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James Harrison Fined $20,000 for Playing Football

There’s really not a whole hell of a lot to say about this that hasn’t been said in some form already: the NFL has fined James Harrison $20,000 for his late hit on Saints quarterback Drew Brees Sunday night. Eight … Continue reading

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Lawrence Timmons Is Your Defensive Player of the Week

Here’s some good news for a Steelers linebacker: Lawrence Timmons was named the AFC’s defensive player of the week for his 11 tackle, two sack, one interception performance against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday, making him the second Steeler to … Continue reading

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NFL Unveils Plan to Teach Defenders Proper Technique

I ranted, raved and arm-waved yesterday about all the double-talk coming from the NFL concerning player safety. Eighteen hours later and I’m over it. I’m now channeling my energies into truly noble endeavors: childish Photoshop hack jobs. (Added bonus: YouTubes … Continue reading

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How the NFL Deals With Controversial Hits

I don’t want to see players injured (just like James Harrison!), and I realize the long-term effects of head injuries are real. If the NFL thinks it knows how to change that, more power to them. My problem, however, is … Continue reading

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James Harrison, Dirty Hits, the Media, Roger Goodell and NFL Safety

Things I learned this week: football is violent. I also learned that people, in general, are dumb. The media-generated backlash from a weekend full of helmet-to-helmet hits has had basically the same effect Karl Rove’s media machine had on unsuspecting … Continue reading

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Mike Tomlin Press Conference Notes: Steelers-Dolphins

The Steelers head to Miami Sunday for the first of three road games. As is customary, Mike Tomlin held his weekly press conference. Here are the paraphrased highlights:

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Morning Links (and Daily Thread)…

A quick daily look at what’s happening around Steelers Nation. And consider this your open thread for discussing the days events and, well, anything else that comes to mind about the Black and Gold.

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Video: Will James Harrison Be Fined?

I think I’ve mentioned it here at some point, but I’ve felt for quite a while now that James Harrison is the new Greg Lloyd. I’m now starting to believe that Harrison might be even crazier. On Sunday, he dished … Continue reading

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Whatever You Do, Eric Mangini, DON’T Start Colt McCoy

Jake Delhomme and Seneca Wallace both have high-ankle sprains. I joked earlier today that there’s no way the Browns would subject rookie Colt McCoy to the Steelers because we all know how that movie ends (and yep, that was the … Continue reading

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James Harrison Is Your AFC Defensive Player of the Week

The AFC Defensive Player of the Week could have gone to any number of Steelers, including Lawrence Timmons and Troy Polamalu (or, hell, the entire unit), but James Harrison officially received the honor after wreaking havoc on Vince Young and … Continue reading

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