Originally written on Steel City Blitz  |  Last updated 9/2/13
Steeler Nation did not take the dismissal of Jonathan Dwyer very well this holiday weekend. Dwyer himself did not take it very well either and in some ways, who could blame him? He returned as the leading rusher from last season and came into camp this summer in the best shape of his life but it wasn’t enough to save him. I wrote earlier this week that Dwyer’s cutting was more than just his fumbles in the preseason. It also had to do with contractual issues and the fact that he never really seemed to be able to control his weight. With that said, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Steelers’ beat writer Mark Kaboly tweeted late last night that this decision was not on the coaches. What does that mean? It means this was a front office decision and likely about money but could it have been more than? Did Kevin Colbert or Art Rooney II feel that Dwyer was not the guy for this offense? Did they see the poor cutback decisions which cost the offense yards? Did they fall in love with recently signed...
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