Mike Tomlin

Steelers Not Holding Anything Back On Kick Coverage Decisions

The kick coverage was great Sunday. Well, pretty great.  But other than my nitpicking and cynical nature, the Pittsburgh Steelers held Tyreek Hill in check for one of the worst games on the season. Mike Tomlin said they had to “sell out” to stop him because in an elimination game,…


Tomlin Not Anticipating More Communication System Issues Against Patriots

The Pittsburgh Steelers have had several communication system issues in previous games against the New England Patriots in Foxboro at Gillette Stadium and they’ve been well-documented. Because of that, Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was asked Tuesday during his weekly press conference if he’s expecting everything to go smoothly with…





2017 South Side Questions: Does AB Deserve The Backlash?

The regular season is now over, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are taking their practices at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While the postseason is now upon us, there is plenty left to be done. And there…



Tomlin Praises Defense’s Resolve After Giving Up Opening Touchdown

Mike Tomlin said he thought it was the first opening drive touchdown given up by the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense all year long. Survey says…he’s right. Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth. Even though they got hit early, the Steelers never wilted. They tightened the screws and…


Tomlin Says Steelers Plan To Keep Ball Away From Hill

I’m sure that headline won’t surprise you. Bet it’ll make you feel a little better though. Mike Tomlin sat down for my favorite interview of the week, his conversation with Bob Labriola. They talked about an array of things, all of which you can read here over at Steelers.com, including…



Steelers Versus Chiefs: Divisional Round Week Projected Inactive List

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday night in a Divisional Round playoff game and based on the team’s Friday injury report, it looks like several players will miss that contest as unhealthy scratches. The list of seven inactive players this week will likely include at least…


Steelers Spin: Divisional Playoffs Rants And Ramblings

Playoffs? You kidding me? I just hope we win a game. These were the immortal words of then Indianapolis Colts coach Jim Mora at a press conference years ago. And although he was deflecting questions following a disappointing regular season loss for his team, his words should be the mantra…


Big Ben Needs To Continue Being Balanced Ben In Postseason Rematches

Sunday’s matchup against the Kansas City Chiefs will be the tenth occasion in which Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will meet a regular season foe again the post season under coach Mike Tomlin.  Including the victory over the Miami Dolphins last weekend, Roethlisberger has compelled a 6-3 record in postseason…


Steelers Vs Chiefs X Factor: Coaching Staff

I know, I know. Super cheesy answer. It’s the PBS after-school special of choices, the coaching staff. I might as well evoke Jimmy McGinty’s “they gotta have heart” and call it a day. Heart. Miles and miles of heart. What I’m saying is it’s perfectly ok to cry to The Replacements….


2017 South Side Questions: How Does Time Change Affect Steelers?

The regular season is now over, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are taking their practices at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While the postseason is now upon us, there is plenty left to be done. And there…