Report: Troy Polamalu Optimistic He Will Play Against Eagles

The Pittsburgh Steelers are back on the practice field on Tuesday before heading off to the bye week and Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette reports via Twitter that both linebacker James Harrison (knee) and safety Troy Polamalu (calf) are getting work in today.

The team is not required to release a practice participation report during the bye week so we don\’t know exactly how much they work that players are really actually getting.

Dulac reports that Harrison said on Tuesday that he is still going day-to-day, while Polamalu said that he he\’s optimistic that he will play against the Philadelphia Eagles following the bye.

The next injury report will not be released until one week from Wednesday, so it is hard to speculate this far out as to the availability of both players. It is, however, good to hear that both are getting some sort of work in on Tuesday.

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