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According to Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin is no longer allowing any of his players to play pool, ping-pong or shuffleboard in the locker room until the team starts winning.
A few weeks ago, the veterans on the team that were part of the 2008 Super Bowl winning team met and decided that teammates with less than four years of experience could no longer play the popular locker room games. That decision didn't seem to help as the Steelers lost their fourth game of the season in London to the Minnesota Vikings.
According to Dulac, unidentified veteran players told him they were unsure if they would get the right to play games next week if they are able to win their first game of the season Sunday against the New York Jets.
For now, I guess we can call this act by Tomlin him unleashing hell in October. Surely a few of you can come up with a better slogan than that in the comments.
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Prior to the game against the Minnesota Vikings, I wrote about how the Pittsburgh Steelers lack of defensive sacks and turnovers was tied to them not being ahead on the scoreboard and I warned that it was unlikely to change until the offense started to get leads, especially in the second half of games. Tuesday, head coach Mike Tomlin confirmed what I wrote during his interview on...
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin held his weekly press conference on Tuesday. While most people were interested to hear about the team's preparations for Sunday's game against the New York Jets, some were interested in how many times that Tomlin would use the word "obviously" during the press conference.
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Today the Pittsburgh Post Gazette reported that Head Coach Mike Tomlin has banned all games in the locker room after the team’s 0-4 start, extending a prohibition that had applied to only players with less than four years of experience. Big Ben, and other veterans had mad a rule to ban players with less than […]
Obviously Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin is disappointed in his team’s winless season. It’s also obvious that Tomlin likes the word “Obviously” as he said it nearly thirty times during Tuesday’s press conference. Obviously.
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There are no more fun and games around the Pittsburgh Steelers’ locker room following the team’s 0-4 start. According to a report, head coach Mike Tomlin decided to take away the team’s play toys and won’t give them back until the team gets back on track. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s Gerry Dulac reports that Tomlin removed […]
A bit of an overreaction, I doubt Playstation is the reason the Steelers are losing, but according to ESPN, Tomlin has banned all games (pool, ping-pong, cards, video games and etc) from the locker room.
I have to confirm if air hockey was also banned, if so, then Tomlin must be fired, it isn’t American to ban air hockey.
I am sure they will find a way to blame GTA V for this.
The Pittsburgh Steelers demoted second-year tackle Mike Adams following his play in the loss to the Minnesota Vikings and Tuesday during his press conference, head coach Mike Tomlin was asked if he still sees something in the Ohio State product moving forward.
"Absolutely I do," Tomlin said. "The most important thing is not maybe what's happened to him to this...
Uh, let's be honest -- Steelers Coach Tomlin says "Obviously" a lot. Yep, yep, yep, yep, yep, yep, yep. I know. [Kissing Suzy Kolber]
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