Steelers Notebook: Notes from Wednesday’s OTA

 

By Mike Bires James Harrison didn’t want to talk to the media Wednesday. He’s apparently tired of explaining why he’s not accompanying his teammates to the White House on Thursday. The star linebacker probably also wanted to avoid questions about his uneasiness when flying in an air plane. That angle was brought up in some media reports Tuesday when trying to figure out why Harrison was so adamant about skipping the ceremony with U.S. president Barack Obama. But some of Harrison’s teammates just laughed when asked if Harrison really is afraid of flying. “Yeah, when we fly, he closes his eyes,” tackle Max Starks said tongue-in cheek. “Really, no, he’s not afraid of flying. He’s just fooling you guys (in the media).” Actually, Harrison never said he’s afraid of flying. But someone from the Steelers’ organization told a handful of reporters Tuesday that Harrison is terrified when he has toRead More »