James Harrison RUMORS & NEWS

  • NFL clears Harrison, Peppers, Matthews

    NFL.com "The NFL released the following statement Wednesday, clearing James Harrison, Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers in its investigation into PED allegations. "The NFL found no credible evidence that Pittsburgh's James Harrison and Green Bay's Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers were provided with or..." August 31

  • NFL interviews Harrison, Matthews, Peppers for probe

    NFL.com "The NFL has completed three of the four player interviews related to its performance-enhancing drug investigation stemming from an Al Jazeera America report, sources with knowledge of the situation told NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport. The league has interviewed Green Bay Packers teammates..." August 25

  • James Harrison, NFL to meet Thursday over Al-Jazeera report

    ESPN "Steelers outside linebacker James Harrison will meet with NFL investigators on Thursday at 11 a.m. ET over the Al-Jazeera report that linked four active players to performance-enhancing drug use, Harrison's agent, Bill Parise, confirmed. Green Bay Packers linebackers Clay Matthews and Julius..." August 24

  • Harrison calls Goodell a “crook,” says he’d like public to see interview

    Pro Football Talk "Following Thursday night’s preseason game, Steelers linebacker James Harrison addressed his decision to agree to an interview with the NFL regarding the Al-Jazeera report that accused Harrison of using performance-enhancing drugs. Earlier in the day Harrison told NFL Network that the NFL had no..." August 19

  • James Harrison on not fighting NFL: It ‘would definitely hurt the team’

    Sportsnaut "James Harrison, Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers all caved to the NFL’s demand to conduct interviews regarding PED allegations. Many may have hoped that they had chosen to fight the league on this matter, but as a matter of practicality they did not. Harrison, speaking with Aditi Kinkabwala of..." August 18

  • Three players to meet with NFL on reported steroid allegations

    ESPN "Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison, Green Bay Packers linebackers Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers have agreed to meet with NFL investigators as demanded by the league, who threatened suspension if the players fail to do so regarding steroid allegations stemming from an Al-Jazeera..." August 18

  • Report: Players yet to decide whether to consent to PED interviews

    The Score "The four players named in an Al Jazeera America PED report - James Harrison, Clay Matthews, Julius Peppers, and Mike Neal - have yet to decide whether to consent to be interviewed by the NFL, a source told Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio. The league informed the NFL Players Association on..." August 17

  • James Harrison is prepared to sit out, if necessary

    Pro Football Talk "As the NFL Players Association formulates a plan for responding to the NFL’s interview-or-else mandate directed to Packers linebacker Clay Matthews, Packers linebacker Julius Peppers, Steelers linebacker James Harrison, and free-agent defensive lineman Mike Neal, Harrison is willing to sit out, if..." August 16

  • James Harrison will listen to advisers about deadline over Al-Jazeera America report

    ESPN "James Harrison is open to talking with the NFL about steroid allegations made in an Al-Jazeera America report. "I don't have a problem doing the interview. Come to my house. Bring Roger (Goodell) with you," Harrison said. But Harrison's problem is the precedent set by the league to..." August 16

  • Mike Tomlin says Steelers won’t push James Harrison to cooperate

    Pro Football Talk "Steelers linebacker James Harrison followed up his video response to being scheduled for a PED test on Tuesday morning by reiterating that he’s willing to submit to an interview about allegations that he’s used banned substances if NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell comes to his house to conduct..." August 16

  • Steelers' Harrison gets 'random' PED test day after suspension report

    The Score "James Harrison is stunned. A day after it was reported the NFL will suspend Harrison and others named in an Al Jazeera PED report unless they agree to an NFL interview by Aug. 25, the veteran Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker said in a Facebook video he was blindsided by a drug test Tuesday..." August 16

  • NFL Issues Ultimatum to James Harrison, Clay Matthews, Others About PEDs

    Pro Football Talk "Although the NFL’s investigation into allegations that four players used performance-enhancing drugs has cooled down, it may soon heat up again. The four players — Packers linebackers Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers, Steelers linebacker James Harrison and free agent defensive end Mike Neal —..." August 16

  • NFL hasn't scheduled PED interview with Steelers' Harrison

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The NFL has not scheduled an interview with linebacker James Harrison yet as it promised to do on the first day of Steelers training camp, which starts today at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe. Harrison publicly posted a letter from the league last month that informed him an interview would..." July 28

  • James Harrison denies PED allegations

    Sportsnaut "In response to the National Football League’s request for an interview regarding the alleged use of performance enhancing drugs, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison denied any wrongdoing in a sworn affidavit on Tuesday. Harrison’s alleged involvement in the use of performance..." July 12

  • James Harrison demands Roger Goodell come to him for PED interview

    Fox Sports "If the NFL wants to interview Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison over the Al-Jazeera America report that linked him and other NFL players to performance-enhancing drugs, that's fine. But he has some stipulations. 1. The interview has to be at his house, not in training camp as the..." June 27

  • NFL will interview players tied to Al-Jazeera America report on PEDs

    USA Today "The NFL has informed its players union that league officials plan to show up on the first day of training camp to interview three players named in an Al-Jazeera America report linking them to performance enhancers and other drugs. Adolpho Birch, the league’s senior vice president of labor..." June 24

  • James Harrison on playing at 40, NFL drug tests at his mom's house

    ESPN "Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison, 38, talked to the media for the first time since announcing his decision to play a 14th NFL season, which might not be his last. Here are highlights of Harrison's talk: On feeling great and his role in the defense: "I want to be used however..." June 15

  • James Harrison Was Threatened With a Positive Drug Test if He Recorded His PED Testing Piss Again

    The Big Lead "James Harrison, the man who wouldn’t piss on Roger Goodell if he was on fire, had to piss without his camera phone recording last night. Earlier in the year, he had recorded a random drug testing that arrived at his home. This time, he was told no bueno, and as he posted things to Instagram,..." May 20