Found May 20, 2013 on Steelers Depot:
On Sunday, I passed along the news that Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu would be in attendance for the first OTA session of the 2013 season that gets underway on Tuesday and now there is a report on Twitter from Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review that states the 2010 Defensive Player of the Year is in the best shape that he has been in since his playing days at USC. Polamalu missed nine games last season after suffering a calf injury early on in the season and as a result the seven-time Pro Bowler registered just 34 total tackles and one interception. This will make the Read more [...]
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