Originally written on Steel City Blitz  |  Last updated 1/4/13

CINCINNATI - SEPTEMBER 27: Mike Tomlin the Head Coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers is pictured during the NFL game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on September 27, 2009 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
In his final press conference of the disappointing 2012 season, Pittsburgh Steelers’ Head Coach Mike Tomlin was for the most part his usual self. Watching and listening to a Tomlin presser is often like trying to decipher a Little Orphan Annie Decoder ring. It starts out with all kinds of anticipation and then leaves you feeling completely perplexed and disappointed. In other words, Tomlin can often say much with few words or as is more often the case, he says much with little substance or information to the listener. I did however hear one thing from that final presser last week that I believe Tomlin could not have been more correct about and it’s something all of us as fans should be watching intently for next year. I’m paraphrasing a bit here, but Tomlin essentially said, “Great teams don’t make great plays during games, the make plays when the moments are great and we didn’t do that this year.” He could not have been more right and I can see those words either coming back to hau...
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