Mike Tomlin’s weekly presser was filled with all sorts of Tomlinisms as per usual, and as we outlined previously, there are many players hoping to come back this Sunday against the Ravens in a key AFC North showdown for both teams.
One nugget that created a buzz was the demotion, of sorts, of receiver Mike Wallace and running back Rashard Mendenhall. Something that in my mind has been a long time coming.
On Wallace: this is a guy with absolutely beyond sick speed. He can surely outrun just about anyone in the league; if you hit him in stride he’s gone 99% of the time no matter who the defense is. The problem is, and has been with Wallace, is that’s pretty much all he gives you. It’s nothing new, the complaints about #17 not fighting for the ball in traffic, or cutting off his route and coming back to help out his quarterback. Apparently Mike Tomlin is trying to send a message to him.
Interestingly enough that same Mike Tomlin said he was satisfied with the effort of Wallace this pas...