The trio of Mike Wallace, Antonio Brown and Emmanuel Sanders entered the 2012 NFL season with more promise and potential than any receiving corps in the league yet never came close to those expectations. While injuries were a factor, they are far from the whole story as all three under-whelmed all season.
The offensive line suffered injuries as well but this was nothing new. Injuries have plagued this unit for several years now and the inconsistent play was a major factor in the declining health of Ben Roethlisberger and a lackluster running game.
The Special Teams’ unit for the Pittsburgh Steelers was a train wreck from the beginning of the season when Al Everest was unceremoniously fired in the pre-season for a still as of yet unexplained reason. Penalties, turnovers and a complete lack of discipline on that squad did nothing to help this team and in fact cost it on more occasions than not.
So is it a bit ironic that today all three units will be coached by different men in 2013? ...