Originally posted on Steelers Depot  |  Last updated 9/4/13

LATROBE, PA - JULY 28: Head coach Mike Tomlin of the Pittsburgh Steelers looks on during training camp at St. Vincent College on July 28, 2008 in Latrobe, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
By Matthew Marczi Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin spoke to the media Tuesday in preparation for the team’s Week 1 matchup against the Tennessee Titans. He was asked to address a myriad of topics, from anointing Isaac Redman the opening day starter at running back to confirming that the “chief reason” for the acquisition of interior lineman Cody Wallace was his ability to play center as the preference over John Malecki. One other topic addressed was the tight end position, and how it will be shaped as the top end of the depth chart—Heath Miller and Matt Spaeth, the latter of whom was just placed on the short-term Reserve/Injured List—works its way back from injury. Asked who will start at tight end, Tomlin was hesitant to give an answer, which is not surprising given the fairly equal talent level, yet varied skill sets, of the three tight ends currently on the roster that are ready for game action. Here is what he said, in part: “Much like we’ve done through the majority o...
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