Originally posted on Steelers Depot  |  Last updated 9/15/13
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin is notorious for only dressing seven offensive linemen for games, but due to what happened last week in the season opener against the Tennessee Titans; you have to wonder if he is starting to give second thoughts to dressing an eighth. When starting center Maurkice Pouncey went down on the opening drive with a knee injury last Sunday, the Steelers had no choice but to replace him with second-year offensive lineman Kelvin Beachum. That wound up affecting the game plan as Beachum was apparently scheduled to be used as a second tight end quite a bit during the game. Had newly-acquired center Cody Wallace been up to speed with the offense and dressed for the Titans game, perhaps things would have turned out a little different, as Beachum more than likely would have been able to continue his role as a tight end. Wallace, however, was listed as one of the seven inactives prior to the game as Tomlin chose to dress Guy Whimper, a backup guard/tackle as
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