- Defense can, must improve (Steelers.com)
Rookie linebacker Ryan Shazier believes that the defense's performance against the Eagles will help them become a better unit.
- Sloppy Steelers defense lights fire under Polamalu (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
Safety Troy Polamalu hopes the Steelers can learn from their mistakes and get better.
- Steelers' Polamalu downplays emotional outburst (Tribune Review)
Polamalu's teammates respect the leadership that the 12-year veteran brings to the team.
- Polamalu outburst resonates with Heyward (ESPN.com)
Cam Heyward believes that everyone should appreciate Polamalu's words of wisdom.
- Steelers need to fix leaky run defense (ESPN.com)
The Steelers gave up 182 yards on the ground against Philadelphia.