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The Pittsburgh Steelers have a long tradition of trotting out workhorse lead running backs who lead them to the Super Bowl. From the days of Franco Harris, Jerome Bettis, Willie Parker and countless others, the Steelers have enjoyed great success on the ground.
They though that had found it again with Rashard Mendenhall, although his season ending injury last year may have opened up their eyes to a new back who could lead them into the future in the run game. That player would be Jonathan Dwyer.
I am not saying that Pittsburgh should give up on Mendenhall. He is a talented running back with a nose for the end zone. He also has a propensity to get stuck in the middle of the offensive line, as well as having a history of being at least slightly injury prone. With that being said, the Steelers are never ones to shy away from giving a player with the hot hand more carries.
Regardless of when Mendenhall and Isaac Redman return, that must remain the case when it comes to Dwyer.
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Below are the talking points from what Tomlin had to say along with the audio.
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