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Box Score 4/19: On this date things got wild in the Palace

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while we wait for the Celtics to show up this postseason.Happy birthday to Candace Parker, Joe Mauer, Troy Polamalu, Randolph Keys and Al Unser Jr. On this date in 1990 Bill Laimbeer and Charles Barkley had a very expensive...
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April 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Steelers ‘love’ Jabril Peppers at No. 30 overall

The Pittsburgh Steelers have struggled to replace the physicality Troy Polamalu brought to their defense, and it sounds like they are hoping Jabrill Peppers can bring it back.NFL Network’s Aditi Kinkhabwala reports that Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert “loves” Peppers at the 30th overall pick in the NFL Draft. Peppers, a former Michigan star who played multiple positions...
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April 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Polamalu has snubbed Steelers since 'forced' retirement

Troy Polamalu was one of the most beloved Pittsburgh Steelers players in team history, but he was apparently not feeling all fuzzy about the franchise when he retired last spring. According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Polamalu has avoided most Steelers-related events since his retirement, feeling that the team “forced” him into calling it a career. Most notably...
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February 17, 2016  |  Discuss

You’ll never guess what sport Troy Polamalu is attempting to go pro in next

Former Steelers safety Troy Polamalu is sure to be a first-ballot Hall of Famer and could be in the conversation for the best safety to ever play the game. Could he also be the next Shaun White? After hanging up the pads this offseason, Polamalu already has his sights on going pro in a new sport. sounds crazy (maybe not) but heard from 3 independent people last few weeks Troy Polamalu...
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June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Fade to Black (and Yellow): Troy Polamalu calls it a career

By Jason Clinkscales The flowing mane was a homing beacon that signaled the inevitable. Its wearer would sit further back from the point of attack, waiting for a clear path. Offensive coordinators may have had their hands full with a front seven that foamed at the mouth, but it was this soft-spoken, yet hard-hitting, human heat-seeking missile that worried them the most. They...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Troy Polamalu reportedly retiring after 12 NFL seasons

By Vincent Frank For the first time in 13 years, the Pittsburgh Steelers will break training camp without Troy Polamalu on the roster. The 12-year NFL veteran and eight-time Pro Bowl safety informed Steelers brass that he will not return for his 13th year with the club. Citing his family as one of the primary reasons for retiring from the NFL, Polamalu had this to say to the...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Nobody’s safe in the NFL and nothing is sacred

By Craig Lyndall Part of the reason that the signing of Josh McCown was such big news in Cleveland is because it meant the end of Brian Hoyer. As a player, there’s nothing worth talking about with Brian. Even as I’ve supported him as a player, I only did so while acknowledging that in a given year, he could be, at best, a mediocre quarterback. For other fans it went deeper...
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March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Steelers hoping Troy Polamalu retires

By Steve DelVecchio Troy Polamalu is one of the most respected players in Pittsburgh Steelers history, which is why the team is reportedly hoping he will retire. Otherwise, they will have to release one of their most beloved superstars. Polamalu, 33, carries a cap hit of $8.25 million in 2015. That is simply too much to pay a player who has rapidly declined and battled injuries...
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March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Free agents the Pittsburgh Steelers should target

The Pittsburgh Steelers enter the 2015 offseason the same way they do each year: strapped to the cap. Despite the lack of cap room, the Steelers will likely make a few roster moves in order to free up cap space to sign a few free-agents, as the team has some areas that need to be patched up in order to make a deep playoff run next season. Pittsburgh is usually reluctant to be active...
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers speak out against criticism of Troy Polamalu

There’s been a lot of talk about how Pittsburgh Steelers All-Pro safety Troy Polamalu may be slowing down this season, and many have questioned if the defense is actually better off without him on the field. The Steelers’ players and coaching staff had a good laugh about that. They don’t see things the same way. Safety Mike Mitchell — who has been mentored by Polamalu ...
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January 02, 2015  |  Discuss
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