Mike Tomlin, Reggie Nelson Have Lively Discussion After Bengals-Steelers

Bengals safety Reggie Nelson took out Le'Veon Bell in tonight's game with a low—but legal—hit to Bell's leg. The Steelers back exited the game; team doctors say he has a hyperextended knee. Coincidentally, coach Mike Tomlin had an animated conversation with Nelson after the game. » 12/29/14 12:23am 12/29/14 12:23am

Mike Tomlin Said "Obviously" 322 Times In Press Conferences This Year

We've noticed that Mike Tomlin likes to say "obviously" a lot, but just how much is a lot? Andrew McGill of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has crunched the numbers for the last four years of Tomlin pressers, finding that "obviously" was the coach's 25th-most used word, trailing only essential pieces of vocab like "the"… » 1/13/14 12:12pm 1/13/14 12:12pm

Say Goodbye To The Steelers' Somersaulting Celebrations

Last week, with the Steelers staring hard at 0-4 for the first time in 45 years, coach Mike Tomlin decreed that the pool and ping pong tables at the team's practice facility were off-limits to all players. Because that's the fix that was needed. But then the Steelers won! And they took joy from it! And we just can't… » 10/15/13 1:51pm 10/15/13 1:51pm

Hey, It's Mike Tomlin And Some Tattooed Woman On The Hood Of A Car

My goodness, the unbridled Yinzerness of this image. The Steelers' coach, wearing a Steelers cap, on the hood of a convertible outside some dive bar, in the arms of a smiling woman who looks like she never wants to let go. There's even a guy wearing jorts cargo shorts in the background. To borrow one of Tomlin's… » 7/22/13 12:42pm 7/22/13 12:42pm

Even If Icing The Kicker Doesn't Work, It's Better Than Never Icing The Kicker

Mike Tomlin iced the kicker twice last night, but with an unfortunate twist: First, he called a timeout on his own kicker, Shaun Suisham, who proceeded to miss a 54-yarder. Then he stopped the Titans' Rob Bironas just as he was about to attempt the game-winning 40-yarder. Bironas waited two minutes and nailed the… » 10/12/12 4:05pm 10/12/12 4:05pm

If You're A Reporter From Outside Pittsburgh And You Want To Ask Mike Tomlin A Question, Make It Quick Don't Make It About Past Losses (UPDATED)

In keeping with the NFL's standard in-season practice of making coaches available to reporters from the opposing city on the Wednesday before an upcoming game, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin did a conference call today with the beat crew from Jacksonville. Well, sort of. He had little patience for any of it, and he let… » 10/12/11 7:05pm 10/12/11 7:05pm