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Harrison likely fined, not suspended

Posted on: December 9, 2011 2:43 pm
Edited on: December 9, 2011 3:01 pm
 
Multiple NFL sources say Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison will likely receive a hefty fine but not be suspended.

This could always change -- these things are never set in stone -- but there are strong indications from a variety of sources that Harrison is due for a fine that could be extremely significant, I'm told. Considering Harrison's history it would not be shocking if the fine approached six figures.

Harrison's hit on Cleveland quarterback Colt McCoy was crown to crown, but McCoy lowering his head beforehand helps Harrison's case, I'm told. But with Harrison's history, and the fact he struck McCoy with crown of his helmet, will lead to a significant fine.

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Since: Jun 12, 2009
Posted on: December 12, 2011 12:01 am
 

Harrison likely fined, not suspended

There are only the two options? Really? How about the reality-based people, who look at the replay, see no lowering of the head by McCoy, and agree it should draw a flag? Or do they get lumped in with the "pansies", too?

Cry us a river. "Waah! The NFL won't let a few players try to injure the others! I've watched all my videos of skateboarders breaking their legs, and now I need to alleviate my insecurity by watching other human beings being subjected to potentially lethal blows to the head and loudly approving! Wherever will I derive my self-esteem if they make players tackle legally?!"

Real men don't need to define the game of football by whether or not James Harrison gets to clothesline players, aim for their heads, or punch them in the pile - all things I've watched him do, not that he's alone in doing them. There are plenty of big, legal hits to be had in the NFL. Screeching and throwing a tantrum every time an illegal hit draws consequences is just transparent insecurity.


Way too easy little fish.....Harrison has been tackling legally his entire career.  Because of his violent nature which he has honed since a young football player he has excelled.  He has reached the highest level of his profession because he plays mean and nasty.  Something that soft people feel queasy talking about.  Despite the antics you claim that Harrison does (clothesline players, aim for their heads, punch them in the pile- all of which have been a staple of the NFL since its beginning) he has still made four pro-bowl teams and was voted the NFL DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR in 2008.  I will keep the James Harrison that I know in the NFL.  What would you like to replace him with an altar boy who only tackles guys from the waist down?  Your argument was ridiculous.  Harrison is a true NFL LB, in the mold of Butkus, and yet PANSIES want him to reel it in.  If you don't like his style of play, go watch tennis or golf.



Since: Jul 26, 2011
Posted on: December 11, 2011 10:37 pm
 

Harrison likely fined, not suspended

How come we never hear about Tom Brady, Phillip Rivers, Eli Manning, Drew Brees etc... involved in some questionable helmet to helmet hit?  Because those guys know how to move around and get rid of the ball.  Colt McCoy hasn't been around that long and might not be the NFL quarterback you all think?  Yeah that is probably it...



Since: Jan 16, 2008
Posted on: December 11, 2011 9:17 pm
 

Harrison likely fined, not suspended

t-rough, I just reviewed it yet again in slow motion, and CM didn't even hint at lowering his head. Sorry, but you're seeing things.  Also, I love old style football, but we're no longer there, those days are gone. The point is this idiot harrison has yet to learn playing within the new guidelines, and he really seems to not care.

I'm all for playing rough, just ask mrs. bags, she loves it when I play roughTongue out.

There's typically one internet tough guy every year, year .5, and you're this year's wiener fbags.

And yes moron, you come onto my property and take a swing at me guess what? You're taking a slug for the team. Like I said earlier, I would prefer to let you hit me so I can take claim to everything you own, but given your IQ, it's likely I'd only be gaining your beer can collection. That said, you'd be gargling leadCool.

I do hope you keep posting and entertaining us with your ridiculous asinine comments. Tell mrs. bags hello, and tell her same place and time tomorrow.



Since: Dec 9, 2011
Posted on: December 11, 2011 7:23 pm
 

Harrison likely fined, not suspended

You didn't review again did you? Please do so, pay attention, and then get back to me.



Since: Feb 25, 2009
Posted on: December 11, 2011 7:21 pm
 

Harrison likely fined, not suspended

No, your wrong. Look at it again with an unbiased mind.
Right. You just lost all credibility.



Since: Dec 9, 2011
Posted on: December 11, 2011 6:50 pm
 

Harrison likely fined, not suspended

No, your wrong. Look at it again with an unbiased mind. Pay attention, man!



Since: Feb 25, 2009
Posted on: December 11, 2011 6:30 pm
 

Harrison likely fined, not suspended

Tough, I have. Over and over. McCoy pulls up, throws a pass, and gets hit. No lowering of the head. If I have to look that hard for it, maybe it's not there.



Since: Dec 9, 2011
Posted on: December 11, 2011 6:18 pm
 

Harrison likely fined, not suspended

Lotus, you need to review the replay again. This time pay attention and really look at it.



Since: Feb 25, 2009
Posted on: December 11, 2011 6:13 pm
 

Harrison likely fined, not suspended

Others, the pansies who want the NFL to become pussified, would like a player to be suspended anytime someone rocks another player and it looks too violent.
There are only the two options? Really? How about the reality-based people, who look at the replay, see no lowering of the head by McCoy, and agree it should draw a flag? Or do they get lumped in with the "pansies", too?

Cry us a river. "Waah! The NFL won't let a few players try to injure the others! I've watched all my videos of skateboarders breaking their legs, and now I need to alleviate my insecurity by watching other human beings being subjected to potentially lethal blows to the head and loudly approving! Wherever will I derive my self-esteem if they make players tackle legally?!"

Real men don't need to define the game of football by whether or not James Harrison gets to clothesline players, aim for their heads, or punch them in the pile - all things I've watched him do, not that he's alone in doing them. There are plenty of big, legal hits to be had in the NFL. Screeching and throwing a tantrum every time an illegal hit draws consequences is just transparent insecurity.



Since: Dec 9, 2011
Posted on: December 11, 2011 5:34 pm
 

Harrison likely fined, not suspended

I'll stop. Back to the games...


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