The Steelers are still planning to play 2015 without SS Troy Polamalu.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Ed Bouchette reports the Steelers are "hoping" SS Troy Polamalu will retire so they won't have to release him.
Troy Polamalu would not rule out retirement following Saturday's Wild Card loss to the Ravens.
Troy Polamalu will start the Steelers' AFC wild-card playoff game against the Ravens on Saturday night.
Steelers SS Troy Polamalu is inactive for Sunday night's Week 17 game against the Bengals.
Steelers declared SS Troy Polamalu, QB Landry Jones, WR Justin Brown, CB Ike Taylor, TE Matt Spaeth, DE Clifton Geathers and OL Chris Hubbard inactive for Week 16 against the Chiefs.
Steelers SS Troy Polamalu (knee) is doubtful for Week 16.
SS Troy Polamalu (knee), ILB Ryan Shazier (ankle) and CB Ike Taylor (arm) are all expected to return for Sunday's Week 13 game against the Saints.
Steelers declared S Troy Polamalu, LB Ryan Shazier, CB Ike Taylor, DL Steve McLendon, and S Shamarko Thomas inactive for Monday night's Week 11 game against the Titans.
The Steelers expect Troy Polamalu (knee) to return in Week 13.
Troy Polamalu (knee), Ryan Shazier (ankle) and Ike Taylor (arm) have all been ruled out for Monday night's game at Tennessee.
Steelers SS Troy Polamalu (knee) won't play in Sunday's Week 10 game against the Jets.
Steelers SS Troy Polamalu left Sunday night's Week 9 game against the Ravens with a sprained knee.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's "best guess" is 2014 will be SS Troy Polamalu's final NFL season.