’ve talked about this before but Pro Football Focus tweeted out this graphic of Harrison being the best coverage edge…


Recapping The Steelers Biggest 2017 Offseason Storylines

There have been quite a few major storylines for the Pittsburgh Steelers since they lost to the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship game and with the team’s 2017 offseason practices now completed, and the start of training camp a good five weeks away, it’s as good a time…


Joey Porter On James Harrison: ‘I Live Through What He Is Doing’

It’s easy to wonder sometimes whether or not Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebackers coach—and former Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker—Joey Porter is appropriately and sufficiently separated from his playing days. He has a robust and boisterous relationship with some of his defensive players, which entails elaborate pre-game rituals, and even in-game celebrations,…



Steelers Still A Fan Favorite In Mexico

Maybe they aren’t The Beatles coming to America but the Pittsburgh Steelers taking a trip to Mexico has the same flavor. The team has always been a big hit there, despite being over 2300 miles away from the country’s capital. Several players are South of the border right now. James…


Ranking The Rooms: AFC North OLBs

A few days ago I took a look at inside linebackers for the “Ranking the Rooms:  AFC North” series. Some people seemed to get a bit confused with how I did the distinction between a 4-3 MLB and a 3-4 ILB to fit them into the list. For the purpose…


Post 2017 OTA Practices: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday and welcome once again to the weekend. The Pittsburgh Steelers wrapped up their annual OTA practices on Thursday and next week they’ll conduct their mandatory minicamp. On the surface, things appear to be going well for the 2017 Steelers so far this offseason and especially when it comes…



James Harrison Brings New Weapon To Offseason (Literally)

James has got a gun. James has got a gun. James Harrison being generally intimidating passes for offseason fodder around here so let me indulge. Mike Mitchell posted an Instagram video of Harrison – armed with a giant rifle – yesterday afternoon. His mission? In his words, protect this house. “I got…



Steelers’ Seven Shots – Sunday, June 4, 2017

Every Sunday during the offseason I plan on recapping for you seven items related to the Pittsburgh Steelers and the rest of the NFL that may have fallen through the cracks the past week that should be worth your time to read. This weekly feature will be entitled “Steelers’ Seven…


A Closer Look At James Harrison’s Recent Home/Away Sack Splits

It has now been three seasons since the Pittsburgh Steelers recruited James Harrison out of retirement and back onto the gridiron as a member of the team’s defense. Originally a one season stop-gap solution to help beef up the outside linebacker position, Harrison has been a fixture of the Steelers’…




Mike Mitchell Drug Tested One Day After Mentioning James Harrison

File this under “things that make you go hmmm.” One day after Mike Mitchell mentioned he gained 10 pounds of muscle by taking on James Harrison’s workout regime, the NFL is subjecting him to a “random” drug test. Talked about training with @jharrison9292 this offseason and guess what. A “random” steroid…