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Steelers Have Placed S Troy Polamalu On The Reserve/Retired List

According to Thursday’s official transaction release, the Pittsburgh Steelers have placed safety Troy Polamalu on the reserve/retired list. Placing Polamalu on the retired list is formality being as the safety is still under contract through the 2016 season. The move allows the Steelers to retain Polamalu’s rights should he decide that he wants to play […] Steelers Have Placed...
Via Steelers Depot
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Should Resist Chasing Polamalu’s Successor

The Pittsburgh Steelers have parted ways with two starters at safety over the course of the past two offseasons, last year failing to re-sign Ryan Clark, and just recently, of course, having former All-Pro Troy Polamalu announce his retirement (Clark also retired this offseason after playing one final season with Washington). In order to replace […] Steelers Should Resist Chasing...
Via Steelers Depot
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Final Thoughts on the Retirement of Troy Polamalu

I have a question for Mr. Troy Polamalu. It’s a very serious question and it’s really the first and only one I’ve been able to come up with in the days and hours since he announced his retirement. My question is this; Who am I supposed to watch now when the Pittsburgh Steelers play defense? I’ll watch most Steelers’ games two or three times each but I can’t lie about...
Via Steel City Blitz
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Fade to Black (and Yellow): Troy Polamalu calls it a career

The flowing mane was a homing beacon that signaled the inevitable. Its wearer would sit further back from the point of attack, waiting for a clear path. Offensive coordinators may..... The post Fade To Black (And Yellow): Troy Polamalu Calls It A Career appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Hair & Metal: A Farewell to Troy Polamalu

That hair. That horrible hair. I swear I would see it in my nightmares. In that last moment right before I woke up in a panic, just before feeling like I was freefalling before realizing I was on Posturepedic terra firma, I would see that long, dark hair flowing out the back of that vile one-decaled helmet. Sometimes the hair would split between two hapless blockers, a sword cutting...
Via Waiting For Next Year
24 days ago  |  Discuss

How Troy Polamalu’s Retirement Will Impact The Steelers Salary Cap

Now that Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu has decided to retire, the team has several options as to how they will handle it as it relates to their salary cap. Polamalu had two years left on his current contract and was scheduled to earn $6 million in 2015. He still has $4.5 million of bonus […] How Troy Polamalu’s Retirement Will Impact The Steelers Salary Cap is a post...
Via Steelers Depot
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Epic Highlights Of Steelers Safety Troy Polamalu

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalau has decided to retire and as I mentioned in an earlier post, his career highlight film would likely last 30 minutes if not longer. Below are just a few of the memorable plays that Polamalu treated us to over the course of 12 years and I will try to add […] Video: Epic Highlights Of Steelers Safety Troy Polamalu is a post from: The post...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: Troy Polamalu retired

The Pittsburgh Steelers will have a new face anchoring the secondary moving forward. Troy Polamalu, the long-time strong safety retired on April 9. He spent all 12 years of his career in Pittsburgh. Polamalu was the first-round pick of the Steelers in 2003 as they selected him with the 16th overall pick. He has played in 158 games in his NFL career, all for Pittsburgh. Early on in...
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Troy Polamalu reportedly retiring after 12 NFL seasons

For the first time in 13 years, the Pittsburgh Steelers will break training camp without Troy Polamalu on the roster. The 12-year NFL veteran and eight-time Pro Bowl safety informed Steelers brass that he will not return for his 13th year with the club. Citing family as one of the primary reasons he was retiring from the NFL, Polamalu had this to say to the Herald-Standard on...
Via Sportsnaut
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Steelers hoping Troy Polamalu retires

Troy Polamalu is one of the most respected players in Pittsburgh Steelers history, which is why the team is reportedly hoping he will retire. Otherwise, they will have to release one of their most beloved superstars. Polamalu, 33, carries a cap hit of $8.25 million in 2015. That is simply too much to pay a...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

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