Eagles vs. Steelers: James Harrison reports he practiced

Charles LeClaire-US PRESSWIRE - Presswire

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison tweeted that he was able to fully participate in Steelers practice on Tuesday for the first time this season.

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison tweeted that he participated fully in Tuesday's practice. Harrison had not been a full participant in practice since he underwent arthroscopic knee surgery on Aug. 15.

The Steelers are eager to get the 34-year-old four-time Pro Bowler and 2008 Defensive Player of the Year back on the field, but don't want to rush anything. The next step for Harrison and the Steelers will be to see how Harrison's knee responds to a full day of practice. If he is able to participate fully in practice on Wednesday, that will be a very good sign for Harrison.

Pittsburgh is 1-2 on the season and their defense currently ranks 18th in points allowed after finishing the previous two seasons ranked first in that category. The Steelers have their bye this weekend and do not play again until Oct. 7 when they host the Philadelphia Eagles. Pittsburgh is hopeful that Harrison will be able to make his season debut in that game.

For more on the Steelers, check out Behind the Steel Curtain and SB Nation Pittsburgh.

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