Originally written on Steel City Blitz  |  Last updated 11/19/14
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Now that Ben Roethlisberger has been officially ruled out, Charlie Batch is the starter and Brian Hoyer is the backup. My how times have changed for our Steelers this season. Down to their 3rd string signal caller and a backup who wasn't even on an NFL roster until two weeks ago. So what if Batch plays and tosses a couple bad interceptions in the first quarter, or even the first half, does Tomlin go with newly signed Brian Hoyer? Normally I would say no, based on how the Steelers usually do things but this year is different. I wouldn’t be surprised at all if Hoyer gets on the field. Listening to Mike Tomlin talk on Sirius XM this week, he was very impressed with how well Brian Hoyer has been preparing and studying the offense. He did caution as well that of course, Hoyer is still new to the team obviously so there is much to learn. I’ve been saying all along, Jim Miller from Sirius XM agrees with me, that right now Batch still gives you the best chance to win until he proves otherwi...
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  • Tomlin never knows what to do because he is the most clueless and worthless coach in Steeler history.
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