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The Harrisons: Ryan Mallet misses his flight and misses out on a trophy

In honor of Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison’s bold stance, our weekly award for NFL players and coaches who didn’t even deserve a participation trophy in Week 7.

ANTHONY CASTONZO

The Indianapolis Colts offensive lineman signed a four-year extension worth more than $43 million last month. Since then, he has become a penalty waiting to happen. He’s perhaps the most glaring example of the Colts’ big-money guys not coming through this season.

BRANDON LaFELL

Name change: Brandon LaDrop. The New England Patriots were excited about the receiver’s return to the lineup until Tom Brady started throwing to him. Drop. Drop. Drop. Drop. Drop. Drop. We know better than to give him an expensive participation trophy.

RYAN MALLETT

The Houston Texans backup quarterback missed the team flight to Miami on Saturday. Stuck in traffic, he said. This is the second time he has shown up late this season. But he thinks someone will trust him running a team? Only Bill O’Brien would do that, it seems.

EJ MANUEL

Most people hadn’t even had their breakfast, and the Buffalo…

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