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Blogger Blitz: Harrison's impact on Steelers

Blogger Blitz: Harrison's impact on Steelers

ESPN.com Updated Dec 4, 2012
AFC North blogger Jamison Hensley talks about the impact that James Harrison has on the Pittsburgh Steelers' defense.
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  • Jim Trotter: Awards Watch: Week 13

    Jim Trotter: Awards Watch: Week 13

    CNNSI.com Dec 4, 2012
    The pulse of the NFL season changes weekly. Every Tuesday, SI.com will break down the front-runners for the major NFL awards.
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  • Tomlin says Roethlisberger has a chance, amid report that he’ll…

    Tomlin says Roethlisberger has a chance, amid report that he’ll play

    With the soreness in Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger’s shoulder and chest starting to diminish, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin says Roethlisberger could start on Sunday against the Chargers. “Ben will be given an opportunity to prove whether or no
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  • Hines Ward: “If you want to prevent concussions, take the helme…

    Hines Ward: “If you want to prevent concussions, take the helmet off”

    profootballtalk.com Dec 4, 2012
    In the NFL’s ongoing effort to reduce concussions, former Steelers receiver Hines Ward thinks helmets are doing more harm than good. Ward said on the Dan Patrick Show that helmets are used more to allow players to deliver big hits than to protect player
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  • Steelers May Look for Corner Help in Former Chiefs CB Routt

    Steelers May Look for Corner Help in Former Chiefs CB Routt

    steelersgab.com Dec 4, 2012
    The injury to Ike Taylor means the Steelers would like some help at the CB spot, and today they will get a shot to look at a play — if he doesn’t sign elsewhere first. John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports that former Raiders and Chiefs CB Sta
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  • Cook: Team-first Miller makes his case with MVP play

    Cook: Team-first Miller makes his case with MVP play

    post-gazette.com Dec 4, 2012
    Steelers tight end quietly goes about putting together another outstanding season.
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  • On the Steelers: Can the team recreate the success of 2005?

    On the Steelers: Can the team recreate the success of 2005?

    post-gazette.com Dec 4, 2012
    The last time the Steelers were 7-5, they went onto win eight in a row, ending with the team hoisting its fifth Lombardi Trophy.
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  • Video - Blogger Blitz: Harrison's Impact 01:27

    Blogger Blitz: Harrison's Impact

    Dec 4
    AFC North blogger Jamison Hensley talks about the impact that James Harrison has on the Steelers defense
  • Video - Big Ben Working To Return Sunday 00:53

    Big Ben Working To Return Sunday

    Dec 4
    Ed Werder says Ben Roethlisberger is doing everything he can to get ready to play Sunday against the Chargers.

Sports Columnists

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    Dec 4
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    Dec 4
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    Dec 4
    Before each season, experts try to pick the surprise teams. But these teams surprised us by being disappointing, writes John Clayton.
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    Dec 4
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