Troy Polamalu called an audible Sunday, and it helped make for a triumphant return for the Steelers’ strong safety.
Polamalu ditched the knee brace he wore during pregame warm-ups yesterday. Not coincidentally, the five-time Pro Bowler made a key interception as well as four tackles in the Steelers’ 27-14 win over the Cleveland Browns at Heinz Field.
Polamalu had worn a brace last week in practice to protect his left knee, which he sprained in the Steelers’ season opener Sept. 10.
“I tried going in warm-ups with the brace, and it just wasn’t going to happen,” Polamalu said. “There was no way I could keep up with any receiver, so I kind of gambled a little bit and thank God it worked out.”
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