Rodney Harrison: Patriots Missing a Hard-Hitting Safety

In assessing the Patriots' future and what the team needs to get it into the Super Bowl again, former Patriot and current NBC analyst Rodney Harrison is fairly certain he knows what the Pats need to wield the Lombardi Trophy once again. They need a Rodney Harrison. “I really believe, if they could get that physical, hard-hitting safety … I think that's something...
Via Ex Pats
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Wood Layer Wednesday: Rodney Harrison hits

Today, we bring to you the inaugural Wood Layer Wednesday where we feature a player who horrified wide receivers attempting to go over the middle. While we are all for increased safety and player health, football is a physical game, and players like Rodney Harrison molded the sport into what it has become. If you are like me, you grew up watching football that was about pounding...
Via cover32 - Chargers
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Rodney Harrison makes bizarre accusation about Josh Freeman

Rodney Harrison was on with Amani & Eytan NBC Sports Radio and basically said Josh Freeman is faking (you can listen to the full audio here). It is very rare to hear players, even EX-player question each other injuries, but Harrison implies that Freeman seeing that the Vikings aren’t very good pulled a Roberto Duran. I would hope that isn’t the case, but Harrison who on...
Via BlackSportsOnline
October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Harrison 'scared to death' about future

Rodney Harrison expressed concern over the head injuries he suffered as a player, saying,  "I'm scared to death what may happen to me ten, fifteen years from now."

Via Awful Announcing
February 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Rodney Harrison ‘Scared to Death’ What Future Holds After Many Concussions, Faults NFL for Not Spreading Awareness

The concussion issue in the NFL has become a fraught battle, with everyone knowing that head injuries have some connection to later health concerns but no one sure of the best way to move forward or change the league. Former Patriots safety Rodney Harrison is among those looking back on his career in a different light as research continues to uncover new information about concussions...
January 31, 2013  |  10 Comments

Rodney Harrison Recounts Breaking His Arm in Super Bowl XXXVIII, Staying in Game (Video)

No one ever questioned Rodney Harrison's toughness. And no moment was perhaps more symbolic of his passion for the game of football than what happened during Super Bowl XXXVIII. Harrison broke his arm during New England's victory over Carolina. He was obviously in a great deal of pain, but it didn't stop him from staying on the field for one more play. That pretty much...
July 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Rodney Harrison Believes NFL Is Taking Right Steps to Improve Player Safety, Feels He Could Play 20 Years Under Current Rules

Rodney Harrison is a passionate man. On the football field, he played with more agrression and intensity than maybe any player to step foot on the gridiron. During 15 seasons in the NFL, Harrison played 186 games piling up 919 tackles and becoming the first safety to ever record at least 30 interceptions (34) and 30 sacks (30.5) in his career. He was selected to two Pro Bowls and...
June 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Rodney Harrison rips Gronkowski for post-Super Bowl partying

Rob Gronkowski's injured ankle was one of the biggest storylines leading up to Super Bowl XLVI. Now, the Patriots tight end has suddenly found himself at the center of attention once again. A video surfaced of Gronkowski dancing -- seemingly under the influence -- at the Patriots' after party on Sunday night, which has caused an uproar in some circles. Former Patriots safety...
February 08, 2012  |  37 Comments

Rodney Harrison rips Rob Gronkowski ‘You need to grow up’

Rob Gronkowski’s shirtless dancing after the Super Bowl loss has become one of the biggest postgame stories. Former Patriots safety Rodney Harrison joined The Waddle & Silvy Show Wednesday and was told about the incident by the hosts. Harrison says that was the first he had heard about it, and he did not respond well. “I guarantee you this, if Willie McGinest, Tedy Bruschi...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Harrison rips Gronk for dancing

The inevitable backlash to Rob Gronkowski's post-Super Bowl dancing is here, starting with former Patriot Rodney Harrison, who says the tight end needs to grow up. 

Via Pro Football Zone
February 08, 2012  |  14 Comments

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