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Steelers | Troy Polamalu's cap numbers

Thu, 06 Mar 2014 07:35:30 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers SS Troy Polamalu has a salary cap number of $6,387,500 in 2014, $8.25 million in 2015 and $8 million in 2016. He has base salaries of $6 million in 2015 and $5.75 million in 2016.

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Steelers | Troy Polamalu contract update

Wed, 05 Mar 2014 11:29:19 -0800

Updating a previous report, the Pittsburgh Steelers signed SS Troy Polamalu to a new three-year deal worth $20 million. The new contract will save the team $4.5 million in salary cap space for 2014.

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Steelers | Troy Polamalu receives extension

Wed, 05 Mar 2014 10:33:59 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed SS Troy Polamalu to a two-year contract extension. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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Steelers | Working on extension for Troy Polamalu

Wed, 05 Mar 2014 10:01:14 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers have been working on a contract extension with SS Troy Polamalu in order to lower his 2014 salary cap figure.

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Steelers | Will not cut Troy Polamalu

Wed, 05 Mar 2014 08:48:16 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers are saying they will not cut SS Troy Polamalu in order to create space for the salary cap, according to league sources. The Rooney family remains extremely loyal to Polamalu and considers him too valuable to let go. Instead, the two sides will attempt to work out a restructured contract that will lower his $10.88 million cap hit for 2014. The Steelers are currently $15.5 million over the salary cap.

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Steelers | Motivated to keep Troy Polamalu

Sun, 16 Feb 2014 15:39:18 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers owner Art Rooney II has made it his goal to ensure SS Troy Polamalu retires as a member of the Steelers.

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Steelers | Several might be cap casualties

Wed, 12 Feb 2014 19:42:18 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers are projected to be more than $10 million over the cap, and cutting OT Levi J. Brown would free up $6 million immediately. If they choose to cut CB Ike Taylor, that would open up another $7 million in cap space, while cutting SS Troy Polamalu would free up $8.25 million.

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Steelers | Could sign Troy Polamalu to extension

Sat, 01 Feb 2014 11:16:49 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers could consider signing SS Troy Polamalu to a contract extension in order to reduce his salary cap figure for 2014. He is scheduled to have a 2014 salary cap figure of just under $10.9 million.

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Steelers | Want Troy Polamalu to stay

Wed, 15 Jan 2014 16:30:58 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers owner Art Rooney said he wants SS Troy Polamalu "to retire a Steeler." Polamalu will make $8.5 million in 2014 in the final year of his deal, and he'll count $10,887,500 against the salary cap. "How we structure or restructure (Polamalu's contract) is something we will look at in the next few months," Rooney said. "There are a lot of pieces to the puzzle, but I certainly expect Troy will be one of the pieces to that puzzle. ... He's obviously been one of the great Steelers of all time."

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Steelers | Two veterans could be cap casualties

Sun, 05 Jan 2014 17:58:50 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers could release SS Troy Polamalu and CB Ike Taylor, or ask one or both to take salary cuts. Releasing Polamalu would save the team $8.25 million, and Taylor would save $7 million.

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Steelers | Two headed to Pro Bowl

Fri, 27 Dec 2013 20:38:31 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Antonio Brown and SS Troy Polamalu were selected to the Pro Bowl roster announced Friday, Dec. 27.

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Steelers | Troy Polamalu not looking to retire

Fri, 27 Dec 2013 13:17:25 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers SS Troy Polamalu said he is not considering retirement and hopes to honor his contract with the team. Polamalu is scheduled to make $8.5 million in 2014, but the team may ask him to take a pay cut so they can save salary cap space.

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Steelers | Friday injury report for Week 17

Fri, 27 Dec 2013 12:08:19 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers LB Terence Garvin (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 27, and has been ruled out for Week 17. LB Jason Worilds (abdomen) was limited during practice and is listed as questionable. WR Markus Wheaton (finger), OG David DeCastro (back), DE Brett Keisel (foot), LB Jarvis Jones (illness) and SS Troy Polamalu (non-injury) fully participated in practice and are listed as probable.

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Steelers | Thursday practice report for Week 17

Thu, 26 Dec 2013 13:59:56 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers OG David DeCastro (back), LB Terence Garvin (knee) and LB Jason Worilds (abdomen) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 26. LB Jarvis Jones (illness), DE Brett Keisel (foot), SS Troy Polamalu (non-injury) and WR Markus Wheaton (finger) practiced in full.

