James Harrison


Steelers Making Major Use Of Practice Squad Talent In 2016

There is still one pending roster to be made with the return of Bud Dupree, but before that happens, I just wanted to comment on how much of a banner year this has been for the practice squad for the Pittsburgh Steelers, not just for the 2016 edition, but for…


Midseason Steelers’ Defensive Charting Notes

Your midseason Pittsburgh Steelers’ defensive charting notes from the first nine games. As our guide, we have 589 total plays we’re looking at. They’re on pace for about 1047, a slight dip from 2015 but not by much. – The top personnel packages this season. Nickel: 61.1% 3-4: 29% Dime:…


Steelers’ Defense Ranks Among NFL’s Worst At Limiting Opposing Offense’s Big Three

Sunday’s loss to the Dallas Cowboys was forty seconds away from being written as ‘the turning point’ of the Pittsburgh Steelers season. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger’s “Watch Me” soundbite from earlier in the week accompanied by his fake spike go-ahead touchdown pass was the storybook turnaround Pittsburgh had been waiting for….


Elias Explains Decision To Not Give James Harrison A Half A Sack

When the Pittsburgh Steelers defense sacked Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott in the third quarter of Sunday’s loss, I initially thought that linebacker James Harrison was going to be credited with a half a sack on the play and thus tie Jason Gildon for the all-time franchise sack record. That…



Steelers Demote OLB Jarvis Jones

I don’t think it’s fair to classify it as a benching but Jarvis Jones’ starting role has been taken away by James Harrison. Dale Lolley tweeted out the news from Jones himself a short time ago. It will be Harrison who starts Sunday against the Cleveland Browns. Jarvis Jones confirms…



Steelers Vs Cowboys Positional Grades

What is being called one of the two best games of the year so far in the NFL happened to end in heartbreak for the Pittsburgh Steelers as Sunday’s home loss to the Dallas Cowboys marked four straight losses this season, dropping the Steelers’ record to 4-5. While it was…


Steelers LB James Harrison: ‘We Are Quite Terrible’

The Pittsburgh Steelers had a chance to beat the Dallas Cowboys Sunday at Heinz Field but their defense couldn’t seal the deal when it mattered the most. With 42 seconds left in the game and the Steelers leading 30-29, the Cowboys offense took the field at their own 25-yard-line and proceeded to march right…



Steelers Spin: Week Ten Rants And Ramblings

Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses. Yes…an apt descriptor of the fading lantern drawing Steelers Nation as their beloved team limps home following a dismal trifecta of losses to the Miami Dolphins, New England Patriots and…most regrettably…the Baltimore Ravens last Sunday. This is not your father’s Pittsburgh…


Production From Steelers OLBs Starts And Ends With James Harrison

A glimpse of the James Harrison of old was on display during the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday loss to the Baltimore Ravens. Harrison tallied 6 tackles, 2 sacks and a forced fumble, wreaking havoc once again on quarterback Joe Flacco and the Ravens. Unfortunately for the Steelers, Harrison has been the…



Play Behind LOS Helps Turn Run Defense Around

Lost in the vast morass that has existed over Pittsburgh over the course of the past month or so now since they have last won a game is the fact that, outside of almost literally one play, the Pittsburgh Steelers defense did a very commendable job on Sunday in their…