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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…Upvote Share Tweet
profootballtalk.com Updated Oct 9, 2012Apparently 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 jUpvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Oct 9, 2012We'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…Upvote Share Tweet
Steelers, Ravens actually agree on an issueESPN.com Updated Oct 9, 2012Congratulations, 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Cook: Willie Colon worked through deficienciespost-gazette.com Updated Oct 9, 2012Winning drive in fourth quarter took away some of the sting of four holding calls against Steelers guard Willie Colon.Upvote Share Tweet
On the Steelers: Penalties on Tomlin's list of corrective measurespost-gazette.com Updated Oct 9, 2012The Steelers are near the bottom of the league in penalty yards, and Mike Tomlin says it has to stop now.Upvote Share Tweet
Steelers' Ryan Clark one-on-oneOct 9Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark joins "Around the League" to talk about how the defense will cope without star safety Troy Polamalu.
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."
Suspended New Orleans Saints snared by own wordsOct 9Roger Goodell used the suspended Saints' own words against them in the bounty case, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
Don Banks: In Newton's regression, shades of another recent fall from grac…Oct 9The 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…
Jim Trotter: Awards Watch: Week 5Oct 9The pulse of the NFL season changes weekly. Every Tuesday, SI.com will break down the front-runners for the major NFL awards.