Originally written May 22, 2012 on Bleed Black & Gold:
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A player who normally does not attend OTAs was out on the field today for the Steelers.  Safety Troy Polamlu who never attends these practices and works out with his own trainer in California was present today.  Troy plans on being at all OTAs and minicamps this season.
 ”It’s my time to be around the team a little more.”
Troy knows what he is doing.  He knows this team is turning a corner and he needs to step up and lead in any way that he can.  There is no more Farrior on defense.  The heart, soul and brains of the defense is gone.  Its leader is no longer with the team.  Troy needs to jump in and take some of that on.  He is the most known defender and the most respected player on this team.  That is not just in the locker room but around the league.  The guys will follow him.  He knows that and he is stepping up to do what the Steelers need.
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