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Old 09-26-2012, 01:10 PM   #9
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Default Re: James Harrison Leaves Steelers Facility Prior to Wednesday Practice

Originally Posted by Fire Arians View Post
if harrison is gone for most/all of the year, i don't think troy returning healthy will matter much to how the defense performs. the scheme is designed around pressure from the linebackers and right now, the only linebacker we have that can get to the QB is woodley
Which gets back to Timmons underperforming on his contract - Foote has played better than I expected but pressure up the middle on some pass rushes would help

Harrison has been wearing down since 2010 and the idea Timmons was the next great LB looks more and more dubious
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