You’d think that an All-Pro safety who missed 11 games in 2009 due to a knee injury would be most concerned about other body parts, but Pittsburgh Steelers superstar Troy Polamalu also has endorsements to consider. One of his endorsements is with the Head & Shoulders company, which makes sense when you consider Polamalu’s famed three-foot-long hair. It’s a tribute to his Samoan heritage, and it’s not something he plans to cut anytime soon. Once in a great while, a Steelers opponent will try to use Polamalu’s hair against him in a game (as Kansas City Chiefs running back Larry Johnson did in 2006 as Polamalu returned an interception), and it’s quite possible that the concern over such matters was the catalyst needed by Head & Shoulders to insure Polamalu’s hair with Lloyd’s of London for $1 million, which was reported by the Associated Press.
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