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Troy Polamalu

Troy Polamalu - #43 - S

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 10"/ 207 lbs.
Birthday 04/19/1981
Birthplace Garden Grove, CA
College USC
Years played 11
Drafted 2003, 1st round, 16th pick by Steelers


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Little behind Falcons' KO punch

Posted Dec. 19, 2012 @ 9:33 a.m. ET
Tom Danyluk says the Falcons threw a punch and KO'd New York, but there really wasn't that much behind it.

More age than beauty for 2012 Steelers

Posted Oct. 24, 2012 @ 10:29 a.m. ET
Tom Danyluk remembers how age brought down the first Steelers empire. With 14 regulars age 30 and older, it might be happening again.

Report: Polamalu wins appeal of fine

Posted Jan. 12, 2012 @ 10:31 p.m. ET
Steelers S Troy Polamalu won his appeal of a $10,000 fine for using a cell phone on the sideline of a game, NFL Network's Jason La Canfora reports, citing a league source.

Rice, Polamalu, Goodman named AFC Players of the Week

Posted Jan. 04, 2012 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
Ravens RB Ray Rice, Steelers S Troy Polamalu and Chargers KR-WR Richard Goodman are the AFC Offensive, Defensive and Special Teams Players of the Week for Week 17.

Polamalu expected to return in Week 13

Posted Nov. 29, 2011 @ 6:48 p.m. ET
Despite sustaining a concussion in Week 12 vs. the Chiefs, Steelers SS Troy Polamalu will apparently be able to play this upcoming Sunday against the Bengals.

The First Fifteen: Week 13

Posted Nov. 29, 2011 @ 2:42 p.m. ET
If he's healthy, Troy Polamalu and the Steelers will have another chance to take down Andy Dalton and the Bengals; plus the rest of the Week 13 action.

Readers say Allen was first-half Defensive MVP

Posted Nov. 14, 2011 @ 12:35 p.m. ET
Respondents to a PFW web poll asking, "Who is the defensive MVP of the first half of the season?" believe that Vikings DE Jared Allen earned that honor.

NFL fines not being doled out evenly

Posted Oct. 25, 2011 @ 1:55 a.m. ET
The league seems to have different standards for its players and non-playing personnel when it comes to levying punishment, writes Hub Arkush.

Polamalu passes concussion test, could play Sunday

Posted Oct. 18, 2011 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
Mike Tomlin said Tuesday that S Troy Polamalu is "good to go" for Week Seven after passing a concussion test.

Steelers fined once again for Week One

Posted Sept. 16, 2011 @ 4:18 p.m. ET
The NFL has handed out fines for violators of the rules in Week One.

Polamalu, Steelers agree to long-term deal

Posted Sept. 10, 2011 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
SS Troy Polamalu signed contract extension with the Steelers on Saturday, likely keeping him in Pittsburgh for the remainder of his career.

Steelers 2011 preview

Posted Aug. 30, 2011 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
The Steelers are looking to make a repeat trip to the Super Bowl. Our 2011 team preview features in-depth scouting reports on each position.

Readers say Peyton Manning is most feared player

Posted June 27, 2011 @ 4:35 p.m. ET

Steelers WR Ward wins 'Dancing With the Stars'

Posted May 25, 2011 @ 10:23 a.m. ET
Steelers WR Hines Ward added another championship to his résumé on Tuesday night, becoming the 12th winner of "Dancing With the Stars."

Steelers SS Polamalu graduates from USC

Posted May 15, 2011 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
Add college graduate to the list of accomplishments for Steelers SS Troy Polamalu.


Posted Dec. 04, 2012
Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said he's encouraged by the way Troy Polamalu played against the Ravens on Sunday.||||||| It was the safety's first game in almost two months, and he could see a heavier workload on Sunday against the Chargers.
Posted Oct. 18, 2012
Polamalu will miss his fourth game of the season Sunday with a strained right calf.||||||| Polamalu said Wednesday he remains optimistic he won't be sidelined for a significant amount of time. Polamalu lasted one quarter in the Steelers' 16-14 win over Philadelphia earlier this month before aggravating his strained right calf.
Posted Oct. 07, 2012
Polamalu was active for Sunday's game against Baltimore.||||||| Polamalu had played just five quarters all season after injuring the calf in the opener at Denver and aggravating the injury against the Eagles on Oct. 7.
Posted Oct. 05, 2012
Polamalu practiced in full Friday and is expected to play Sunday versus Philadelphia.||||||| Polamalu's calf injury has heeled well enough for him to see significant time Sunday.
Posted Sept. 16, 2012
Polamalu and linebacker James Harrison did not take part in the Steelers' final practice of the week and will not play Sunday at Oakland.||||||| The defensive standouts - named to a combined 12 Pro Bowls - will not dress for the second consecutive game. Harrison, who had surgery on his left knee Aug. 15, has not played yet this season. Polamalu missed last week's win over the New York Jets due to a calf injury.