PITTSBURGH -- Troy Polamalu played every snap last season, and a significant number of those came at inside linebacker. An early-season injury to Larry Foote forced the Pittsburgh Steelers to play Polamalu at inside linebacker in their dime defense. The eight-time Pro Bowler held up remarkably well, especially considering he had missed nine games in 2012 because of a calf injury. Here's what bodes well for Polamalu also staying on the field this season, his 12th in the NFL: The strong safety won’t have to be pressed into duty at linebacker because of the Steelers’ depth at the position, and he said he actually feels “a little better” physically than he did at this point last year.via ESPN.com - NFL Nation http://ift.tt/1pttPXa

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