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Troy Polamalu to start for Steelers against Ravens in wild-card game
Troy Polamalu to start for Steelers against Ravens in wild-card game

Hard-hitting veteran safety Troy Polamalu is expected to start Saturday for the Pittsburgh Steelers against the Baltimore Ravens in the wild-card round of the NFL playoffs after missing two games with a knee injury. Polamalu, an eight-time Pro Bowler from USC, has played in 14 career postseason games, which includes two matchups with the Ravens and two Super Bowl victories. "I needed to see him prepare," Steelers Coach Mike Tomlin told the Steelers' website. "Sometimes a guy is able to play at the 11th hour and they don't get the in-helmet preparation over the course of the workweek. When you get to January football and the stakes are high, detail is going to...

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