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Steelers | Five sit

Wed, 25 Dec 2013 07:44:00 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers LB Terence Garvin (knee), DE Brett Keisel (foot), TE Heath Miller (undisclosed), S Troy Polamalu (undisclosed) and LB Jason Worilds (abdomen) were estimated to sit out of practice Wednesday, Dec. 25.

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Steelers | Ike Taylor, Troy Polamalu could be cut candidates

Sat, 21 Dec 2013 09:12:46 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers could consider releasing CB Ike Taylor and SS Troy Polamalu this offseason. The team would create $8.25 million in salary cap space if Polamalu was released and $7 million if Taylor was released. The team could also ask both players to accept pay cuts.

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Steelers | Friday injury report for Week 16

Fri, 20 Dec 2013 12:49:33 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Jerricho Cotchery (shoulder), OT Kelvin Beachum (knee), OT Marcus Gilbert (ankle), DE Brett Keisel (foot), DT Steve McLendon (ankle) and SS Troy Polamalu (non-injury) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 20, and are listed as probable for Week 16.

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Steelers | Thursday practice report for Week 16

Thu, 19 Dec 2013 14:09:04 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers DE Brett Keisel (foot) was limited in practice Thursday, Dec. 19. OT Kelvin Beachum (knee), WR Jerricho Cotchery (shoulder), OT Marcus Gilbert (ankle), DT Steve McLendon (ankle) and SS Troy Polamalu (non-injury) practiced in full.

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Steelers | Wednesday practice report for Week 16

Wed, 18 Dec 2013 14:15:26 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Jerricho Cotchery (shoulder) and S Troy Polamalu (non-injury) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 18. OT Marcus Gilbert (ankle) and DE Brett Keisel (foot) were limited. OT Kelvin Beachum (knee) and DT Steve McLendon (ankle) practiced in full.

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Steelers | Friday injury report for Week 15

Fri, 13 Dec 2013 17:05:41 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers DE Brett Keisel (foot) did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 13, and has been ruled out for Week 15. DT Steve McLendon (ankle) did not participate in practice and is listed as questionable. OG David DeCastro (foot), OT Kelvin Beachum (knee), OT Marcus Gilbert (ankle), DE Ziggy Hood (ankle) and SS Troy Polamalu (shoulder) fully participated in practice and are listed as probable.

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Steelers | Thursday practice report for Week 15

Thu, 12 Dec 2013 16:29:23 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers DE Brett Keisel (foot), DT Steve McLendon (ankle) and SS Troy Polamalu (shoulder) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 12. OG David DeCastro (foot), OT Kelvin Beachum (knee), OT Marcus Gilbert (ankle) and DE Ziggy Hood (ankle) fully participated in practice.

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Steelers | Wednesday practice report for Week 15

Wed, 11 Dec 2013 13:13:52 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers OT Marcus Gilbert (ankle), DE Ziggy Hood (ankle), DE Brett Keisel (foot), DT Steve McLendon (ankle) and SS Troy Polamalu (shoulder) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 11. OG David DeCastro (foot) and OT Kelvin Beachum (knee) fully participated in practice.

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Steelers | Troy Polamalu nears milestone

Sun, 08 Dec 2013 23:05:55 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers SS Troy Polamalu's 19-yard interception return for a touchdown in the third quarter against the Miami Dolphins was the fifth defensive touchdown of his career, one shy of the franchise record held by Rod Woodson. Three others also scored five defensive touchdowns -- Carnell Lake, Dwayne Woodruff and Jack Butler. The interception was the 32nd of Polamalu's career, tying him with Jack Ham and Darren Perry for seventh most in team history.

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Steelers | Wednesday injury report for Week 13

Wed, 27 Nov 2013 11:00:13 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers LB LaMarr Woodley (calf) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 27, and he is listed as doubtful for the Week 13 game against the Baltimore Ravens Thursday, Nov. 28. OT Marcus Gilbert (ankle), DE Brett Keisel (foot), SS Troy Polamalu (rest), LB Stevenson Sylvester (hamstring) and SS Shamarko Thomas (ankle) were each able to fully participate in practice, and are listed as probable. DT Steve McLendon (ankle) has also been ruled out.

