Found September 18, 2013 on Pro Football Zone:
According to Mike Silver on NFL Total Access today Maurkice Pouncy’s injury may have caused more harm to the Steelers offense than they expected it would. During a Monday appearance on NFL Network’s “NFL Total Access,” NFL Media columnist Mike Silver shared a conversation with Haley, who said the Steelers were “shell-shocked” after star center Maurkice Pouncey went down with season-ending knee injury in the first series of the opener against the Tennessee Titans. Haley told Silver that Pouncey’s injury got into the head of guard David DeCastro, who accidentally plowed into the back of the center’s right leg while trying to make a cut block. Pouncey’s absence also scuttled the team’s plan to use Kelvin Beachum at tight end, further compromising their game The Steelers better regroup quickly if they hope to continue having the same type of success they had with Pouncey in the lineup. Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Steelers were “shell-shocked” by Maurkice Pouncy’s injury appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

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Well, what do you know. According to Trendsmap, tweets with the hashtags #firehaley or #firetoddhaley were trending in Pittsburgh early Tuesday morning following the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 20-10 road loss to the Cincinnati Bengals. The Steelers fell to 0-2 for the first time in 11 years, and for the first time during Mike Tomlin’s tenure as head coach. But firing Todd Haley will...

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