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James Harrison Didn't Sack Michael Vick Because He Was "Wo…

James Harrison Didn't Sack Michael Vick Because He Was "Worried More About A Fine"

deadspin.com Updated Oct 9, 2012
Since the NFL instituted its "more significant discipline" for shots to the head two years ago, James Harrison has been a remorseless re-offender. He's been fined six times under the new protocol, and he's seemingly bitched about it just as of…
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  • Roethlisberger says he didn’t call the Eagles dirty

    Roethlisberger says he didn’t call the Eagles dirty

    profootballtalk.com Oct 9, 2012
    Apparently Willie Colon now has more to apologize for than his four holding penalties. Colon said Monday that his teammate Ben Roethlisberger thought the Eagles “were going after his head,” but his quarterback circled back Tuesday to deny that. “I j
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  • AFC North Game Balls: Week 5

    AFC North Game Balls: Week 5

    ESPN.com Oct 9, 2012
    We're handing out game balls after Week 5 and this is who's getting them: OFFENSE: Ben Roethlisberger, Steelers. He gets the game ball after throwing for a season-low 207 yards. But numbers have never defined Roethlisberger. He drove the Steelers down t…
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  • Steelers, Ravens actually agree on an issue

    Steelers, Ravens actually agree on an issue

    ESPN.com Oct 9, 2012
    Congratulations, Philadelphia Eagles. You've actually done something that doesn't happen around here often -- you got AFC North rivals to come together on an issue. The Steelers joined the Ravens in saying that the Eagles cross the line too often during…
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  • On the Steelers: Penalties on Tomlin's list of corrective measu…

    On the Steelers: Penalties on Tomlin's list of corrective measures

    post-gazette.com Oct 9, 2012
    The Steelers are near the bottom of the league in penalty yards, and Mike Tomlin says it has to stop now.
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  • Cook: Willie Colon worked through deficiencies

    Cook: Willie Colon worked through deficiencies

    post-gazette.com Oct 9, 2012
    Winning drive in fourth quarter took away some of the sting of four holding calls against Steelers guard Willie Colon.
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  • Video - Steelers' Ryan Clark one-on-one 04:19

    Steelers' Ryan Clark one-on-one

    Oct 9
    Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark joins "Around the League" to talk about how the defense will cope without star safety Troy Polamalu.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Unless he plays smarter, RGIII will lose to Luck in long-term;…

    Oct 9
    "I read your story,'' Robert Griffin III told me the night of the NFL Draft in New York. "Interesting."
  • Don Banks: In Newton's regression, shades of another recent fall from grac…

    Oct 9
    The comparison grows a little more obvious and well-defined as the weeks pass, and so do the concerns. When you watch the early-season struggles of last year's rookie sensation quarterback, Carolina's Cam Newton, it's hard to fight the feeling that perh…
  • Don Banks: In Newton's regression, shades of another recent fall from grac…

    Oct 9
    The comparison grows a little more obvious and well-defined as the weeks pass, and so do the concerns. When you watch the early-season struggles of last year's rookie sensation quarterback, Carolina's Cam Newton, it's hard to fight the feeling that perh…
  • Peter King: Unless he plays smarter, RGIII will lose to Luck in long-term;…

    Oct 9
    "I read your story,'' Robert Griffin III told me the night of the NFL Draft in New York. "Interesting."