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Harrison Undergoes Successful Surgery

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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Monday afternoon that Steelers linebacker James Harrison underwent successful back surgery.

Harrison was planning on having the surgery a week earlier, but the doctors decided to delay the surgery because he was suffering from a fever.

The surgery performed on Harrison was to remove fragment of a herniated disc that has been touching a nerve in his back all season.

After the surgery, Harrison’s agent Bill Parise said, “The surgery went exactly as they wanted it to. James’ recovery should be complete.”

Harrison played in all 16 regular season games and three playoff games this season. He finished the season with 100 tackles, 10.5 sacks, six forced fumbles and two interceptions.

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