James Harrison

Eli Manning, Ben Roethlisberger

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.

12/29/2013

Roger Goodell (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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?”

01/28/2013

Ben Roethlisberger (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images), Eli Manning (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

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.

11/02/2012

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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.

09/14/2012

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.

08/15/2012

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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.

WFAN–12/16/2011

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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.

12/14/2011

Chris Cooley (credit: Chris McGrath/Getty Images), James Harrison (credit: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

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.

WFAN–10/05/2011

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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.

WFAN–10/05/2011

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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.

WFAN–07/20/2011

Rodney Harrison (credit: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

James Harrison Blasts NFL’s Roger Goodell In Men’s Journal, Calls Commissioner A ‘Devil’

What’s in the water in Pittsburgh? First it was Rashard Mendenhall, who created a stir in May with critical tweets regarding Osama bin Laden’s death. Now, heavily fined Steelers linebacker James Harrison has called NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell a “crook” and a “devil.”

WFAN–07/13/2011

Pittsburgh Steelers' James Harrison (92) pressures Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers during the second half of the NFL football Super Bowl XLV game Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Harrison: Steelers ‘Played Subpar Ball’ In Super Bowl

James Harrison went on Twitter after the Steelers’ 31-25 loss to the Packers on Sunday night and typed out one simple word for every fan to see: “Sorry.”

WFAN–02/07/2011

Ike Taylor #24 of the Pittsburgh Steelers tackles Jerricho Cotchery #89 of the New York Jets during the 2011 AFC Championship game at Heinz Field on January 23, 2011 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Steelers won 24-19. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Playing Dirty? Steelers Bring Rough Defense To Dallas

Heading into next weekend’s Super Bowl against the Packers, the Steelers view themselves as the rightful scions of the Steel Curtain of yesteryear. Others might use another word: dirty.

WFAN–01/31/2011

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Steelers Harrison Penalized For Leading With Helmet

James Harrison drove Bills QB Fitzpatrick into the ground, and he was flagged for leading with his helmet.

WFAN–11/28/2010

Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger

Steelers Drop ‘Curtain’ On Bengals Late

At the end of a night full of foibles, tricks and missed chances, the Pittsburgh Steelers turned to their one constant to finish it off. That unyielding defense came through again.

WFAN–11/09/2010

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