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New Pittsburgh Steelers special teams coach Amos Jones will be getting some special assistance from head coach Mike Tomlin this week as the team looks to improve both their punt and kickoff units before the team faces the Denver Broncos in the season opener. Through the first three preseason games the Steelers are averaging 3.2 yards per punt return and 18.6 yards per kickoff return. Those numbers have them ranked 28th and 31st in the league respectively thus far in the games that don't count. The other side of the ball is not much better as they have allowed 10.2 yards per punt return and 26.9 Read more [...]
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