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Terrible Towel Tales: Steelers add punter to their practice squad

Steelers news and commentary Wednesday, January 10th

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Welcome to the Terrible Towel Tales, where we’ll highlight some of the latest stories permeating Steelers media for your reading pleasure every Monday through Saturday. In today’s news…

Steelers Re-Sign Punter Before Playoff Run | Stephen Thompson, All Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers made a roster move this week, adding some special teams depth ahead of a trip to Buffalo to play the Bills on Wild Card Weekend.

The Steelers announced that they have brought back punter Brad Wing, signing him to the practice squad for the second time this season.

Steelers-Bills total nosedives with turbulent weather forecast for NFL playoffs

A stormy weather forecast in Buffalo is plummeting Sunday’s Bills-Steelers total during Wild Card Weekend.

The total dropped to 36 at Caesars Sportsbook on Tuesday evening from 43 earlier this week, a rare full-touchdown drop from opening.

Various weather forecasts are calling for sustained winds between 20-30 mph with gusts ranging from 40-60 mph.

Troy Polamalu: Talk of Mike Tomlin not returning to Steelers is ‘crazy’; vows team ‘will be back on top soon’ | Bryan DeArdo, CBS

The two-time Super Bowl champion dismissed rumors that this might be Tomlin’s final run with the Steelers. Tomlin, who reportedly may take a break from coaching after this season, was under heavy criticism from Steelers fans before he engineered a three-game winning streak that ultimately resulted in a playoff berth.

“They’re probably the same fans that were saying get rid of Ben too, and me,” Polamalu said with a laugh on “The Jim Rome Show”. “Honestly, I think Coach Tomlin is one of the greatest coaches in NFL history. I think he’s a Hall of Fame coach. Absolutely, I think the talk is crazy for people to consider or think that he wouldn’t be our coach next year. I think it would be terrible for him not to be.”