Steelers HC Mike Tomlin Bengals Post Game Press Conference
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin addressed the media in his post game press conference after the win versus the Bengals Thursday night. Injury wise, Tomlin said running back Willie Parker tweeked his knee again and they will not know more on him until Friday. Defensive end Brett Keisel might have suffered a serious knee injury, he will have it tested on Friday as well. Wide receiver Santonio Holmes suffered a concussion and was held out as a precaution. Tomlin said both the offense and defense stumbled out of the gate but recovered after making adjustments. Tomlin praised the Bengals scheme of getting the ball out quick in the passing game. Tomlin said the kickoff return sparked things and continued to praise the play of backup running back Gary Russell. Tomlin also said it was obviously great to have tight end Heath Miller back and he played a big role in tonight\’s win. Tomlin called the punting by Paul Ernster horrible and that would be addressed.