James Harrison LB PIT 21 Hrs

Harrison (knee) is listed as probable for Sunday's game against the Chiefs, ESPN.com reports.

Harrison, who has been out for the past two weeks, appears on track to return to action Sunday. He's recorded 34 tackles and four sacks in nine games to date, numbers that put him on the radar in deeper IDP formats.

James Harrison LB PIT 6 Days

Harrison (knee) is officially inactive for Sunday's game at Atlanta.

It was thought Harrison might be able to return to action at least on a limited basis for this game, but apparently he is not yet ready.

James Harrison LB PIT 8 Days

Harrison (knee) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Falcons, Scott Brown of ESPN reports.

Harrison was limited in practice Thursday and Friday, so while he's capable of playing, the Steelers likely wouldn't push him to be anything more than a third down-only pass rusher.

James Harrison LB PIT 13 Days

Harrison (knee) is officially inactive for Sunday's game at Cincinnati.

Arthur Moats should see more playing time at the right outside linebacker spot in Harrison's absence.

James Harrison LB PIT 15 Days

Harrison (knee) is doubtful for Sunday's game against the Bengals, according to Dale Lolley of the Observer-Reporter.

Harrison, who recorded seven tackles in Week 13, has carved out some deep league utility in recent weeks, but the doubtful designation eliminates him from the IDP equation this weekend.

James Harrison LB PIT 2 Months

Harrison collected secen tackles (fours solo) including two sacks in Pittsburgh's 43-23 win over Baltimore on Sunday.

Harrison now leads the team with four sacks despite only playing in six games this season. He deserves serious fantasy consideration in IDP formats for Week 10 against a Jets offense that has significant quarterback issues and has allowed 25 sacks, which is fifth worst in the league.

James Harrison LB PIT 2 Months

Harrison had just one tackle (solo) for a sack in Pittsburgh's 54-31 win over the Colts on Sunday.

This was Harrison's first sack of the season since coming out of retirement a few weeks ago. he'll try to add to his franchise-leading 65 sacks in Week 9 against the Ravens, who have yeilded just nine sacks this season.

James Harrison LB PIT 2 Months

Harrison recorded four tackles (three solo) against Cleveland on Sunday.

The tackles were the first of the season for Harrison, who came out of retirement and rejoined the Steelers three weeks ago. The defense, which has struggled to pressure opposing quarterbacks and to force turnovers, will be tested in Week 7 when they host Houston on Monday night.

James Harrison LB PIT 3 Months

Harrison's role in the Steelers' defense for their Week 4 game against Tampa Bay has yet to be determined, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. "I've been pleased with what I've seen," said defefensive coordinator Dick LeBeau. "We'll have to keep our eye on him, but it's been good seeing him out there."

Much has been made about Harrison's level of aerobic conditioning, and training on your own is a far cry from an NFL training camp. Then there's the issue of age, as Harrison turned 36 in the off-season. Despite all the injuries to the Pittsburgh defensive unit, fantasy owners should temper their expectations of Harrison in terms of fantasy production.

James Harrison LB PIT 3 Months1 Comment

Harrison has un-retired and signed with the Steelers as expected on Tuesday, ESPN.com reports. According to Coach Mike Tomlin, the re-signing was "a simple and easy decision for us. We know James. James knows us."

The move became necessary after Pittsburgh placed second-year outside linebacker Jarvis Jones (wrist) on the injured reserve/designated for return list on Monday. Harrison played in 15 games for the Bengals last season, starting 10 of them, recording 30 tackles and two sacks. He is second on the Steelers' all-time sacks list with 64, and will have an opportunity to add to that total in Week 4 against Tampa Bay.