Found September 25, 2012 on Steelers Depot:
The Pittsburgh Steelers are back on the practice field on Tuesday before heading off to the bye week and Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette reports via Twitter that both linebacker James Harrison (knee) and safety Troy Polamalu (calf) are getting work in today. The team is not required to release a practice participation report during the bye week so we don't know exactly how much they work that players are really actually getting. Dulac reports that Harrison said on Tuesday that he is still going day-to-day, while Polamalu said that he he's optimistic that he will play against the Read more [...]

No guarantee that James Harrison & Troy Polamalu can fix Steelers defense

After the debacle that was the Steelers loss to the Raiders on Sunday at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, there is plenty of blame to go around across the entire team. As Mike Tomlin would say, you win as a team and you lose as a team. No one person causes a loss any more than one person can win a game. For the Steelers defense though, there are many questions as they head into their...

Steelers’ Inactives for Week 3

The Steelers inactive players for their week 3 match-up with the Raiders in Oakland have been announced: Troy Polamalu – Polamalu is out for the second week in a row with a calf injury. James Harrison – Harrison will miss another game with a knee injury and it is unknown as of now what t ContinueThe post Steelers’ Inactives for Week 3 appeared first on SteelBlitz.

Troy Polamalu is back at practice

According to Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Steelers safety Troy Polamalu returned to the practice field on Tuesday.  He believes he’ll be ready to go for next week’s game against the Eagles.  The Steelers have a bye this week. With Polamalu being arguably the best Steelers’ best defensive player, they could use him back on field on Sunday’s as soon as possible.

Troy Polamalu Officially Inactive

Steelers safety Troy Polamalu is out for Sunday's matchup against the Raiders. He's still dealing with an injured calf.Fantasy Spin:Pittsburgh has a bye next week so you can expect Polamalu to be back in action for Week 5's contest versus the Eagles.

Report: James Harrison Leaves Steelers Facility Prior To Wednesday Practice

We told you on Tuesday that Wednesday would be a key day for Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison, and it appears that all might not have gone well today. Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette reports via Twitter that Harrison left the Steelers facility in street clothes before practice on Wednesday. As Bouchette adds, that is not a good sign. https://twitter...

The Terrible Podcast – Wrapping Up The Raiders Game Episode

Season 3, Episode 21 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd I recap the Tuesday practice of the Pittsburgh Steelers that included linebacker James Harrison and Troy Polamalu both getting back to work. We explain why the Wednesday practice is extremely important for Harrison as the team heads into their bye week. How important are both of these players and will they...

Pittsburgh Steelers: Week 4 NFL Power Rankings (#11)

Last week: 6 (-5) Record: 1-2 The Steelers suck on the road. Over the last year plus on the road, they are -43, including playoffs, and +137 at home. They beat Indianapolis by just 3, Kansas City by just 4, and Cleveland by just 3 last year and now they lost to Oakland. They also really miss James Harrison and especially Troy Polamalu. That’s not all him, but a lot of that is him...

Steelers Raiders Inactives – Week 3

Below is the inactive list for the Pittsburgh Steelers week 3 road game against the Oakland Raiders. The 7 inactive players are announced 90 minutes before kickoff. Steelers Inactives LB Stevenson Sylvester S Troy Polamalu QB Charlie Batch RB Rashard Mendenhall LB James Harrison NT Alameda Ta'amu T Mike Adams Raiders Inactives T Khalif Barnes CB Shawntae Spencer QB Terrelle Pryor...

Steelers defense, lack of scheme or lack of talent or something else?

It’s hard for anyone in the Steeler Nation to admit when the defense is just not what it used to be. We’re a proud group of fans cheering for a proud team with an amazing history that nobody can ever take away. Ok maybe it’s not hard for some and unfortunately it’s getting easier to be on the other side of the fence these days.  Whichever side you are on, more power to you...

Steelers defense crumbles in loss to Raiders, 34-31

If you’re looking for the Steeler defense, please let me know where you find them because clearly they were MIA on Sunday afternoon in Oakland. There are many words you can use to describe this unit, but good isn’t one of them right now unfortunately. Despite an overall great day through the air for Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers offense, the vaunted Steeler Defense couldn’t...
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