Troy Polamalu RUMORS & NEWS

  • Steelers extend Polamalu, Miller through 2016

    Pro Football Talk "Reports that the Steelers weren’t going to cut safety Troy Polamalu have been proven correct. What those reports did not predict was that Polamalu would get a contract extension, but that’s what the Steelers announced on Wednesday. Both Polamalu and tight end Heath Miller have been locked up..." March 05

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Steelers gave S Troy Polamalu a three-year, $20 million extension that saves Pittsburgh $4.5 million against the salary cap this year.

  • Steelers, Troy Polamalu to rework deal

    ESPN.com "While they still need salary-cap space, the Pittsburgh Steelers will not release veteran safety Troy Polamalu, league sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter on Wednesday morning. One source said the Rooney family simply is too loyal and Polamalu has been two valuable. Either the two..." March 05

  • Art Rooney II: Steelers want Troy Polamalu to retire in Pittsburgh

    CBSSports.com "Steelers safety Troy Polamalu has been in Pittsburgh since 2003 when the Steelers selected him 16th overall in the NFL Draft. Polamalu began his career in the steel city and if recent comments made by team president Art Rooney II are any indication, Polamalu should plan on finishing his career in..." January 17

  • Art Rooney II wants Troy Polamalu to retire a Steeler

    NFL.com "The future of safety Troy Polamalu is one of the biggest questions facing the Pittsburgh Steelers this offseason. Many observers expect Polamalu to be released, but team president Art Rooney II expects Polamalu to stay. "How we structure or restructure (Polamalu's contract) is something we will..." January 15

  • Steelers strong safety Polamalu ponders next season, beyond

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Troy Polamalu doesn't want to think about this possibly being his last game with the Steelers. “I don't know,” the seven-time Pro Bowl safety said Thursday about his future in Pittsburgh. “My intention is to play on Sunday, and we'll see what happens from there on.” Might he retire, if he..." December 27

  • Polamalu goes where he's needed for Steelers

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Life in the NFL is a myriad of moving parts, a cacophony of adjustments where defenses change alignments, coverages adapt to tendencies and players change positions. It is not uncommon, for example, for a defensive end in college to be moved to outside linebacker in the NFL, a practice the..." December 15

  • Steelers safety Polamalu finds himself in tough position

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Can you imagine Terrell Suggs playing strong safety not long after being named Defensive Player of the Year? Or even J.J. Watt lining up at cornerback? What about Charles Woodson at nose tackle? Seems about as silly as having a finally healthy, barely-over-200-pound, 32-year-old Troy..." December 14

  • Steelers’ Polamalu strives to regain status as elite safety

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Troy Polamalu is 32, or eight years older than the Seahawks' Earl Thomas, who was acknowledged as the NFL's top safety a season ago. Polamalu is coming off one of the most disappointing of his 10 NFL seasons, one in which he was on the sidelines more than he was at safety. The absence of one of..." June 13

  • Oft-injured Polamalu switches tactics

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The right calf injury that reduced Steelers safety Troy Polamalu's 2012 season to seven games also bothered him in 2011, when he played in them all. And in 2010, when he was NFL defensive player of the year. And in 2009. This year, he decided to do something about it. "I've done quite a bit..." May 22

  • Troy Polamalu talks rule changes

    ESPN.com "Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu says that if the NFL is going to keep passing rules designed to make the game safer, the players should get a vote on those rules. "There's rule changes every year," Polamalu said in an interview on "SportsCenter." "I do wish, however, that the NFL did..." March 30