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By Matthew Marczi Every championship-caliber team needs to have certain players that they know they can count on to get the job done on a consistent basis, without whom those championship aspirations can disappear in a hurry. The Pittsburgh Steelers may have lost a number of such players in recent years, players with multiple championship rings, and they are still waiting for the next generation of leaders by example to step up. But they still have a solid group of players that they know can be relied upon, assuming they are healthy. Of course, everybody falters once in a while, but generally speaking, when the team has succeeded in recent years, the following five players have generally had a hand in creating that success. Ben Roethlisberger: It starts at the top, of course. No individual piece is more important to a championship team than the franchise quarterback, and the Steelers are fortunate to have had one for the past decade. Ben Roethlisberger led the Steelers to the AFC Ch...

WATCH: Troy Polamalu’s Amazing Sack On Jake Locker

Pittsburgh Steelers star safety Troy Polamalu may have lost a step over the years—in large part due to injuries—but you wouldn’t know it based on his amazing sack of Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker in Week 1 of the 2013 NFL regular season. As you’ll see from the GIF (right) and video (below), Polamalu timed the snap count unbelievably well and just flew over several...

Pittsburgh Steelers: What does the future hold?

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu entering the field (photo credit: Charles LeClaire/USA Today Sports) The Pittsburgh Steelers begin their season this Sunday against the Tennessee Titans. The preseason was very disappointing for the Steelers so it’s not much of a stretch to say that the same is to be said for the regular season. This season is poised to be a long and hard...

Dick LeBeau Says He Doesn’t Have Many Defenses For Troy Polamalu In His Playbook

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu appears to be the healthiest he's been in several seasons, and the team will need him to remain that way in 2013 if they expect to make a run at a seventh Lombardi Trophy. With that being said, defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau said Thursday during his talk with the media that just because Polamalu is in the lineup, it doesn't mean...

Troy Polamalu shows us how to properly time a snap count

Among the many abilities that make him one of the league’s most fearsome safeties, Tory Polamalu is often recognized for his ability to properly time a snap count. That was put on display during the Steelers’ Week 1 game against the Titans when Polamalu perfectly anticipated Jake Locker’s cadence and blasted through the line for an incredible sack. Pretty amazing. [Next Impulse...

Steelers positional grades against the Titans

Quarterback: Ben Roethlisberger didn’t do anything special. Roethlisberger threw for 191 yards, 1 touchdown, and an interception. Ben didn’t complete many passes that went of 10 yards or more. Not all of the Steelers’ passing problems were because of Roethlisberger. There was some questionable play-calling, and the Titans really locked down on the Steelers’ receivers. Grade...

Troy Polamalu’s 0.3 Second Blitz Sack Was Incredible

Troy Polamalu has been doing this sort of thing for years, but it is always amazing to see it when it happens. Check out Troy timing a snap count perfectly and flying over his defensive line and the offensive line to sack the Titans’ Jake Locker. Pretty amazing Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

Troy Polamalu kills Jake Locker on sack after jumping snap count

One of Troy Polamalu’s specialties is his ability to perfectly time a snap count to interrupt a play. Oh boy, did Jake Locker ever learn that lesson. The Tennessee Titans had a first and 10 at the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 25 in the third quarter on Sunday, but Polamalu erased that by coming from his safety […]

Proposition Bet Over/Under Numbers For Several Steelers Players In 2013

The Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 season kickoffs in just a matter of hours and below are the closing over/under lines of several proposition bets courtesy of the betting website Bodog. Feel free to take a stab at each of these in the comments below. Ben Roethlisberger - Total Passing Yards in the 2013 Regular Season - Over/Under 3500 Ben Roethlisberger - Total Passing Touchdowns in the...

Watch: Polamalu perfectly times Titans snap, sacks Locker

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu timed the snap perfect to sack Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker on Sunday. Via The post Watch: Troy Polamalu perfectly times Titans snap count, sacks Jake Locker appeared first on Sports Glory.

It’s game 1, but Troy Polamalu just made what will be a top defensive play of the season

So tell me, Troy: are you a mind reader, or just good? Look at this insane play that couldn’t even be done this well in Madden. WTF?!

Troy Polamalu is an Absolute Beast

He is no spring chicken anymore, and has often had issues with injuries in recent years. However, when Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu is on the field you know there is a chance he will d something awesome on any given play. Like here when he times the snap perfectly and sacks Jake Locker with ease. @SBNationGIF/Twitter

Steelers Fantasy Stat Projections Versus Titans – Week 1 – 2013

The Pittsburgh Steelers kickoff their 2013 season Sunday against the Tennessee Titans and below are my fantasy football stat projections for the black and gold offensive players. Feel free to add your own projections in the comments below. Ben Roethlisberger -  32 attempts, 20 completions, 250 yards, 2 touchdowns, 1 interception. Roethlisberger should hit the 30,000 yard plateau...

Honey Badger Strips Jared Cook…Of the Ball (GIF)

Tyrann ‘The Honey Badger’ Mathieu is a play maker.  This strip saved a TD and may be the reason the Cardinals win, if it comes down to it.  See the GIF below: Joe Fauria Is Excited About His First NFL TD (GIF) It’s game 1, but Troy Polamalu just made what will be a top defensive play of the season

Tennessee Titans at Pittsburgh Steelers: Three Bold Predictions

Football Nation’s Cold, Hard Football Facts Insider is Extraordinary INSIDE INFORMATION for Betting on Pro Football. CHFF quality stats, Pre and post-game reports and ATS picks for every NFL game week 1 to Super Bowl. If you want to win each week, Click here to check out Insider now.*****The 2013 NFL season is already underway, and already a team from the AFC North is 0-1. This...

Joique Bell with the Hip Hop Hooray TD Celebration (GIF)

This is freaking awesome.  Anytime you use Naughty by Nature in a celebration, you rule. See the GIF below: It’s game 1, but Troy Polamalu just made what will be a top defensive play of the season A Man Named Suh, Does Suh Type Things (GIF)
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