Originally written on Steel City Blitz  |  Last updated 11/27/12
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There were so many things that went wrong for the Steelers, in the week 12 loss to the Browns, not the least of which was the 6 fumbles (4 of them lost) by the running backs. No sense going back and reliving the 3 interceptions by Charlie Batch and the final fumble on the last drive of the game; but hey, who’s counting? For the last month or so Mike Tomlin has preached about going with the hot hand in his backfield; and Sunday afternoon he definitely tried to stick with it. You fumble, you’re gone, next man up. They fumble, they’re gone, next man up, rinse and repeat. It was an ugly thing to watch that was frustrating after the first 2 or 3 and then became literally comical as the keystone kops ball carriers repeatedly gave the game back to Cleveland. As I mentioned previously, credit the opportunistic Browns defense for playing take away with Mendenhall, Dwyer, Rainey, and Redman. They hit harder and more often than the Steelers defense did; even as good as Dick Lebeau’s unit playe...
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