The Helmet Con: How To Make A Buck Off The Concussion Crisis

"It helps with the ringing in my ears." James Harrison was on the phone, explaining that he collided with other human beings with such ferocity that his ears would ring for hours after games. He was worried about this. » 8/21/13 2:00pm 8/21/13 2:00pm

Here's A Photo Of James Harrison Sucking At Dodgeball

It seems James Harrison has given this offseason dodgeball thing a try before. A reader named Kristofer just emailed me the action shot you see above; the photo shows the Steelers linebacker following through on one of his candy-armed throws at Pittsburgh's Allegheny Y last winter. Kristofer also said said Harrison was … » 2/15/13 4:50pm 2/15/13 4:50pm

James Harrison Sucks At Dodgeball

We told you last night about Steelers linebacker James Harrison's newest avocation as a headhunter dodgeball player for a team called the Ball Busters. Our post generated a few responses from folks affiliated with the Pittsburgh Sports League, which organizes the dodgeball teams that include Harrison's. The… » 2/15/13 2:05pm 2/15/13 2:05pm

James Harrison Has Joined A Dodgeball League [UPDATE]

James Harrison, who had knee surgery last year and two back surgeries the year before, turns 35 in May. The Steelers are in salary-cap hell, and one of the biggest decisions they'll make this offseason is whether to keep the former NFL defensive player of the year around. In the meantime, Harrison has let his Twitter… » 2/14/13 6:10pm 2/14/13 6:10pm

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

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 often. Hell, even after his destruction of Colt McCoy last December earned him… » 10/09/12 4:40pm 10/09/12 4:40pm

Guy Who Released Bountygate Audio Uncovers New Scandal: James Harrison …

When last we heard from filmmaker Sean Pamphilon, he was unleashing that damaging audio of Gregg Williams instructing Saints players to "kill the fucking head." Pamphilon's latest release to promote his forthcoming documentary is a segment he filmed with Steelers linebacker James Harrison, who granted him access to his… » 5/25/12 2:30pm 5/25/12 2:30pm

A Look Inside NBC's Playbook For The Super Bowl Broadcast

With 18 seconds left in the first half of Super Bowl 43 and the Cardinals on the doorstep, James Harrison picked off Kurt Warner and barreled 100 yards for a touchdown, dancing along the sideline as he went and narrowly breaking the plane of the end zone before Larry Fitzgerald dragged him down. As referee Terry… » 2/02/12 11:34am 2/02/12 11:34am

James Harrison Didn't Know What He Was Doing To Colt McCoy

We're doing a season-long NFL roundtable with our friends at Slate. Check back here each week as a rotating cast of football watchers discusses the weekend's key plays, coaching decisions, and traumatic brain injuries. » 12/16/11 4:20pm 12/16/11 4:20pm

Does James Harrison Like Hurting People More Than He Likes Winning…

We're doing a season-long NFL roundtable with our friends at Slate. Check back here each week as a rotating cast of football watchers discusses the weekend's key plays, coaching decisions, and traumatic brain injuries. » 12/15/11 2:35pm 12/15/11 2:35pm

James Harrison: The Villain The NFL Wants

We're doing a season-long NFL roundtable with our friends at Slate. Check back here each week as a rotating cast of football watchers discusses the weekend's key plays, coaching decisions, and traumatic brain injuries. » 12/15/11 10:00am 12/15/11 10:00am

The NFL Is Happy To Sell You This Photograph Of A Concussed Colt McCoy …

While the NFL in 2010 banned the sale of photos depicting plays that resulted in discipline, that same restriction doesn't apply to the aftermath of said plays, as this image is available for purchase from the NFL in a variety of sizes and framing options. » 12/14/11 11:45am 12/14/11 11:45am

Colt McCoy's Father Says His Son Doesn't Remember The End Of Last Night's …

This is what Colt McCoy looked like after James Harrison launched himself into McCoy's face with the crown of his helmet last night. It obviously wasn't a good idea for the Browns to put McCoy back into the game. But after only one play, they did just that. And five plays after Harrison's hit, McCoy threw an… » 12/09/11 3:05pm 12/09/11 3:05pm

Chris Kluwe Conditionally Surrenders No. 5 To New Vikings QB Donovan…

Your morning roundup for July 30, the day we're provided with living proof that 32-year-old women are, in fact, into 83-year-old men. Got any stories or photos for us? Tip your editors. » 7/30/11 9:45am 7/30/11 9:45am