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Troy Polamalu

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  • David Teel: Feb. 2, 2009: Tomlin guides Pittsburgh to 6th Super Bowl title

    Mike Tomlin coached timid early, and his Pittsburgh Steelers melted down late. But on a Sunday evening for the football ages, Pittsburgh defeated the Arizona Cardinals 27-23 to claim a record sixth Super Bowl victory and elevate Tomlin to the coaching...
  • Peninsula native Mike Tomlin has turned Steelers into "his team"

    Peninsula native Mike Tomlin has turned Steelers into "his team"
    Mike Tomlin inherited a team one year removed from a Super Bowl championship. The franchise quarterback was 24, the incomparable safety 25, the fan base Labrador loyal. Nice work if you can get it, the antithesis of the typical coaching transition &#...
  • Was signing Timmons over Polamalu the right move?

    Yes Pittsburgh chose the up-and-coming stars over the established veteran. And even though Troy Polamalu is arguably the best player in the league, team management made the right move by securing the young talent. Lawrence Timmons and LaMarr...
  • Was the Lawrence Timmons signing crucial for the Steelers?

    No Lawrence Timmons gave us glimpses Saturday of the many reasons Pittsburgh has made him a $50 million man. The remarkably athletic linebacker was all over Heinz Field against the Atlanta Falcons. He looked especially good on pass defense, notably...
  • Beamer, London play to their strengths selling Hokies, UVa football to high school coaches

    Beamer, London play to their strengths selling Hokies, UVa football to high school coaches
    Frank Beamer versus Mike London is a mismatch. Beamer would dominate London on a golf course. London would trample Beamer in a blocking drill. Recruiting is a different story. Though polar opposites stylistically, both are effective, London the dynamic...
  • Bikes, Mouthpieces and Chocolate Chip Cookies

    It's summertime and the livin' is easy.  It's actually not easy, but it's exciting when the tiny ones are involved. Not the folks that you see if you drink too much or the Munchkins from the "Wizard of Oz," these are the grandkids that I get to corrupt...
  • Is there still reason for Steelers fans to worry?

    Yes The season opener against Baltimore was no indication of how good the Pittsburgh Steelers are. And neither was Sunday’s 24-0 romp over the lowly Seattle Seahawks. The Steelers certainly are nowhere near the NFL’s basement, where Seattle...
  • The Prospector: Unheralded, yet certainly not unproductive

    The Prospector: Unheralded, yet certainly not unproductive
    In football, at any level, there is always that guy who has a person reaching for the game program. The unheralded player who is making all the plays. No one's ever heard of him. These players like to get dirty. They take all comers and accept all...
  • Eagles-Steelers game a Newport News reunion for Vick, Tomlin

    Eagles-Steelers game a Newport News reunion for Vick, Tomlin
    The coach from Denbigh has been to three Super Bowls and collected two rings. The quarterback from the East End aspires to get there and may be looking at his last legitimate shot. Mike Tomlin and Michael Vick compete against one another Sunday for the...
  • Colts' upset of Packers packs emotional punch

    Colts' upset of Packers packs emotional punch
    There is no statistic for emotion. No index for inspiration. No chart for heart. And Sunday, there was no stopping the Indianapolis Colts. The Colts, with cancer-stricken Coach Chuck Pagano watching from a local hospital, overcame an 18-point deficit at...
  • Steelers allowing foes the run of the place

    Steelers allowing foes the run of the place
    The Pittsburgh Steelers, typically the NFL's premier run-stopping team, are tied for 14th in that category this season. They're tied for 29th in sacks with five. Through three games — a win over the New York Jets sandwiched by losses to Denver and...