News: Steelers' Harrison upset with no-call for Cowboys' Elam

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  1. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl U.N.I.T.Y Staff Member

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    Though Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison did not have a stake in Saturday night's game between the Dallas Cowboys and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the recently suspended defender found reason to protest one play.

    With two minutes remaining in the fourth quarter, Cowboys safety Abram Elam lowered his shoulder into the chest of Buccaneers wide receiver Micheal Spurlock as the ball sailed by. No penalty was called on the play.

    Harrison, whose one-game suspension for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Browns quarterback Colt McCoy was upheld Friday, took to Twitter to voice his displeasure with the lack of a penalty.

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  2. LeonDixson

    LeonDixson Illegitimi non carborundum

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    1st of all the receiver was looking at Elam at the time of the hit. 2nd he didn't lead with his helmet. That said, I was surprised there was no flag even though I wouldn't have called one either.
  3. BBQ101

    BBQ101 Active Member

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    I have to admit, this was the first time in a long time where I thought the officials were giving the cowboys a break on some calls. This one in particular I expected the flag to come out, but it never did.

    I guess that is what happens when you play one of the few teams in the NFL that actually racks up more penalties on average than the cowboys.

  4. Faerluna

    Faerluna I'm Complicated

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    "Teacher, teacher! Elam is hitting people, too! Why doesn't he get a time out? WAHHHHHH!"

    Pipe down and take your medicine, jerkface.
  5. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl U.N.I.T.Y Staff Member

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    JJT said it best, "Quit crying!"
  6. coogrfan

    coogrfan Well-Known Member

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    The hit was completely legal, Harrison is an idiot.
  7. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

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    Someone needs a rulebook. (and a few on this board)
  8. Coakleys Dad

    Coakleys Dad The Re-Birth has begun.

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    waah.:princess: stop crying.
  9. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    Lead with shoulder........shut up Harrison
  10. ajk23az

    ajk23az Through Pain Comes Clarity

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    You can also tell that Elam actually pulled up a little bit, he could have really walloped that WR.

    And yes, like others said, he led with the shoulder.
  11. CowboyMike

    CowboyMike Stay Thirsty, My Friends

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    Looks like Goose might have been right last week about earning the official's respect when you're a penalty prone team.
  12. LeonDixson

    LeonDixson Illegitimi non carborundum

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    He may be. And if he is, what he said describes "bias" perfectly. Call it the same for everybody.
  13. Mattb_25

    Mattb_25 Member

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    I wish Harrison would get kicked out of the NFL. He's a piece of crap.
  14. TheDallasDon

    TheDallasDon AegonTheConqueror-Now bend the knee

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    Wow Harrison, really??? This is even low for u

    Quit crying like a *****
  15. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    Apples and oranges.
  16. newlander

    newlander Well-Known Member

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    ......he's ALOt more than an 'idiot'. Dude is flat out mentally challenged. (we use to call it ******** back in the day) I hate this mutt and hope he gets lit up some day like he keeps headhunting everyone else.
  17. casmith07

    casmith07 Attorney-at-Zone

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    Harrison doesn't get it. He's an idiot.
  18. Skinsradiosucks

    Skinsradiosucks Member

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    He says "It must be just us."
    Just you that the refs give touchdowns to when your team doesnt cross the goalline? (Against Ravens a few seasons ago and against Seattle in Super Bowl)
    Just you that the refs HANDED you a ring?
    Just you that when you fumble and another team comes up with the ball, the refs give it back to YOUR team?

    Tell you what. we will give up a 15 yard penalty if you give up your 2005 championship ring. How's that cry baby?
  19. Yakuza Rich

    Yakuza Rich Well-Known Member

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    Oh, we still call it ********. :D

  20. Cowboys&LakersFan

    Cowboys&LakersFan Benched

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    **** Harrison. Seriously shut your damn mouth! Only an idiot which you clearly are would say Elam's hit was illegal.

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