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Steelers | Tuesday practice report for Week 13

Tue, 26 Nov 2013 14:37:27 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers OT Marcus Gilbert (ankle), S Troy Polamalu (non-injury) and LB LaMarr Woodley (calf) were limited in practice Tuesday, Nov. 26. DE Brett Keisel (foot), LB Stevenson Sylvester (hamstring) and S Shamarko Thomas (ankle) practiced in full.

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Steelers | Two could be released on offseason

Sun, 17 Nov 2013 09:47:23 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers likely will consider releasing OT Levi J. Brown and SS Troy Polamalu this offseason to create some salary cap space.

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Steelers | Two safeties may not be back

Thu, 14 Nov 2013 17:42:01 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers FS Ryan Clark and SS Troy Polamalu may not return to the team next season unless they play very well for the rest of the season.

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Jets | Stephen Hill leaves briefly

Sun, 13 Oct 2013 17:32:44 -0700

New York Jets WR Stephen Hill (chest) left the Week 6 game against the Pittsburgh Steelers briefly after having the wind knocked out of him. He suffered the injury after a big hit from SS Troy Polamalu.

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Steelers | Teammate predicting big comeback for Troy Polamalu

Wed, 07 Aug 2013 19:06:42 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers DT Brett Keisel is predicting a big comeback year for SS Troy Polamalu (calf) after he was limited to just seven games last season due to a recurring calf injury. "Troy worked his tail off this offseason. He looks great. We expect Troy to be Troy and go out there and do all the great things that Troy does that no one else in the league can do," Keisel said.

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Steelers | Troy Polamalu willing to work with rookie

Tue, 28 May 2013 09:31:18 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers SS Troy Polamalu said he is willing to work with FS Shamarko Thomas. "I can give him all the experience of football I have to help him avoid all the mistakes I had," Polamalu said. Polamalu said Thomas is very humble and willing to learn things.

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Steelers | Troy Polamalu says injury could have need avoided

Wed, 22 May 2013 11:19:45 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers SS Troy Polamalu (calf) said he believes the calf injury that forced him to miss more than half of the 2012 season could have been avoided. "There are times when people fall on my knee, and those type of freak accidents that can't be avoided. Last year was the first injury of my career that could've been avoided," Polamalu said. He has been dealing with calf issues since 2009, but found a physical therapist to break up the scar tissue in the calf.

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Steelers | Troy Polamalu will attend OTAs

Mon, 20 May 2013 17:22:02 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers SS Troy Polamalu will attend the team's organized team activities that start Tuesday, May 21. Polamalu is in the best shape of his NFL career.

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Steelers | Uncertain if Troy Polamalu will attend

Sun, 19 May 2013 18:34:47 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers SS Troy Polamalu has a history of blowing off the voluntary portion of spring drills to train with his guru, Marv Marinovich, in the Los Angeles area. Last season, Polamalu went through most of the spring practice with his teammates - and then missed nine games with injuries. It's uncertain if Polamalu will attend organized team activities (OTAs), which begin Tuesday, May 21.

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Steelers | Troy Polamalu could restructure soon

Tue, 26 Feb 2013 21:42:00 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers SS Troy Polamalu could have his deal restructured by the team soon, as the club finds ways to clear salary cap space.

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Steelers | Trouble in the locker room

Wed, 20 Feb 2013 10:04:54 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Antonio Brown said the team's locker room was fractured this past season. Brown felt players were more concerned about individual goals than team success. "It was definitely different - guys weren't really together," Brown said. SS Troy Polamalu was among the veterans who spoke out and tried to explain to the team that selfish behavior wouldn't be tolerated. "That's when you know you've got issues and you've got to come together as a team. Because the reality of a team game is everyone on the same page, committed to the same thing, dedicated for one goal, and that's winning," Brown said.

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Steelers | Feel Troy Polamalu has a lot left

Wed, 20 Feb 2013 08:07:38 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau believes SS Troy Polamalu still has a lot of football left him, even though the safety is now 31 and has been hampered by injuries recently. "He has a lot of tremendous football talent still in him," LeBeau said. "I know Troy will do everything he can to get himself physically ready to compete for a 16-game season. And we'll have to wait and see (if he can)."

