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Steelers | James Harrison in better shape

Sun, 14 Jun 2015 13:53:02 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Harrison, who is expected to see a reduced role this season, said he is in better shape this offseason than last offseason. "I feel good, and I'm in a far better position than I was last year," he said. "I'm certainly in better shape. I can hit the ground running. My mindset is a little different (than last year) because I'm actually into football. Last year, it was just about working out. It's about football conditioning now."

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Steelers | James Harrison to see limited time

Sun, 03 May 2015 08:07:49 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Harrison is expected to be limited to around 25 snaps per game, according to linebackers coach Joey Porter.

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Steelers | James Harrison, Jarvis Jones to compete

Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:12:05 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LBs James Harrison and Jarvis Jones are expected to have an "open competition" at right outside linebacker in training camp, with Jones entering offseason practices as the starter. Harrison will push Jones and play in front of him if he falters. The Steelers are expected to select an outside linebacker early in this year's draft.

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Steelers | Jarvis Jones may switch positions

Mon, 23 Mar 2015 04:24:19 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jarvis Jones may switch to the left edge for the 2015 season, as It is expected newly-signed LB James Harrison will assume right-side duties once again.

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Steelers | James Harrison financials

Sun, 22 Mar 2015 23:13:47 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Harrison will make a maximum of $2.75 million in his two-year contract, which includes a $500,000 signing bonus.

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Steelers | James Harrison re-signs

Sun, 22 Mar 2015 09:36:48 -0700

Free-agent LB James Harrison (Steelers) signed a two-year deal with the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday, March 22. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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NFL | James Harrison considering two teams

Sat, 21 Mar 2015 19:46:12 -0700

Free-agent LB James Harrison said Saturday, March 21, that he will decide between re-signing with the Pittsburgh Steelers or joining the Tennessee Titans.

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Steelers | Open to re-signing James Harrison

Thu, 19 Mar 2015 12:51:22 -0700

Free-agent LB James Harrison (Steelers) is still an option for the Pittsburgh Steelers, but the team likely will not try to re-sign him until the summer because they do not need him to participate in offseason workouts.

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Titans | May show interest in James Harrison

Sun, 01 Mar 2015 09:46:36 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers impending free-agent LB James Harrison could receive interest from the Tennessee Titans since they added assistant head coach/defense Dick LeBeau this offseason.

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Steelers | James Harrison wants to play

Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:07:18 -0800

Free-agent OLB James Harrison (Steelers) has decided he wants to play football in 2015. Harrison would prefer to return to the Pittsburgh Steelers if at all possible.

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Steelers | James Harrison to make decision before season

Mon, 16 Feb 2015 13:01:44 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers impending free-agent LB James Harrison will make a decision on his future by the time the new league year begins, according to his agent.

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Steelers | Troy Polamalu, James Harrison unsure of futures

Mon, 05 Jan 2015 09:03:56 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers SS Troy Polamalu and LB James Harrison are both unsure if they will continue their careers next season after losing to the Baltimore Ravens in the wild-card playoff round last weekend. Polamalu still has two years left on his contract, but he's beginning to wonder if he should call it quits. Polamalu had 61 tackles in 12 games this year but didn't have an interception and forced just one fumble. It was the first time since 2007 that he hadn't recorded at least one interception or a sack. Harrison had 5.5 sacks in 11 games this year.

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Steelers | Friday injury report

Fri, 02 Jan 2015 11:30:40 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers OT Mike X. Adams (illness), LB James Harrison (illness), QB Landry Jones (illness), DT Steve McLendon (shoulder), TE Michael Palmer (groin), SS Troy Polamalu (knee) and CB Ike Taylor (forearm, shoulder) fully participated in practice Friday, Jan. 2, and are listed as probable for the Wild Card game.

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Steelers | Thursday practice report

Thu, 01 Jan 2015 13:06:34 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Landry Jones (illness) and LB James Harrison (illness) did not participate in practice Thursday, Jan. 1. OT Mike X. Adams (illness), DT Steve McLendon (shoulder), TE Michael Palmer (groin), SS Troy Polamalu (knee) and CB Ike Taylor (forearm, shoulder) fully participated in practice.

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Steelers | James Harrison could continue playing

Sat, 27 Dec 2014 08:21:19 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Harrison said he thought about the possibility of playing next season but is focused on playing at this point. Harrison said earlier in the season that he would retire in the offseason.

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Steelers | Friday injury report

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:46:56 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers CB Ike Taylor (forearm, shoulder) and SS Troy Polamalu (knee) are listed as doubtful for Week 16. TE Matt Spaeth (elbow) is listed as questionable, while CB William Gay (non-injury), OT Marcus Gilbert (ankle), LB James Harrison (knee), DT Steve McLendon (non-injury), FS Mike Mitchell (groin) and C Maurkice Pouncey (ankle) are listed as probable. Polamalu did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 19. Spaeth and Taylor were limited during practice, while the other players fully participated in practice.

