Originally posted on SteelerAddicts  |  Last updated 10/12/12
The Pittsburgh Steelers have been playing with fire since the dawn of time it seems, when it comes to the offensive line. How many more injuries will it take before the coaching staff finally decides that carrying at least 8 active linemen on game day is the way to go? Would it be so bad to deactivate an extra defensive back? Well ok, based on their play Thursday night, maybe so, but you can probably see where I’m going with this.Each week Mike Tomlin decides, normally, to dress 7 players on this unit despite the multitude of injuries that occur on a regular basis. That way of thinking has been a topic of debate for years among fans around the water cooler and the arm chair quarterbacks everywhere. Perhaps you’ve been in on those conversations; I know I have.On a night when things weren’t exactly going as planned, the injuries mounted again for the big hogs up front and by the end of the game there was not a healthy body to be found in reserve. It started with Maurkice Pouncey ge...
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