James Farrior

Pittsburgh Steelers #51 - Linebacker

  • Born: 01/06/75
  • Age: 39
  • Height: 6-2
  • Weight: 243

Being the best Steve he can be

The fact Steve McLendon was primed to be the first Steelers nose tackle not named Hampton or Hoke to start a game in a decade was unavoidable. But he added weight, and is taking it upon himself to shed those expectations, in 2014.

Vince Williams: The other young inside linebacker

Steelers second year man Vince Williams may not possess the credentials of rookie first rounder Ryan Shazier, and he may not be the feel-good story of Sean Spence, but of the three young inside linebackers, he's the only one with NFL experience.

Timmons prepared to lead Steelers' defense

Lawrence Timmons is now an elder on the Steelers' defense, and he is ready to lead.

Dangers of painkillers subject of lawsuit

Ex-Steelers S Mike Logan is not part of a lawsuit recently filed by over 500 former players accusing the NFL of maintaining a culture of drug misuse, but he agrees with the accusation NFL team doctors over-prescribed pain meds to players.

J Peezy brings the intensity to Steelers

Former Steelers linebacker Joey Porter never had an issue getting himself and others fired up. He's doing the same thing now as a defensive assistant coach for the Steelers.

There's more than one way to stop passes

The Steelers may not have found a corner in Round 1, Thursday night. But they may have finally found the inside linebacker to replace James Farrior.

6 reasons DeMarcus Ware should sign with Steelers


Some are direct messages to DeMarcus Ware, some are generally directed, but all of them are rock-solid and incontrovertible (sort of). DeMarcus Ware should take a few bucks less and come to Pittsburgh.

Banking on Foote's footprint in 2014


Even if Foote is able to catch on somewhere else, the Steelers will have to bank on Foote's footprint in terms of leadership with the younger linebackers on the roster to help rebuild a sagging run defense.

Woodley's legacy is set, regardless of 2014

If he has already played his last game in the Black and Gold, LaMarr Woodley should be remembered for continuing Pittsburgh's tradition of great linebacker play.

Brett Keisel was right Steelers not ready to play

How many more games will it take the Steelers coaches to get the players ready to play? After eight games, the Steelers give up over three times the number of points they score in the first quarter alone.

Timmons is schooling rookie Jarvis Jones


Not long ago, Timmons was a rookie buried behind entrenched starters. Today he's passing along what he has learned about climbing the ladder to a rookie in the same situation.

Steelers' Timmons sees himself as a 'game-changer'

Timmons, year-by-year, is getting better, and his clutch performances in 2012 suggest he's on the edge of a monster season in 2013.

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