During week one preparations, every NFL team sits back and assesses the casualties of camp and the assets that remain. In Pittsburgh, Mike Tomlin and company went down the checklist and had to breath a collective sigh of relief. Roethlisberger? Check. Ward? Check. Hampton? Check. Harrison? Check. Polamalu? Check! Life was pretty good on the Southside going into week one. Lawrence Timmons was and still is doubtful with his ankle injury, and Dixon wasn’t much of a concern considering his position on the depth chart. The level of concern injury-wise was code Yellow in the Steelers front office and the faithful sighed their thanks to heaven above. Then the Titans came to town. The defense looked stifling, led by the heat-seeking missile that is Troy Polamalu. In his own signature fashio ...
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