Originally written on Steel City Blitz  |  Last updated 11/13/14

PITTSBURGH - DECEMBER 27: Head coach Mike Tomlin of the Pittsburgh Steelers reacts to a play while playing the Baltimore Ravens on December 27, 2009 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh won the game 23-20. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
If Mike Tomlin were a Major League Baseball player he’d be in a slump of epic proportions. He’s not of course but his decision-making of late has been anything less than a home run let alone a base hit. From benching every running back that fumbled the football to his odd decisions to go for long field goals, call for fake field goals and go on fourth down at mid-field, Tomlin has baffled us all at times. This week in Baltimore he will be under scrutiny more than ever because of the injury problems the Steelers have combined with their current position in the AFC North Division. In yesterday’s weekly press conference, Tomlin was his typical self. Bits and pieces of information and more cliches’ than a high school research paper. But if you listened closely to his comments and to the injury report, it’s obvious to me what direction the Steelers are going in on Sunday against their most-hated rival. With Marcus Gilbert going on injured reserve and Mike Adams on the shelf with an ankle...
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