Originally written on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 1/5/13
The Pittsburgh Steelers had the talent of an 11-5 team this year if not better. They had the top defense in the league that was starting to make turnovers commonplace in the last two games of the season. A superstar-quarterback, an offensive line that should be among the best in the game based on talent, arguably the best all-around tight end in the league, some proven talent at running back and one of the better wide receiver crews in the league. Out of nowhere they had one of the best kickers in the league. Their return game was also pretty good. However, there were some areas of concern, too. The punting game is atrocious.… Read more
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  • Sorry i disagree, loss of focus, not disciplined, un motivated, stupid calls, is all solely on Tomlin, its his job to prepare and motivate these players, its obvious he lost control of the team, which proves he cannot coach, he needs to go, how can you blame injuries or players being out of focus, its tomlins job to keep them focused, i believe theres a big problem in the organization and its him, period, it starts and ends with him, the cowher era has come to a close, the players gone, so now it shows his coaching ability which is nil, i could give you example after example and an essay, the man is a sorry excuse as a head coach cut and dried.
  • Do you think the lack of quailfied and experienced coaching could be a BIG part of the problem?
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