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Polamalu wouldn’t shave his head for a Super Bowl win

Polamalu wouldn’t shave his head for a Super Bowl win

profootballtalk.com post-gazette.com Updated Oct 16, 2012
Steelers safety Troy Polamalu, who is recovering from a calf injury, spent the traditional day off for players visiting with Erik Kuselias on Pro Football Talk.  Among other things, Kuselias asked whether Polamalu would shave his head and sport that hai…
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  • Super Bowl IX rematch is coming to London

    Super Bowl IX rematch is coming to London

    As expected, the Vikings will play one of their 2013 home games in London.  They’ll be hosting the team to which they once lost a Super Bowl. A full 39 years after the Steelers beat the Vikings, 16-6, at Tulane Stadium in New Orleans, the two teams wil
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  • James Harrison says he’s had a dozen undisclosed concussions

    James Harrison says he’s had a dozen undisclosed concussions

    Steelers linebacker James Harrison has developed a reputation through the years for giving concussions to opposing players, but Harrison also says he has had plenty of them himself. Harrison told reporters today that he’s had at least a dozen concussion
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  • Steelers sign DL from practice squad

    Steelers sign DL from practice squad

    post-gazette.com Oct 16, 2012
    Defensive end Corbin Bryant, who spent most of last season on their practice squad, was added to their 53-man roster.
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  • Bad time for Steelers' line to get banged up

    Bad time for Steelers' line to get banged up

    ESPN.com Oct 16, 2012
    It shouldn't surprise anyone that safety Troy Polamalu (right calf) has been declared out for Sunday night's game. But there's another concern heading into the AFC North showdown with the Bengals: the Steelers' offensive line. Right tackle Marcus Gilber…
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  • Was suspension enough for Ta'amu?

    Was suspension enough for Ta'amu?

    The Steelers took action with Alameda Ta'amu after his DUI apprehension early Sunday morning, suspending the rookie nose tackle for two games without pay. But was this penalty harsh enough? Ta'amu faces 15 criminal charges, which include felony fleeing …
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  • Mike Wallace says he’s playing for Super Bowl and not a new con…

    Mike Wallace says he’s playing for Super Bowl and not a new contract

    profootballtalk.com Oct 16, 2012
    Wide receiver Mike Wallace didn’t get the deal that he wanted from the Steelers this offseason and the potential free agent is still looking for a long-term deal with the team. Wallace admitted that his contract situation is on his mind as he plays this
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  • Parity in AFC keeps hopes alive in division

    Parity in AFC keeps hopes alive in division

    ESPN.com Oct 16, 2012
    The Bengals and Steelers have had disappointing starts to the season. But they have as good of a chance as anyone in the AFC to get to the playoffs. After the Chargers lost on Monday night, there are only two teams (Ravens and Texans) who have winning r…
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  • On the Steelers: Starks says offense must realize full potentia…

    On the Steelers: Starks says offense must realize full potential

    post-gazette.com Oct 16, 2012
    Offensive tackle Max Starks says Steelers need their offense top play to its full potential.
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  • Video - Polamalu, Keisel Looking To Turn Things Around For Steelers 04:05

    Polamalu, Keisel Looking To Turn Things Around For Steelers

    Oct 16
    Troy Polamalu and Brett Keisel discuss the Steelers' struggles on the road this season.
  • Video - 'NFL AM' welcomes in Pittsburgh Steelers defensive lineman Brett Keisel 04:12

    'NFL AM' welcomes in Pittsburgh Steelers defensive lineman Brett Keisel

    Oct 16
    Pittsburgh Steelers defensive lineman Brett Keisel talks about the Steelers' early struggles, the injury to Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis and his famous beard.

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