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Mike Tomlin says Steelers' defense bringing more pressure

Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said that defensive coordinator Keith Butler has been dialing up more blitzes as the season progressed and now that player are more accustomed to the new scheme. "We've been bringing the left outside linebackers three to four times more often than we would bring the right outside linebacker," Tomlin said, via "Such is life. It's...
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Tomlin On Jarvis Jones: “He’s Been Solid”

Though much maligned by Pittsburgh Steelers fans, Mike Tomlin says he’s been pleased with the work third-year outside linebacker Jarvis Jones has put in during the first four weeks. “He’s been solid. I like the violence with which he’s played. His hands have been heavy. He’s done a nice job... The post Tomlin On Jarvis Jones: “He’s Been Solid” appeared first on Steelers...
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This weekend in NFL stupid: The Miami Dolphins

This year on This weekend in NFL stupid, we’re focusing on one extremely stupid winner with an honorable mention or two on a weekly basis. To close out Week 4 of the 2015 regular season, we look back on another disappointing performance from the league’s most disappointing team. The winner: Miami Dolphins This goes to 1-3 Miami for its decision to give Ndamukong Suh a six...
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The two biggest decisions in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ loss

Mike Tomlin has been repeatedly criticized for his play calling in last Thursday’s 23-20 overtime loss to Baltimore. Like I wrote in my last article, it is hard to pinpoint any one play or play call for the Steelers’ loss because there were several guilty parties involved. When you let a 20-7 lead evaporate, everyone did their part (or didn’t depending on how you want to look...
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Pittsburgh Steeler fans should stop blaming Mike Tomlin

Just when you thought the whole “Tomlin won with Cowher’s players” narrative was a thing of the past, you go to a bar and get into a discussion about the Steelers agonizing 23-20 overtime loss to Baltimore at Heinz Field on Thursday night, and you realize those sentiments will probably always exist among some fans. The fan yours truly was talking to at the bar Saturday night...
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Juice This: Losing the Lead

Of quarterbacks and nightmares… NFL quarterbacks can make your fantasies come true and your nightmares as well. We’ll explain. Plus, you are better off playing from behind in the NFL. Or are you? But first… Mike Tomlin, you’re fired. You can’t lose that game Thursday night against Baltimore. You can’t. And make no mistake, the Steelers—specifically Tomlin—lost it...
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Steelers Fans Calling For Team To Bring Back Former Kicker Jeff Reed--And He's Up For It!

Josh Scobee's house in Pittsburgh has probably been egged by now. After missing two field goals, which caused head coach Mike Tomlin to lose enough confidence in him not to have him attempt a 50-yard field goal, he is going to be persona non grata in Steel Town.If the chatter on Twitter is any indication the fans are hoping the team will cut him loose and bring this guy back:via...
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Mike Tomlin: Steelers will work in Vick's comfort zone

Ben Roethlisberger’s knee injury affects the Pittsburgh Steelers offense, but backup quarterback Michael Vick’s skill set changes it even further. According to Sam Werner of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, head coach Mike Tomlin said the Steelers cannot assume the former No. 1 overall pick is prepared to seamlessly replace for Big Ben. “We’re not going to assume certain...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Tomlin stops buzz about headset issues against Patriots

Mike Tomlin is putting his foot down. The Pittsburgh Steelers’ headset issues during last Thursday night’s season opener against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium caused quite a stir, with Tomlin even showing displeasure after the game. The NFL found the Patriots “had nothing to do with” the communication problems, though, and the league’s explanation apparently...
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Jets had headset issues during playoff game in Pittsburgh

    The New England Patriots aren’t the only team to ever have issues with electronic communications at their stadium, but apparently they are the only team to intentionally sabotage headsets. Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said after Thursday night’s game that there always seems to be a problem with headsets at Gillette Stadium. He certainly implied that it was...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

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