Known for his long hair as much as he was for his punishing hits, Troy Polamalu spent his entire professional career with the Pittsburgh Steelers and had a popularity throughout the league that extended well past the Steel City. Polamalu was not just a flashy and popular player, but he was a well respected one who was a former Defensive Player of the Year (2010) and anchored a defense that took Pittsburgh to their fifth and sixth Super Bowl.
The eight time Pro Bowler consistently rose to the occasion and is considered by many a lock to enter the Pro Football Hall of Fame the year that he is eligible.
Should Troy Polamalu be in the Hall of Fame?
Definitely put him in! - 88.5%
Maybe, but others deserve it first. - 3.8%
Probably not, but it wouldn't be the end of the world. - 3.8%