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Mike Tomlin made his first regular season appearance today before the reporters in his usual Tuesday spot and offered some insights on the Tennessee Titans as well as his own team. While Tomlin always plays his cards very close to the vest when it comes to the Steelers, there were a few noteworthy comments.
On the signing of Zoltan Mesko…. Gives an immediate upgrade, left-footed kicker who is used to punting in less than ideal weather situations. Tomlin also said he will hold on place kicks by Shaun Suisham as Drew Butler held that job prior. With less than a week to get comfortable, don’t dismiss that as a minor thing.
On the release of Jonathan Dwyer…. As expected Tomlin focused attention on the backs he does have. He also went on to say that Isaac Redman will start and that Felix Jones and LaRod Stephens-Howling will see time in the backfield as well. Tomlin said the cutting of Dwyer had nothing to do with anything off the field and that he and the coaches were pleased by what th...
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The Pittsburgh Steelers waived running back Jonathan Dwyer over the weekend and head coach Mike Tomlin was asked Tuesday during his press conference if something outside of football led to the team parting ways with their former sixth-round draft pick. "No, it was really about what we thought the other guys could give us," said […]
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Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin made sure everyone knew Tuesday during his first regular season press conference of the year that Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker is not only mobile, but a perfect candidate to run the read-option Sunday in the season opener at Heinz Field. "He's got great mobility, he's got escapability, hes […]
Mike Tomlin Expects...
Season 4, Episode 16 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I start the show off by talking about the injured players the Pittsburgh Steelers have heading into the season and also discuss the most recent transactions made since our last show.
Head coach Mike Tomlin held his first press conference of the regular season on Tuesday so we briefly recap a few of the...
Tuesday morning, I posted what I believed to be the main reason why the Pittsburgh Steelers decided to replace John Malecki with Cody Wallace over the weekend and it turns out that I hit the nail on the head. During his Tuesday press conference, head coach Mike Tomlin was asked if Wallace was signed mainly […]
Mike Tomlin Says Cody Wallace Was Signed Because He Is A Known Commodity...
The Pittsburgh Steelers trimmed their roster down to 53 active players on Saturday and since that time they've already replaced three of those players with players who were let go by other teams. During his Tuesday press conference, head coach Mike Tomlin said they are continuing to sift through more players, and that leads one to believe that the roster shuffling isn't done...
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin let it be known Tuesday during his press conference that rookie outside linebacker Jarvis Jones will indeed play some on defense Sunday in the season opener against the Tennessee Titans. "Jones is going to play," Tomlin said when asked if he would use a three man rotation at outside […]
Mike Tomlin Says Jarvis Jones Will Play...
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday during his press conference that running back Isaac Redman will get the start Sunday in the season opener against the Tennessee Titans, but he also let it be known that the Bowie State product would also get some help throughout the game. "Obviously we're going to spell […]
Steelers Likely To Use Running Back By Committee...
So far, so good for Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu, who looks as though he might finally have the calf problem that has plagued him for the last four seasons behind him.
Head coach Mike Tomlin was asked Tuesday during his press conference if this year's version of Polamalu looks better than he has in previous years and while the Steelers head coach said he's not...
Mike Tomlin confirmed what players told us Monday, but the surprise of the day is the signing of undrafted rookie Terence Garvin to replace Matt Spaeth. Click and read:
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...
Pittsburgh Steelers rookie Le’Veon Bell has been ruled out of Sundays season opener but head coach Mike Tomlin says that he could participate in practice this week. That’s pretty impressive as just a few weeks ago it was thought he’d miss significant time with a Lisfranc injury, which turned out to be just a sprained ankle. If Bell does indeed practice this week I’d say...
Following the preseason finale against the Carolina Panthers, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin only reported one player as being injured during the game. That one player, however, was a very important one as it was starting fullback Will Johnson, who had suffered a hamstring injury in the first half. The Steelers were back on […]
Report: Steelers FB Will Johnson Forced...
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin held his first regular season press conference on Tuesday and below is the injury report he gave for the Sunday season opener against the Tennessee Titans. Will Johnson (hamstring) is still nursing the hamstring injury that he suffered in the preseason finale against the Carolina Panthers but he is […]
Steelers Versus Titans Injury Report...
The Pittsburgh Steelers drafted defensive end Cameron Heyward in the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft and with this now being his third season, he is expected to play a lot more than he has in his first two seasons. Head coach Mike Tomlin talked about the Ohio State product Tuesday during his press conference.
"We feel very good about Cam Heyward," said Tomlin. "We...
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin confirmed today that running back Isaac Redman will start in this week’s opener against the Titans.
#Steelers Tomlin: Redman will start. "We know what Isaac is capable of"
— Ed Bouchette (@EdBouchette) September 3, 2013
Even with Redman starting, Felix Jones and LaRod Stephens-Howling will get a share of the load.
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