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Steelers Have Placed S Troy Polamalu On The Reserve/Retired List

According to Thursday’s official transaction release, the Pittsburgh Steelers have placed safety Troy Polamalu on the reserve/retired list. Placing Polamalu on the retired list is formality being as the safety is still under contract through the 2016 season. The move allows the Steelers to retain Polamalu’s rights should he decide that he wants to play […] Steelers Have Placed...
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Steelers Flashback: Troy Polamalu’s First Career Interception

Safety Troy Polamalu announced this past weekend that he’s retiring from the Pittsburgh Steelers after 12 seasons with the team and while the likely future Hall-of-Famer managed to register 35 career interceptions, including the playoffs, I still remember his first one like it was yesterday. Allow me to take you back to the Steelers third […] Steelers Flashback: Troy Polamalu’s...
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Troy Polamalu’s retirement sparked reaction from the Baltimore Ravens

When one thinks of the Baltimore Ravens, they can’t help but think of the Pittsburgh Steelers and vise versa. Well, longtime Steelers great Troy Polamalu has called it quits after his 11th season in the NFL, all of which he played in a Steeler uniform. Polamalu has played such a vibrant role in the Ravens-Steelers rivalry over the years that his retirement sparked a reaction from...
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Steelers Should Resist Chasing Polamalu’s Successor

The Pittsburgh Steelers have parted ways with two starters at safety over the course of the past two offseasons, last year failing to re-sign Ryan Clark, and just recently, of course, having former All-Pro Troy Polamalu announce his retirement (Clark also retired this offseason after playing one final season with Washington). In order to replace […] Steelers Should Resist Chasing...
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Final Thoughts on the Retirement of Troy Polamalu

I have a question for Mr. Troy Polamalu. It’s a very serious question and it’s really the first and only one I’ve been able to come up with in the days and hours since he announced his retirement. My question is this; Who am I supposed to watch now when the Pittsburgh Steelers play defense? I’ll watch most Steelers’ games two or three times each but I can’t lie about...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN is now sending breaking news notifications for random Tim Tebow tweets

Yes @espn, I needed the notification on a TEBOW tweet on Troy. Unreal. — Mikey (@fsmikey) April 10, 2015 This… this!… classifies as news ESPN thinks you need to know.  Tim Tebow tweeting about Troy Polamalu’s retirement. Not the retirement itself. Not a tweet from the player who retired. A tweet from Tim Tebow about a player who retired. And...
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Fade to Black (and Yellow): Troy Polamalu calls it a career

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..... The post Fade To Black (And Yellow): Troy Polamalu Calls It A Career appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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Hair & Metal: A Farewell to Troy Polamalu

That hair. That horrible hair. I swear I would see it in my nightmares. In that last moment right before I woke up in a panic, just before feeling like I was freefalling before realizing I was on Posturepedic terra firma, I would see that long, dark hair flowing out the back of that vile one-decaled helmet. Sometimes the hair would split between two hapless blockers, a sword cutting...
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How Troy Polamalu’s Retirement Will Impact The Steelers Salary Cap

Now that Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu has decided to retire, the team has several options as to how they will handle it as it relates to their salary cap. Polamalu had two years left on his current contract and was scheduled to earn $6 million in 2015. He still has $4.5 million of bonus […] How Troy Polamalu’s Retirement Will Impact The Steelers Salary Cap is a post...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Troy Polamalu reportedly retiring after 12 NFL seasons

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 family as one of the primary reasons he was retiring from the NFL, Polamalu had this to say to the Herald-Standard on...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

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