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Harrison Says He’s Aiming Low on Hits to Avoid Fines

Harrison Says He’s Aiming Low on Hits to Avoid Fines

steelersgab.com Updated Dec 21, 2012
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 â
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  • Jousting For January

    Jousting For January

    CNNSI.com Dec 21, 2012
    Andy Dalton and the Bengals can punch their playoff ticket with a win over the Steelers. Peter King also discusses Giants-Ravens and one of the games of the year -- 49ers at Seahawks.
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  • Harrison lowers target area to around knees

    Harrison lowers target area to around knees

    Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison discusses hitting and player safety.
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  • Friday Forecast: Week 16 predictions

    Friday Forecast: Week 16 predictions

    ESPN.com Dec 21, 2012
    Three teams are in the playoff hunt. Two weeks left in the regular season. Let's see if I can step up in my predictions. I haven't had a winning record the past two weeks. Here's what I'm thinking will happen Sunday ... Steelers 27, Bengals 24: For the …
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  • Wake-up: Browns say they won't lay down

    Wake-up: Browns say they won't lay down

    ESPN.com Dec 21, 2012
    I will be making the trip to Pittsburgh this weekend to cover the Steelers-Bengals game. My prediction for that game as well as the other ones in the AFC North will get posted around noon in our Friday Forecast. Now, let's get started with the wake-up c…
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  • Roethlisberger's criticism doesn't faze Haley

    Roethlisberger's criticism doesn't faze Haley

    post-gazette.com Dec 21, 2012
    The Steelers offensive coordinator is not bothered by comments after the loss at Dallas and calls Big Ben an elite quarterback.
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  • Video - NFL Kickoff OT: Key Games For Week 16 05:11

    NFL Kickoff OT: Key Games For Week 16

    Dec 21
    NFL Kickoff OT breaks down the big games for Week 16.
  • Video - 'Playbook': Cincinnati Bengals vs. Pittsburgh Steelers 04:22

    'Playbook': Cincinnati Bengals vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

    Dec 21
    Our "Playbook" guys break down one of the best matchups of the weekend, when the Cincinnati Bengals travel to Pittsburgh for a AFC North showdown.
  • Video - Harrison Talks Hitting Style 02:35

    Harrison Talks Hitting Style

    Dec 21
    Steelers linebacker James Harrison discusses how he has altered his style of hitting since the NFL started enforcing fines for illegal hits.
  • Video - N 'if' L: What if Eli Manning hadn't been traded to New York? 04:32

    N 'if' L: What if Eli Manning hadn't been traded to New York?

    Dec 21
    Dave Dameshek explores what would've happened had Eli Manning, Ben Roethlisberger, and Philip Rivers all landed with different teams in the 2004 NFL Draft. Animation courtesy of Bindledog.com.

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