Harrison has death grip on defensive award
NEW YORK -- Kent State once sent a linebacker to the Pittsburgh Steelers who epitomized everything the Steel Curtain was about.
That was Jack Lambert.
The current version of the hard-hitting, versatile and dynamic former Kent Stater in Steel City is James Harrison, The Associated Press 2008 Defensive Player of the Year.
The linebacker, who had a career-high 16 sacks to set a team record and led the NFL with a career-high seven forced fumbles, beat Dallas' DeMarcus Ware in balloting ...
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