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James Harrison will have surgery to repair ortibal fracture, will miss ‘a number of weeks’

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison will undergo surgery to repair a fracture of his right orbital bone and will miss several weeks.

Harrison, who suffered the injury in the first half of the Steelers’ loss to the Houston Texans, was having double vision in Houston and will have surgery Wednesday. Coach Mike Tomlin announced the news and said that Harrison will be out “a number of weeks.” The Steelers play the Tennessee Titans this weekend.

After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.
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