Steelers' Harrison to magazine: Goodell a 'devil'

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Heavily fined Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison calls NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell a "crook" and a "devil," among other insults, in a magazine article.

The 2008 AP Defensive Player of the Year hasn't been shy about ripping the league after he was docked $100,000 for illegal hits last season. In the August issue of Men's Journal, his rants against Goodell reach another level of wrath.

Harrison says: "If that man was on fire and I had to piss to put him out, I wouldn't do it. I hate him and will never respect him."

His other descriptions of the commissioner include an anti-gay slur, "stupid," ''puppet" and "dictator."

Harrison also criticizes Patriots-turned-commentators Rodney Harrison and Tedy Bruschi -- and teammates Rashard Mendenhall and Ben Roethlisberger for their Super Bowl performances.