Steelers linebacker James Harrison says he’s changed his approach on hitting because of the NFL’s new standards on player safety, ESPN reports. “I’ve really lowered my target area to where it’s down around the knees,” Harrison said Friday on “Mike & Mike in the Morning.” “Situations come alo… Source: Steelers Gab
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*** Discuss this article and more at our Pittsburgh Steelers forum *** Eagles cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie thought his hit on Steelers quarterback Byron Leftwich was clean. But the NFL disagreed. Rodgers-Cromartie was fined $ 21,000 for unnecessary roughness, the league office confirmed to PFT today. In the view of the league, Rodgers-Cromartie unnecessarily struck Leftwich [...]
Read the complete article of James Harrison sounding off against .. well, everyone. Calling Roger Goodell the devil… check Calling out teammates… check Calling out the New England Cheatriots… check Calling out Brian Cushing… check Calling out league policy… check Harrison should have a “shut up” clause in his contract for real. The guy is [...]
Mark Schlereth of ESPN rips the NFL and the commissioner Roger Goodell for it’s stance on suspending and excessively fining players for legal hits. This is by far the most logical, accurate assessment of the situation that I have seen from the national media outlets.