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MIKE SINGLETARY: “I picked him because of his mentality, he’s been cut so many times and yet he kept coming back. He’s not the biggest guy in the world, but when he lines up, he plays, and he plays every down and that’s what you’ve gotta have on defense so that’s why he’s there. Simply, it’s because of his mindset—greatness to me is all about what you overcome, and he’s been tremendous.”
LYNN SWANN: "James will take on two blockers at a time, he’ll stop them and then stop a guy for a loss and that fires up a team. With these guys every game you are looking for a hit or a major stop or a picked off pass. With Harrison you don’t know if the contribution will be a sack, a hit for a loss, a big stop for a loss on 4th down, or dropping back in coverage to pick off a pass."
MARCUS ALLEN: “A guy I think could play in the years past, old school, is James Harrison. He gets reprimanded playing the game I grew up wanting to play like and admired and so forth. They are called dirty players and unfortunately, the game has changed a bit. The league has made quite a bit of money off the hits we see in highlights and there is generation of kids who grew up watching and were taught that’s the way you play.”