Originally posted on SteelerAddicts  |  Last updated 11/5/12
Calls like the one Mike Tomlin made in the fourth quarter of yesterday’s win over the New York Giants are the type that make sports talk radio thrive. Of course there will be thousands of people who’ll say they loved the call and thousands more who will say they hated the call and many who won’t offer an opinion simply because the Steelers went onto win anyway. Here’s the right call; It was wrong and for a number of reasons but Mike Tomlin was bailed out by his players and he admitted as much in his post-game comments. As I watched the play unfold, I immediately thought that Tomlin had been watching way too much of LSU Head Coach Les Miles and his ‘Mad Hatter’ style of coaching. That immediately subsided and gave way to anger as Shaun Suisham was buried into the MetLife Stadium turf. The call was wrong because of the situation… The Steelers had rallied to cut the deficit to three and had all the momentum in the world. The previous play-call on third and short left much to be desired...
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