Pittsburgh Steelers Banged up in Front 7: Harrison, Smith Injured

The sprained left foot of QB Ben Roethlisberger might be the least of the 2-2 Pittsburgh Steelers‘ injury problems this week. Coach Mike Tomlin told the media this week that he expects his quarterback to play on Sunday when the embattled AFC champions host the 3-1 Tennessee Titans.

Outside Linebacker James Harrison requires surgery to repair a fractured orbital bone near his right eye and will be out “for a number of weeks.”

Harrison sustained the injury in the third quarter of Pittsburgh’s 17-10 loss last week when a portion of his helmet struck him in the eye as he collided with a Houston Texans player.

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Steelers Troy Polamalu’s College Counterpart (Hair Wise): Illini RB Troy Pollard

The similarities between Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu and Illinois Fighting Illini leading rusher Troy Pollard go further than just the amazing coincidence in names. There’s the hair thing too!

You’ve seen Polamalu’s shampoo commercials, right? “Troy Polamolecules dude.”

You can go here for more. But let’s learn more about the man nicknamed “bucket o’ hair.”

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