Posts Tagged ‘troy-polamalu’

Gridiron Gab Week Eleven Preview – Baltimore at Pittsburgh

Baltimore Ravens (7-2) @ Pittsburgh Steelers (6-3) Sunday, Nov. 18, 8:20pm – Primetime At: Heinz Field These two teams meet not a full strength. Both have suffered key injuries and for Pittsburgh they may have lost quarterback Ben Roethlisberger for a few games due to a shoulder sprain, suffered on Monday night. Though both teams […]

Steelers at Bengals Sunday Night Football Week Seven Inactives

Steelers: QB Charlie Batch, RB Isaac Redman, RB Rashard Mendenhall, S Troy Polamalu, C Maurkice Pouncey, LB Chris Carter, OT Marcus Gilbert. Bengals: CB Jason Allen, CB Dre Kirkpatrick, RB Brian Leonard, LB Dontay Moch, DT Brandon Thompson, WR Armon Binns, TE Richard Quinn

AP All-Pro Team Headlined by Lions WR Johnson and Vikings DE Allen

Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson and Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen fell one vote short of being unanimous choices for the 2011 Associated Press All-Pro Team. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers received 47 1/2 of the 50 votes for the quarterback spot, with New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees receiving the other 2 1/2 votes. […]

Will Troy Polamalu play Sunday vs. Cincinnati?

Troy Polamalu has no symptoms of a concussion and coach Mike Tomlin said today he is “confident at this juncture” that he will play for the Steelers Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals, according to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. “All things are positive,” Tomlin said of Polamalu, who must still pass concussion tests later in […]

Tomlin: Roethlisberger Should Play vs Chiefs Sunday Night

Mike Tomlin stated today that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger should be on the field and playing effectively Sunday against the Chiefs despite a fractured right thumb. Roethlisberger broke the thumb in the second half of the Steelers’ win over the Cincinnati Bengals on Nov. 13. He wore a splint under his glove and didn’t take a […]

7-3 at the Bye: Some Things to Reflect on in the First 10 Games

1. Ben Roethlisberger is having his best season – The Steelers QB week in and week out makes daring plays, escapes hard hits and sacks, and usually is able to extend plays to find an open man. He’s the MVP of this team this season, and all the off field issues from a year and […]

Polamalu’s Slap at the End of the Game was Illegal

Safety Troy Polamalu’s slapping of the ball into the end zone at the end of the Steelers’ victory over New England was against an NFL rule. The rule states that a player may not bat or punch a loose ball in the field of play toward the opponent’s goal line; a loose ball that has […]

Polamalu Fined $10,000 for Using a Cellphone Sunday

Steelers safety Troy Polamalu was fined $10,000 for using a cellphone in the bench during the Steelers’ 17-13 win over the Jaguars. Polamalu had borrowed the phone to let his wife know that he was okay after leaving the game in the fourth quarter with a concussion. According to NFL rules, “possession of cell phones, […]