Not that anyone needs proof that football players also are businessmen but James Harrison certainly provided it, hours after being released by the Steelers, when he pledged his allegiance to the New England Patriots.
By Mike Florio, ProFootballTalk.com
If you can’t cheat ‘em, join ‘em. Or something.
Steelers linebacker James Harrison, who repeatedly has railed against the Patriots for cheating the Steelers out of the 2004 AFC title, is now willing to play for the team he has loved to hate.
“Of course it would be nice to play with Tom Brady,’’ Harrison told Josina Anderson of ESPN. ``I mean who wouldn't want to?''
To quote the immortal Manya: “You! You said so!“
“I should have another ring,” Harrison told Men’s Journal in 2011. “We were the best team in football in 2004, but the Patriots, who we beat during the regular season, stole our signals and picked up 90 percent of our blitzes [in the AFC title game].
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NFL Network: Harrison: ``I have three years left.''