Found October 30, 2013 on Steel City Blitz:
The Pittsburgh Steelers have played seven games this season. In six of those, they have trailed early and in only one did they ‘come back’ to win. Most recently, the Steelers fell behind on the first offensive play from the Oakland Raiders and eventually found themselves in an 18-point hole at the half. The question has to be asked, why can this team not get off to a hotter start? Lack of preparation is an easy target to point at but I don’t buy it exclusively. Todd Haley and Dick LeBeau may not be in the best favor of the Steeler Nation right now but I’m not ready to say they don’t have their units prepared. At some point it falls on the players to take the gameplan and get prepared. The coaches can’t do everything for them. Now, we can debate whether the gameplan is flawed or not ad nausea but I still believe the coaches have these guys prepared at the very least. While not totally exonerating preparedness as an excuse, I can’t help but wonder about a leadership issue with this te...
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