Wednesday Notebook: No linebacker controversy in Pittsburgh

 

Starting in place of Lawrence Timmons Monday night, inside linebacker Keyaron Fox led the Steelers with 9 total tackles including 8 solo tackles against the Broncos Fox drew praise from head coach Mike Tomlin following the game and again on Tuesday at Tomlin’s weekly press conference. “Guys like James Farrior and Keyaron Fox really created a lot of disruption,” Tomlin said. Even though neither guy registered a sack, they created disruption. They broke the pocket down. Guys did a nice job complementing that with solid coverage on the back end, and as the evening wore on we were able to gain a significant advantage in that regard.” There is some thought around the Steelers that Keyaron Fox is a better fit for the Steelers system, playing a Larry Foote kind of role but the coaching staff doesn’t see it that way and neither do I. According to sources, when healthyRead More »