Steelers, Titans renew acquaintances

Troy Polamalu is back and healthy.

(Don Wright / Associated Press)

The storyline
Two of the league's most physical teams meet again after a heck of a season opener in 2009 (Troy Polamalu got hurt, etc.)

Why you should watch
The Steelers are short of tackles and the Titans have a young, active defensive line. If Pittsburgh manages to win this, again under Dennis Dixon, it would be huge. CJ2K goes for his 13th straight 100-yard game against an elite rush defense.

Did you know?
Steelers WR Hines Ward has the club record for 100-yard receiving games with 26. ... Pittsburgh is 8-0 when James Harrison has 2-plus sacks in a game. ... The Titans have won three straight at home against the Steelers. ... Tennessee's Chris Johnson has rushed for 100-plus yards in 12 consecutive games.

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