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Steelers | Thursday practice report

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:06:34 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers SS Troy Polamalu (knee) and TE Matt Spaeth (elbow) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 18. CB Ike Taylor (shoulder, forearm) was limited, while CB William Gay (non-injury), OT Marcus Gilbert (ankle), LB James Harrison (knee), DT Steve McLendon (non-injury), S Mike Mitchell (groin) and C Maurkice Pouncey (ankle) practiced in full.

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Steelers | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:59:45 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers CB William Gay (non-injury), DT Steve McLendon (non-injury), FS Mike Mitchell (groin), SS Troy Polamalu (knee) and TE Matt Spaeth (elbow) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 17. C Maurkice Pouncey (ankle) and CB Ike Taylor (forearm, shoulder) were limited during practice, while OT Marcus Gilbert (ankle) and LB James Harrison (knee) fully participated in practice.

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Steelers | Three players expected to return

Tue, 16 Dec 2014 10:41:39 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Harrison (knee), CB Ike Taylor (forearm, shoulder) and OT Marcus Gilbert (ankle) are all expected to return in Week 16 against the Kansas City Chiefs, according to head coach Mike Tomlin.

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Steelers | Week 15 Inactives

Sun, 14 Dec 2014 08:46:58 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared DL Clifton Geathers, RB Dri Archer, CB Ike Taylor, LB James Harrison, WR Justin Brown, QB Landry Jones, OT Marcus Gilbert inactive for Week 15.

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Steelers | Friday injury report

Fri, 12 Dec 2014 12:43:12 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers CB Ike Taylor (forearm, shoulder) did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 12, and is listed as doubtful for Week 15. LB James Harrison (knee) was limited during practice and is listed as questionable. CB William Gay (quadriceps), OT Marcus Gilbert (ankle), DE Cam Heyward (non-injury) and C Maurkice Pouncey (ankle) fully participated in practice and are listed as probable.

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Steelers | Thursday practice report

Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:26:56 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers CB Ivan Taylor (shoulder, forearm) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 11. LB James Harrison (knee) and C Maurkice Pouncey (ankle) were limited. CB William Gay (quadriceps), OT Marcus Gilbert (ankle) and DE Cam Heyward (non-injury related) participated fully.

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Steelers | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 10 Dec 2014 14:25:45 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers CB William Gay (quadriceps), LB James Harrison (knee), DE Cam Heyward (non-injury), and CB Ike Taylor (forearm, shoulder) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 10. OT Marcus Gilbert (ankle) fully participated in practice.

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Steelers | James Harrison questionable

Tue, 09 Dec 2014 14:24:57 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Harrison (knee) is questionable for Week 15. Head coach Mike Tomlin said they will see how much Harrison is able to practice this week before making a decision on his availability. The same can be said for OT Marcus Gilbert (ankle, knee), who has missed the last two games.

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Steelers | Week 14 Inactives

Sun, 07 Dec 2014 08:43:18 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared CB B.W. Webb, DL Clifton Geathers, RB Dri Archer, LB James Harrison, WR Justin Brown, QB Landry Jones, OT Marcus Gilbert inactive for Week 14.

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Steelers | Friday injury report

Fri, 05 Dec 2014 13:21:24 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers OT Marcus Gilbert (ankle) has been ruled out for Week 14. LB James Harrison (knee) is listed as doubtful. DT Steve McLendon (shoulder) is listed as questionable, while CB Cortez Allen (thumb), CB Brice McCain (hamstring), SS Troy Polamalu (illness), LB Ryan Shazier (ankle) and CB Ike Taylor (shoulder) are listed as probable. Gilbert and Harrison did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 5, while the other players fully participated in practice.

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Steelers | Thursday practice report

Thu, 04 Dec 2014 15:00:22 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers OT Marcus Gilbert (ankle), LB James Harrison (knee), S Troy Polamalu (illness) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 4. CBs Cortez Allen (thumb) and Brice McCain (hamstring), DT Steve McLendon (shoulder), LB Ryan Shazier (ankle) and CB Ivan Taylor (shoulder) participated fully.

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Steelers | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:51:34 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers OT Marcus Gilbert (ankle), LB James Harrison (knee) and SS Troy Polamalu (illness) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 3. CB Cortez Allen (thumb), CB Brice McCain (hamstring), DT Steve McLendon (shoulder), LB Ryan Shazier (ankle) and CB Ike Taylor (shoulder) fully participated in practice.

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Steelers | More injury updates

Tue, 02 Dec 2014 13:28:07 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers OT Marcus Gilbert (ankle) is expected to play in Week 14 after missing Week 13 with an ankle injury. CB Brice McCain (hamstring) is also expected back after leaving the Week 13 contest early with a hamstring injury. DT Steve McLendon (shoulder) is questionable after missing the last two games with a shoulder injury. LB James Harrison (knee) and CB Ike Taylor (shoulder) are also expected to play.

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Steelers | Two Pittsburgh defenders return

Sun, 02 Nov 2014 18:55:42 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Harrison (knee) and SS Troy Polamalu (ankle) were able to return to the Week 9 game against the Baltimore Ravens in the second quarter after limping off due to lower-body injuries.

