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Parents Chime In On NFL Star’s Firm Stance On Participation Trophies

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison announced on his Instagram page that he is sending back his kids’ participation trophies because they didn’t earn them.


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Pittsburgh Steelers’ James Harrison Says He Wants To Return Sons’ Attendance Trophies

Harrison wrote while he’s very proud of his two boys — who are both in elementary school — “these trophies will be given back until they EARN a real trophy.”


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A Lot Of Positives, Some Questions For Steelers As Season Comes To A Close

The Pittsburgh Steelers finished the 2014 regular season as AFC North champions, but sputtered in the wild card round of the playoffs. With the Pittsburgh Steelers’ season coming to a close after a playoff loss to the Baltimore Ravens, it’s time to reflect on the positives and negatives from their 2014 season.


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Team Grades: Steelers Fall To Ravens, 30-17

The Pittsburgh Steelers watched their 2014 hopes slip away as the Baltimore Ravens took advantage of mistakes and won the wild card playoff game, 30-17.


Antonio Brown #84 of the Pittsburgh Steelers makes a catch as Jeromy Miles #36 of the Baltimore Ravens defends during their AFC Wild Card game at Heinz Field on January 3, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Baltimore Ravens Top Pittsburgh Steelers 30-17 In AFC Wild Card Game

Flacco bought himself time in the pocket and barely eluded Steelers linebacker James Harrison before firing his TD strike to Smith in the back left corner of the end zone with 4:13 left in the third.


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Keidel: Is Eli Manning Bigger Than Big Ben?

Both have ample hardware. If winning is still the quintessential QB metric, then Ben Roethlisberger is indeed better than Eli Manning, says Jason Keidel.


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Poll: 61 Percent Of NFL Players Disapprove Of Commissioner Roger Goodell

“I feel like what he’s doing is not totally for the safety of players,” James Harrison said. “…In the true interest of player safety, I would have no issue with it. But that’s not what it’s about. It’s about money. Who hired Roger Goodell?”


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Keidel: Giants-Steelers A Battle Between Epic Franchises

It’s nearly impossible to kneel at my gridiron altar without breaking the agreement I have with WFAN: keep it local. But now it’s time to rip the muzzle.


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After Great Start, Jets’ Sanchez Takes Aim At Banged-Up Steelers ‘D’

Mark Sanchez was all business, no smiles and no sense of relief. The Jets quarterback was a few days removed from one of the best games of his NFL career, and the celebration was already long over.


Brian Urlacher of the Chicago Bears looks on during the game against the Minnesota Vikings at Mall of America Field. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Silverman: The NFL’s ‘Glue’ Guys

Brian Urlacher leads Steve Silverman’s picks for the NFL’s “Glue” Guys. One member of the Jets and Giants made the list.


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B&C Morning Show: Bill Cowher Thinks James Harrison Has To Change His Ways

Cowher did not mince words when talking about Harrison, who is not a stranger to disciplinary actions from the NFL.


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Keidel: NFL Crimes and Misdemeanors

The primary problem with pro football doesn’t lie on the laps of renegades, but with the inherent, inevitable physics of the game itself. As long as behemoths crash into each other, we will have concussions.


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Boomer Miffed Over James Harrison Injury; Redskins’ Chris Cooley Also In Crosshairs

When Redskins tight end Chris Cooley gloated over Tony Romo’s Week 4 choke job against the Lions, he brought out Boomer’s bad side.


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B&C Morning Show: Boomer Esiason Sounds Off On NFL Teams Neglecting Players’ Well-Being

While discussing comments made by Redskins tight end Chris Cooley — about how he has taken joy in watching Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo take the field while being far from 100 percent — Boomer Esiason sounded off.


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NFL Lockout Presents Players Behaving Badly, Starring Ex-Rutgers Star Kenny Britt

It’s probably a good thing players won’t be required to write “What I did over summer break” essays whenever the NFL finally gets back to work.