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Steelers | Two expected to have contracts restructured

Mon, 11 Feb 2013 10:29:21 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers are expected to ask QB Ben Roethlisberger and SS Troy Polamalu to restructure their contracts this offseason in order to create some salary cap space.

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Steelers | Tory Polamalu expected to return

Sun, 30 Dec 2012 10:29:13 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers are not expected to release SS Troy Polamalu this offseason even though he is scheduled to make $7.5 million in 2013.

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Steelers | Two probable

Fri, 28 Dec 2012 12:11:54 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers OG David DeCastro (hamstring) and CB Keenan Lewis (knee) practiced Friday, Dec. 28, and are probable for Week 17. S Troy Polamalu (rest) returned to practice as well and is not on the injury report.

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Steelers | Four miss practice

Thu, 27 Dec 2012 15:08:16 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers OT Mike X. Adams (ankle), CB Curtis Brown (ankle), CB Keenan Lewis (knee) and S Troy Polamalu (non-injury) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 27.

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Steelers | Three DBs miss practice

Wed, 26 Dec 2012 14:06:42 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers CB Curtis Brown (ankle), CB Keenan Lewis (knee) and SS Troy Polamalu (non-injury) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

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Steelers | Nine probable

Fri, 21 Dec 2012 11:57:40 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers CB Cortez Allen (groin), CB Curtis Brown (knee), LB James Harrison (illness), DE Cam Heyward (non-injury), CB Keenan Lewis (hip), SS Troy Polamalu (non-injury), C Maurkice Pouncey (illness), WR Emmanuel Sanders (rib) and DE Al Woods (illness) are probable for Week 16. Allen, Heyward, Polamalu, Sanders and Woods practiced in full Friday, Dec. 21, while the others were limited.

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Steelers | Three DBs miss practice

Thu, 20 Dec 2012 16:14:06 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers CB Keenan Lewis (hip), CB Ike Taylor (ankle) and SS Troy Polamalu (non-injury) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 20.

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Steelers | Four players do not practice

Wed, 19 Dec 2012 12:53:11 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers DE Cam Heyward (non-injury), DE Al Woods (illness), CB Ike Taylor (ankle) and SS Troy Polamalu (non-injury) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 19.

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Steelers | Troy Polamalu still bothered by calf

Tue, 18 Dec 2012 15:09:25 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers SS Troy Polamalu (calf) is still receiving treatment for his calf before and sometimes after and during games. He's clearly playing through pain at this juncture.

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Steelers | Eight probable

Fri, 14 Dec 2012 11:10:29 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers LB LaMarr Woodley (ankle), WR Emmanuel Sanders (shoulder), SS Troy Polamalu (rest), CB Keenan Lewis (hip) and OLB James Harrison (illness) practiced Friday, Dec. 14, and are probable for Week 15. WR Plaxico Burress (rest) was limited, and LS Greg Warren (illness) and ILB Stevenson Sylvester (illness) didn't practice. They're probable as well.

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Steelers | Six players sit out practice

Thu, 13 Dec 2012 16:17:08 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers OG Willie Colon (knee), OT Mike X. Adams (ankle), LB James Harrison (illness), CB Cortez Allen (groin), CB Ike Taylor (ankle) and SS Troy Polamalu (non-injury) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 13.

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Steelers | Eight miss practice

Wed, 12 Dec 2012 15:26:53 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers OT Mike X. Adams (ankle), CB Cortez Allen (groin), OT Willie Colon (knee), LB James Harrison (illness), CB Keenan Lewis (hip), S Troy Polamalu (non-injury), WR Emmanuel Sanders (shoulder) and CB Ike Taylor (ankle) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 12.

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Steelers | Six probable

Fri, 07 Dec 2012 12:06:55 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers P Drew Butler (illness), FS Ryan Clark (hip), OG Willie Colon (knee), WR Jerricho Cotchery (ribs), FB Will Johnson (concussion) and SS Troy Polamalu (non-injury) practiced in full Friday, Dec. 7, and are probable for Week 14.

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Steelers | Troy Polamalu said injury was handled poorly

Fri, 07 Dec 2012 06:53:18 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers S Troy Polamalu (calf) said if he had sat out of practice after injuring his calf the first time, he might have avoided re-injuring it and missing seven more games.

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