Posts Tagged ‘Troy Polamalu’

Measuring Polamalu’s impact

Rod Woodson went to the touch screen on Thursday to break down the impact of Troy Polamalu on the Steelers defense.

Boldin: Polamalu’s instincts are ‘second to none’

Ravens wide receiver Anquan Boldin joined “Around The League” host Paul Burmeister on Wednesday to chat about the rivalry with the Steelers, the AFC North and facing Troy Polamalu.

It’s time for Vince Young to prove maturity

Now that he’s been benched again, Vince Young will have to do more than tell us how much he has matured. He will have to show more tangable evidence of his maturity.

Noteworthy nuggets from Week 2

With Week 2 almost in the books, here’s a look at a few key statistics and notable numbers from Sunday’s action from George Li on the NFL Network research desk.

Disguise by LeBeau led to interception, Steelers’ win

Some trickery from Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau that might otherwise go unnoticed led directly to the overtime win against the Falcons on Sunday.

Roundup: Gilberry could unseat top picks in K.C.

Chiefs coach Todd Haley has called the battle for starting spots along the 3-4 defensive line an “open competition,” fueling the idea that one of the team’s recent top five picks at defensive end — Glenn Dorsey or Tyson Jackson — could be sent to the bench.

Steelers getting cheers in Ohio

There was no mistaking when the Steelers made their way into Fawcett Stadium on Saturday night. There was a considerable pop from the far corner of the stadium, and fans flocked to the end zone next to the stage where the Steelers started filing in.

Roundup: McNabb wants to use TE more

Are we looking at a monster bounce back season for Redskins TE Chris Cooley? New QB Donovan McNabb told reporters (via the Dallas Morning News) that he envisions going to his tight end a lot more this season.

Tomlin expects Polamalu at offseason workouts

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday that strong safety Troy Polamalu shouldn’t be hampered by the torn knee ligament that kept him out of 11 games last season and that he will participate in some of the team’s offseason workouts.

Steelers’ Polamalu ruled out; Keisel to be evaluated

Steelers safety Troy Polamalu will not play Sunday against the Dolphins, according to a source with knowledge of the situation, and DE Brett Keisel will have his injured neck evaluated before kickoff.

Dolphins’ Williams, Steelers’ Polamalu questionable

The Dolphins could be without RB Ricky Williams (shoulder) this Sunday when they take on the Steelers. The Steelers, meanwhile, listed S Troy Polamalu (knee) as questionable after he was limited in practice all week.

Vikings lead way with eight Pro Bowlers

Taking a look through the 2010 Pro Bowl rosters for the AFC and NFC, here are a few interesting distinctions. The list starts with the Minnesota Vikings, who lead the way with eight Pro Bowl representatives.

Tomlin: ‘Door not closed’ on Polamalu

Maybe the stars are aligning over Pittsburgh. The Steelers still have a chance to make the playoffs, and star safety Troy Polamalu appears to be making some progress in his return from a knee injury.

Polamalu won’t return for crucial game vs.Ravens

Steelers safety Troy Polamalu will not play this weekend, according to a league source.

Injury roundup: Ravens hold out Reed

As teams around the league prepare for Week 16, here’s an update on some notable names from injury reports released Wednesday.

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