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This & That: Harrison, schedule release & more

It's a snap: The NFL Owners Meetings have wrapped up in Phoenix, Arizona, with the Oakland Raiders move to Las Vegas and rule changes the big news that came out of them.

Steelers President Art Rooney II and Coach Mike Tomlin were both in attendance, and when they talked, everyone wanted to know first and foremost about Ben Roethlisberger's future.

But there were a few other topics they hit on, including Tomlin being asked about how he plans to manage James Harrison's snap counts this season to keep him fresh.

"We all have to acknowledge that James has already conquered the odds," said Tomlin. "He doesn't fall into convention. His existence doesn't fall into convention.

"That being said, we'll be thoughtful about our approach in a similar way we were thoughtful about our approach a year ago. Whether or not I choose to reveal that global approach, that's something I have to deal with. We're going to do what's appropriate in terms of maximizing the players available to us. And winning the present, and also winning 2017. And that's a delicate balance. I was comfortable with the way we walked it a year ago. It got to a point where it was go time. And he was ready to go. Maybe the way we managed him over the course of the front part of the year allowed that to happen. So the good thing is that it's nothing new for us, it's nothing new for he and I. We'll walk that tightrope again."

On schedule: There is nothing definite yet, but ESPN's Adam Schefter gave a little indication of when the 2017 NFL schedule could be released.

Keep your eyes and ears open. When it is released, will immediately have it for you.

Climbing the charts: So, what did you do in the offseason? Le'Veon Bell can answer that question by saying he hit the Top 10, and climbing, on iTunes Hip-Hop/Rap album chart. Bell released a rap album, titled 'Post Interview,' under his nickname of 'Juice,' and it's been well received by the fans.

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