Posted October 08, 2012 on AP on Fox
Troy Polamalu's comeback turned out to be just a cameo, and there's no telling when the Pittsburgh Steelers safety will be back on the field. One thing's for certain, it won't be on Thursday when the Steelers (2-2) travel to reeling Tennessee (1-4). Coach Mike Tomlin ruled Polamalu out of the lineup this week after the All-Pro aggravated his strained right calf in the first quarter of a 16-14 win over Philadelphia on Sunday. Polamalu was in pass coverage when he pulled up at the end of the play and hobbled to the sideline. He spent the rest of the half sitting on the bench with his calf iced and watched the second half in sweats. Tomlin pointed to the quick turnaround between games and the nature of Polamalu's injury as the reasons behind the decision. Polamalu missed two games last month after originally straining the calf in a loss to Denver in the season opener. The coach is a little more optimistic that linebacker LaMarr Woodley can play despite a strain...

Troy Polamalu Injury: Steelers Safety Leaves Game With Calf Injury

The Pittsburgh Steelers, who have been struggling to keep their players on the field, started Troy Polamalu today.  However, their Pro-Bowl safety was not able to make it through the whole game.  He had to leave in the first quarter. According to Jamison Hensley of, Polamalu re-aggravated a calf injury he suffered leading up to the Steelers' Week 1 match-up...

Steelers Injury Report: Polamalu & Woodley Out As Expected

The Wednesday injury report for the Pittsburgh Steelers is now out as the team prepares to travel to Nashville to take on the Tennessee Titans Thursday night.Not practicing again were safety Troy Polamalu (calf) and linebacker LaMarr Woodley (hamstring). Both players are listed as out for the game as expected. Polamalu reinjured his calf in the first half of the game Sunday against...

Steelers' Polamalu won't play Thurs.

Troy Polamalu's comeback turned out to be just a cameo, and there's no telling when the Pittsburgh Steelers safety will be back on the field. One thing's for certain, it won't be on Thursday when the Steelers (2-2) travel to reeling Tennessee (1-4). Coach Mike Tomlin ruled Polamalu out of the lineup this week after the All-Pro aggravated his strained right calf...

Steelers Injury Report: Polamalu & Woodley Certain To Miss Titans Game

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin met the media on Monday to discuss the win Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles and preview the upcoming game this Thursday against the Tennessee Titans. During his injury update Tomlin said that the team came out of the Sunday game with some bumps and bruises. Safety Troy Polamalu (calf) reinjured his right calf and he will probably...

Steelers S Polamalu out for Thursday's game

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu will not play Thursday night against the Tennessee Titans after reaggravating his injured right calf on Sunday. Steelers coach Mike Tomlin made the announcement a day after the Steelers' 16-14 win over the Philadelphia Eagles. Polamalu left the game in the second quarter and did not return. He had returned to the lineup after missing...

Polamalu re-injures his right calf

The Steelers were excited to get back a pair of star defenders today against their in-state rival, the Philadelphia Eagles. James Harrison has looked like his old self, flying around the field. On the other hand, Troy Polamalu's day came to an abrupt end. Near the end of the first quarter, Polamalu re-aggravated his right calf on a play that Michael Vick fumbled the ball...

Polamalu out, Woodley doubtful for Steelers

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu will miss Thursday's game against Tennessee after aggravating his strained right calf and linebacker LaMarr Woodley is doubtful with a mild right hamstring injury. Polamalu lasted just a quarter during Sunday's 16-14 win over Philadelphia. He was in coverage during a pass play then pulled up shortly after the whistle. He limped to...

Steelers already rule out Troy Polamalu for week 6

According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin has already ruled out safety Troy Polamalu for Thursday’s game against the Titans. Polamalu aggravated the calf injury that’s kept him out for most of the season.  Now it will at least keep him out for this week’s game.

Steelers' Polamalu,Woodley leave with injuries

Strong safety Troy Polamalu left the Pittsburgh Steelers' home game against the Philadelphia Eagles in the second quarter Sunday when his right calf injury was aggravated. Polamalu hopped off the field on one leg, and is not expected to return. He had missed the previous two games before last week's bye with the same injury. Outside linebacker Lamarr Woodley left with...

The Terrible Podcast – Steelers Eagles Game Recap Episode

Season 3, Episode 26 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I get right into recapping the injury situation of the Pittsburgh Steelers following their 16-14 win on Sunday over the Philadelphia Eagles. Could Troy Polamalu be sidelined a few more weeks after reinjuring his calf? We discuss his situation as well as the hamstring injury suffered by LaMarr Woodley in...

Return of Polamalu and Harrison won't save the Steelers

The Steelers have are in rough shape. At 1-2, the team has looked lost much of this season, especially on defense. Despite dealing with key injuries to James Harrison and Troy Polamalu, we still expect the Steelers to play great defense, and that's something they haven't done this season. Although the aforementioned players will be back in action on Sunday, it still looks...

Troy Polamalu leaves with a calf injury

According to ESPN’s John Clayton, Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu left today’s game against the Eagles with a calf injury. Polamalu already missed the past couple of games because of the same calf injury.  

Worried Eyes Will Be On The Steelers Safety Dance Thursday Night Against Titans

Pittsburgh Steelers backup safety Will Allen is likely to spilt playing time with fellow safety Ryan Mundy Thursday night against the Tennessee Titans with Troy Polamalu once again sidelined with a calf injury.Allen has played just over 275 snaps over the course of the last 4 seasons with most of his contributions coming on special teams. The rotation of both Mundy and Allen is a...

Pittsburgh Steelers at Tennessee Titans: Week 6 NFL Pick

Pittsburgh Steelers (2-2) at Tennessee Titans (1-4)Week 3, the Steelers traveled to play a significantly inferior team, missing two of their top defenders, and yet were still heavily bet by the public as road favorites. They lost outright and a lot of people lost a lot of money. 3 weeks later, the Steelers have had a bye, a 2 point win at home over an Eagles team that once again...
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