So far, so good for Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu, who looks as though he might finally have the calf problem that has plagued him for the last four seasons behind him.
Head coach Mike Tomlin was asked Tuesday during his press conference if this year's version of Polamalu looks better than he has in previous years and while the Steelers head coach said he's not into playing the comparison game; he did sound upbeat about where his safety is at right now health wise.
"He's really had a good preseason," said Tomlin. "I really don't compare him to in the past. I really just look at their readiness relative to what we need him to be right now and man, he fits the bill. It's been a good preseason and training camp for him."
Polamalu talked during the offseason about how he had been working with a new physical therapist in an effort to break down the scar tissue that had built up in his calves. That therapy included some intense massages, ...