Steelers outside linebacker James Harrison has been added to the AFC's pro bowl roster, replacing Terrell Suggs of the Ravens according to the teams website. Harrison finished the season with 59 Tackles and 9 Sacks. He also missed four games after breaking his orbital bone against the Texans.
Steelers linebacker James Harrison has been added to the AFC Pro Bowl roster, it was announced tonight. Harrison is replacing Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs, who will miss the game with an injury.
This marks Harrison’s fifth trip to the NFL’s annual all-star game as he was also selected each of the past four seasons.
The Steelers are sending multiple players to the Pro Bowl for the 11th straight season and the 20th time in the last 23 seasons. At least three Steelers have made the Pro Bowl every season dating back to 2001. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, wide receiver Mike Wallace, center Maurkice Pouncey, safety Troy Polamalu and kick returner Antonio Brown were voted in to this year’s game.
The Pro Bowl will be played on Sunday, January 29, at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii and televised on NBC at 7 p.m. Eastern.