Mon Dec 19 10:06pm EST
James Harrison wasn't with his Pittsburgh Steelers teammates during Monday night's multiple blackouts in San Francisco. The star linebacker is serving a one-game suspension for an illegal hit on Cleveland Browns quarterback Colt McCoy in Week 14.
The way Harrison sees it, his absence contributed to the lights going out at Candlestick Park. During the evening's second power outage, Harrison took to his Twitter account to post the following message to his 180,000 followers.
And somwhere in Buffalo, Shawne Merriman kicks himself for not thinking of that joke first.
Harrison's absence was felt by his teammates too. When a streaker ran onto the field during the stoppage in play, Ben Roethlisberger turned to Byron Leftwich and said, "Where's James Harrison when you need him?"
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