James Harrison

2017 NFL Week 3: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you and welcome to yet another football-filled weekend as we all get ready for the Pittsburgh Steelers to play their Week 3 game Sunday against the Chicago Bears on the road. The Steelers have only won once in Chicago in 12 previous tries and their only…




James Harrison Reduced To Bench Duty So Far This Season

During the Pittsburgh Steelers’ regular season opener, they were without one of their starting outside linebackers, Bud Dupree, who was sitting out the game with a bothersome shoulder. James Harrison played four snaps. During the Steelers’ home opener yesterday, they lost T.J. Watt their other starting outside linebacker, to a…



Stats Of The Weird: 2017 Steelers Preview

With the season kicking off in hours, a brief look at some franchise and NFL records these Pittsburgh Steelers are closing on and should/could accomplish in 2017. You’ll find these in later editions of Stats of the Weird.  – Ben Roethlisberger needs 2,512 yards to surpass Warren Moon for eighth all-time…


Tomlin Explains Importance Of James Harrison Playing In Finale

I don’t have the data on me but if I had to guess, I think it’s a safe assumption James Harrison hasn’t played deep into a 4th preseason game in a long time. Probably not since Clark Haggans was probably still the starter and Ben Roethlisberger rocked a baby face. So seeing Harrison…


Film Room: Butler Adding Wrinkle To Fire X Blitz

The Fire X blitz is a tenet of the zone blitz made popular by Dick LeBeau. Even with him gone, Keith Butler has kept it and a wide array of fire zones. As any good coach should do, he’s taken it a step further and added wrinkles. Those were on…



Steelers Vs. Colts Preseason Week 3: 10 Defensive Players To Watch

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play their third preseason game of 2017 Saturday night at home against the Indianapolis Colts and this contest should feature an extended look at several of the team’s starters on both sides of the football in addition to several players with legitimate shots at still making…


2017 Camp Questions: Who Starts At OLB And What Does It Mean?

The journey toward the 2017 season is now in full swing with the Pittsburgh Steelers having reported to Latrobe for their annual training camp at Saint Vincent College, where they have held their camps for over half a century now. This is surely the time more than any other in…


Pouncey, Harrison, Smith-Schuster All Get Work In On Wednesday

While it’s yet to be seen if Pittsburgh Steelers starting center Maurkice Pouncey will ultimately play in the team’s third preseason game Saturday night at Heinz Field against the Indianapolis Colts, at least he’s back practicing again, according to Mike Prisuta of steelers.com. “It was nice out there,” Pouncey said…


Steelers Training Camp Recap: Outside Linebackers

Now that the 2017 Pittsburgh Steelers training camp has concluded, we’re recapping everything that went down over these past 16 practices. We’ll break down each play, position-by-position, with final winners and losers at the end. Continuing the defense with the outside linebackers. Outside Linebacker Bud Dupree: It’s a frustrating camp for Dupree. He…