View Full Version : Harrison cleared to practice but not play

Fire Arians
10-31-2011, 04:57 PM
From SteelersDepot:


awesome news :tt04:

Fire Arians
10-31-2011, 05:04 PM
shit nevermind, just saw this on harrison's facebook page. Looks like he won't be back in the game until the bengals game or after the bye. The defense has been playing well despite his absence, and should be even better when he's back and healthy.

"Saw the doctor today. Looks like I won't be playing this weekend but at least I'm cleared for practice. Worst case scenario I'll be back after the bye for sure."


10-31-2011, 05:05 PM
He just posted on his Facebook that he was cleared to practice, but won't be playing against the ravens. He said worst case scenario is after the bye week.

Fire Arians
10-31-2011, 05:06 PM
hey can a mod delete this, i can't edit the title which is a bit misleading :P

10-31-2011, 06:54 PM
i changed it for you

10-31-2011, 08:00 PM
Ed: Now Harrison Says He Won't Play
Monday, 31 October 2011 18:12
Written by Ed Bouchette

Not long after his agent said "Unless something happens, he will play this week,'' linebacker James Harrison said he will not.

Harrison, in a Twitter message this evening, said that he "Saw the doctor today. Looks like I won't be playing this weekend but at least I'm cleared for practice.''

Earlier, agent Bill Prise said "I think that is possible'' that Harrison wojuld play against Baltimore Sunday night.

"Unless something happens, he will play this week," Parise said.

Parise said Harrison's eye improved tremendously from Thursday to Saturday and the four-time All-Pro linebacker wanted to play but doctors would not let him.

The bone around Harrison's eye was broken late in the Steelers 17-10 loss at Houston Oct. 2. Lawrence Timmons moved over from inside linebacker to take his place at right outside linebacker the past four games.

Harrison went on to write on his Facebook page: "Worst case scenario, I'll be back after the bye for sure.''

If Harrison does not play against Baltimore, the Steelers likely will have three of their four starting linebackers out. Linebacker LaMarr Woodley, who leads the AFC with nine sacks, has a left hamstring injury that likely will keep him out of Sunday's game. And linebacker James Farrior has a torn calf muscle that could keep him out another month.