The Pittsburgh Steelers struggled with communication problems in the first half of their 28-21 loss at New England Thursday night, with their coach-to-coach headset system echoing the Patriots’ radio broadcast for most of the first half. Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin told reporters of the headset issues after the…
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.
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"…
The NFL fined Mike Tomlin $100,000 for getting in the way of Jacoby Jones's kick return. The Steelers were not fined, but they may have to forfeit a 2014 draft pick or have their draft position altered. In the meantime, let the memes continue. Please enjoy Tomlin tripping the Islanders' Andrew MacDonald.
The Ravens' site just put up footage from the Baltimore sideline right after the Mike Tomlin screwed with Jacoby Jones's return. It's pretty great.
Mike Tomlin's sideline dance in front of Ravens returner Jacoby Jones could end up hurting the Steelers in more than a fine.
Steelers coach Mike Tomlin sees Jason Kidd's staged soda spill and raises him an "'accidentally' step onto field and prevent Jacoby Jones from reaching the end zone on a kickoff return."
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…
The 0-4 Steelers will spend less time shooting pool and playing ping pong, and more time trying to not be 0-4 thanks to a new team edict banning games in the locker room.
After Tomlin's Tuesday press conference, those jagoffs at Benstonium counted them up. Obviously.
This is pretty much the perfect 21st century NFL story, pairing the coldly impersonal nature of personnel moves with the vapidity of social media relationships. After the Steelers made their final roster cuts, head coach Mike Tomlin promptly unfollowed them on Twitter.
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…
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…
Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin dropped by Lexington yesterday to check out the top-ranked Kentucky Wildcats' SEC match against Ole Miss as a guest of UK head coach John Calipari, a Pittsburgh-area native.