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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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Draft countdown: Pick No. 16

Posted April 12, 2011 @ 9:07 a.m. ET
PFW looks back at the last 10 players chosen with the 16th pick in the NFL draft, including Troy Polamalu by the Steelers in 2003.

Steelers set to go without Pouncey, Smith

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 7:18 p.m. ET
The Steelers wrapped up their Friday practice session, moving on with the news that neither C Maurkice Pouncey nor DE Aaron Smith would be able to play Sunday.

Roethlisberger lights up practice

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 11:18 p.m. ET
According to the NFL's pool report, QB Ben Roethlisberger was hot during practice on Thursday during the Steelers' practice at Texas Christian University.

Packers' Perry recalls Polamalu's rocky rookie year

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 9:52 p.m. ET
Packers coach Darren Perry, who tutored Troy Polamalu at the start of his career, recalls that Polamalu's rise to stardom wasn't without obstacles.

Favre inactive, Polamalu active in Week 17

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 12:01 p.m. ET
Vikings QB Brett Favre will end his career as a spectator, as he is inactive for Sunday's season finale against the Lions.

Steelers SS Polamalu won't play Thursday

Posted Dec. 22, 2010 @ 4:58 p.m. ET
Steelers SS Troy Polamalu will not play Thursday night against the Panthers.

Report: Polamalu to miss Jets game

Posted Dec. 17, 2010 @ 10:28 a.m. ET
According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Steelers Pro Bowl S Troy Polamalu, who reaggravated a lower-leg injury in the team's Week 14 win over the Bengals and hasn't practiced this week, is not expected to play against the Jets ...

Steelers return two picks for TDs in win over Bengals

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
Troy Polamalu and LaMarr Woodley returned interceptions by Carson Palmer for Pittsburgh's only touchdowns and the Steelers sent Cincinnati to a franchise record-tying 10th consecutive defeat, winning 23-7 on Sunday.

Steelers' best come up big

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 6:54 p.m. ET
The Steelers prevailed at Baltimore because of one very timely play from S Troy Polamalu and LOLB LaMarr Woodley, the grit of QB Ben Roethlisberger and an unexpected TD catch from reserve Isaac Redman.

Week 13 Players of the Week

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 8:55 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Packers QB Aaron Rodgers, Steelers S Troy Polamalu and Falcons WR-RS Eric Weems as its Players of the Week.

Patriots-Steelers matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 10 game between the Patriots and Steelers: Patriots QB Tom Brady vs. Steelers SS Troy Polamalu

Goodell: Active players will not help decide fines

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 3:51 p.m. ET
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Monday that active NFL players won't be deciding punishment for flagrant hits that merit fines.

Defense leads way for Steelers

Posted Sept. 22, 2010 @ 7:35 p.m. ET
The Steelers' defense has saved the day as Pittsburgh tries to slug its way through a four-game stretch without QB Ben Roethlisberger.

Insider: Steelers 'D' still one of best

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 6 p.m. ET
One NFL insider says the Steelers' defense is so good it's making up for Pittsburgh's struggles at quarterback and offensive line.

Steelers have reasons to lean toward 'D' in draft

Posted Jan. 30, 2010 @ 1:44 p.m. ET
The Steelers have drafted more offensive players than defensive players in five of the last six drafts, but they could be more defensive-minded this year.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

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.

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