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Steelers | James Harrison shaken up

Sun, 02 Nov 2014 18:21:57 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Harrison (knee) suffered an apparent knee injury in the second quarter of the Week 9 game against the Baltimore Ravens.

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Steelers | Will increase James Harrison's work

Sat, 04 Oct 2014 08:09:21 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Harrison will receive more playing time as the season progresses, according to defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau.

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Steelers | Friday injury report

Fri, 03 Oct 2014 13:58:10 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LB Ryan Shazier (knee) and CB Ike Taylor (forearm) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 3, and have been ruled out for Week 5. WR Martavis Bryant (illness), OG Ramon Foster (ankle), OT Marcus Gilbert (ankle), LB James Harrison (illness), DE Brett Keisel (non-injury), SS Mike Mitchell (non-injury) and SS Troy Polamalu (non-injury) fully participated in practice and are listed as probable.

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Steelers | Thursday practice report

Thu, 02 Oct 2014 13:35:33 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Martavis Bryant (illness), LB Ryan Shazier (knee) and CB Ike Taylor (forearm) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 2. OG Ramon Foster (ankle), OT Marcus Gilbert (ankle), LB James Harrison (illness), DE Brett Keisel (non-injury), SS Mike Mitchell (non-injury) and SS Troy Polamalu (non-injury) fully participated in practice.

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Steelers | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:45:10 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Martavis Bryant (illness), LB James Harrison (illness), DE Brett Keisel (non-injury), SS Mike Mitchell (non-injury), SS Troy Polamalu (non-injury), LB Ryan Shazier (knee) and CB Ike Taylor (forearm) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. OT Marcus Gilbert (ankle) was limited during practice, while OG Ramon Foster (ankle) fully participated in practice.

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Steelers | James Harrison financials

Thu, 25 Sep 2014 00:12:01 -0700

The deal signed by Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Harrison is for the veteran's minimum, meaning he could collect $851,000 this season. It will count as just over $534,000 against the cap.

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Steelers | Jarvis Jones has surgery

Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:36:17 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jarvis Jones (wrist) had surgery to fix his dislocated wrist Tuesday, Sept. 23, and he'll miss at least eight weeks. LB Arthur Moats is expected to start in place of Jones, and LB James Harrison will become the main backup at outside linebacker.

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Steelers | James Harrison signs

Tue, 23 Sep 2014 07:15:57 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed free-agent LB James Harrison (Bengals) to an undisclosed deal.

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Steelers | To sign James Harrison

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:41:12 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers will sign free-agent LB James Harrison (Bengals) in the next few days, according to a source.

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Steelers | Have not contacted James Harrison

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:37:26 -0700

Retired LB James Harrison has not been contacted by the Pittsburgh Steelers even though the team has lost LB Jarvis Jones (wrist) to an injury, according to Harrison's agent Bill Parise.

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NFL | James Harrison retires

Sat, 30 Aug 2014 08:20:53 -0700

Free-agent LB James Harrison (Bengals) announced his retirement from the NFL Saturday, Aug. 30.

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Cardinals | Not expected to sign James Harrison

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:41:49 -0700

Free-agent LB James Harrison (Bengals) isn't expected to sign with the Arizona Cardinals, according to his agent, Bill Parise.

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Cardinals | James Harrison taking physical

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 06:35:53 -0700

Free-agent LB James Harrison (Bengals) is taking a physical with the Arizona Cardinals and could sign Thursday, Aug. 28.

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Cardinals | James Harrison visiting

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:47:02 -0700

Free-agent LB James Harrison (Bengals) is visiting with the Arizona Cardinals Wednesday, Aug. 27.

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Falcons | James Harrison not on radar

Wed, 11 Jun 2014 19:11:40 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons are mulling over replacements options for the injured LB Sean Weatherspoon (Achilles'), but free-agent LB James Harrison (Bengals) is not expected to be in their plans.

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Steelers | James Harrison interested in return

Sat, 07 Jun 2014 19:30:01 -0700

Free-agent LB James Harrison (Bengals) is intent on playing and he has made no secret of his desire to return to the Pittsburgh Steelers. It's unlikely the team has ruled out Harrison as a possibility, although he does not play special teams and that hurts his chances of landing a roster spot.

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Steelers | Not expected to pursue James Harrison

Wed, 21 May 2014 10:13:48 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers are not expected to pursue free-agent LB James Harrison (Bengals) this offseason unless one of their outside linebackers suffers an injury.

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Steelers | Two want to rejoin team

Tue, 20 May 2014 12:14:18 -0700

Free-agent WR Santonio Holmes (Jets) and LB James Harrison (Bengals) both would like to return to the Pittsburgh Steelers, according to CB Ike Taylor.

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Steelers | James Harrison could return

Sun, 23 Mar 2014 17:18:15 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert did not rule out the possibility of the team signing free-agent LB James Harrison (Bengals), but indicated the team could also look at other outside linebackers.

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Steelers | Interested in James Harrison

Wed, 19 Mar 2014 09:24:05 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers are interested in free-agent LB James Harrison (Bengals), and there appears to be a good chance the two sides can agree to a one-year deal. Harrison likely would not be a starter if he signs with the team.

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