Tag Archives: Troy Polamalu

SL Time Machine: More Re-Draftin’, 2000-2010

Rick Reilly has an edict that, ironically, he seems to repeat every time he opens his mouth: “One of my rules is to write sentences that have never been uttered before in the history of the English language.” I will … Continue reading

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Steelers Lounge Podcast #43: It’s the Offseason, Part VII — Troy Polamalu

Hey, the draft’s in a week. And I still have no idea who the Steelers will take 31st overall or, hell, who I think they should take. Depending on the day, it’s either cornerback or offensive tackle (today: cornerback). But … Continue reading

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Hines Ward Is Up For the Madden ’12 Cover (Sort of)

EA Sports is using a fan vote to determine the face of Madden ’12 and has created a 32-player tournament to decide the winner. Each team gets a representative, and for the Steelers it’s wide receiver and Dancing With The … Continue reading

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Steelers Defense: Who Makes the Splash Plays? And Should We Care?

Mike Tomlin and the Steelers are always talking about splash plays. Otherwise known as big plays. Plays that not only change games, but also win games. On defense that can be anything from interceptions, to forced fumbles, to tackles in … Continue reading

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Steelers Ain’t Bad at Moving Up (and Down) Draft Board

I remain conflicted about who the Steelers should draft in the first round. This is not unusual. I do have it narrowed down to defensive back or offensive lineman, undoubtedly because those are the two positions where Pittsburgh annually needs … Continue reading

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Cornerbacks, Time Machines and the Draft

Because I can’t help myself, a little Draft Day Time Machine: Cornerbacks Edition. In case you missed it, I did a comprehensive review of the offensive line last fall. Usual rules apply here (basically: only players available after the Steelers’ … Continue reading

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Rationalizing Rodgers, Random Limas, Plax, and Tommy

It’s Super Bowl Week hump day. Not sure how these thoughts could be more random or scattered. Thanks in advance for indulging me. I don’t feel good about this matchup. In previous weeks, I was quite confident the Steelers could … Continue reading

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Troy Polamalu Wins AP Defensive Player of the Year Award: Some Highlights

There were some initial reports Monday evening that Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews had been named the AP’s Defensive Player of the year. Those reports were wrong. The winner, as it turns out, is Steelers safety Troy Polamalu as … Continue reading

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AFC Divisional Playoffs: Ravens-Steelers Game Thread

We have a little business to take care of today. That’s right, it’s go time. This is your game thread (with an extra-special YouTube to get you sufficiently pumped up)…

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Bye Week Randomness: More Steelers Pass D, 18-Game Schedule Stuff

A couple end-of-week, random things to help get you through Friday. (By the way, it could be worse … you could be me, who will most likely be shoveling snow as you read this. Upside: my three-year-old son “helping” by … Continue reading

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