Latest Steelers Buzz: Playoff Debacle & What’s next for the Steelers

 

‘Fire Mike Tomlin, Fire Mike Tomlin, Fire Mike Tomlin’……… ‘The coach has to go’…….. ‘That will solve everything’…….. Right? Mike Tomlin deserves to be criticized to the extent he is today for being passive in Sunday’s debacle but anything beyond that is wrong when it comes to him losing his job for Sunday’s loss. The job of the head coach is to make high pressure decisions based on where momentum is going and Mike Tomlin failed in the third quarter when the Steelers were buzzing. Tomlin was living in his fears by trying to play the field position game. The decision to punt had logic in trying to pin the Browns back as Tomlin’s defense was finally showing some life, but that logic loses value when you factor in that you have a JV level punter, which the Steelers do. So, yeah, it was a major coaching blunder by TomlinRead More »

Steelers defense allows 5 TD’s, produces 0 sacks

 

That vaunted Steelers with the so called best defensive line in football, best outside linebacker in football and an all-pro safety, were dominated all over the field by the Cleveland Browns in Sunday’s 47-38 loss. Pittsburgh produced 0 sacks, 0 turnovers, while the Browns needed just 65 plays to produce 5 touchdowns and 2 field goals.

Roethlisberger throws for 501 yards, 4 interceptions

 

The Pittsburgh Steelers turned the ball over four times on their first Six offensive drives in Sunday’s 48-37 loss to the Cleveland Browns. It was a joke of a start to the game for Ben Roethlisberger & Co as the Steelers fell into a 28-0 hole and while they made things interesting in the second half, it was good tonight by the middle of the 2nd quarter. Roethlisberger had some godly numbers, throwing for 4 touchdown passes and 501 yards on 68 attempts, but, this game was lost in the first half where Roethlisberger was 9/17 for 66 yards with interceptions through the Steelers first six drives. Just inexcusable and that has to be the takeaway from the loss, not what we saw in the second half when the Browns went into prevent. Ben Roethlisberger vs Browns: 47/68, 501 Yards, 4 Touchdowns / 4 Interceptions

Maurkice Pouncey a disaster in wildcard loss

 

Maurkice Pouncey was a disaster in the Steelers 48-37 loss to the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. Pouncey handed the Browns a gift on the first play of the game resulting in a Browns recovery in the end zone and a 7-0 lead. But, it didn’t end there. The ensuing series, Ben Roethlisberger is pressured and picked off as he over throws Benny Snell on a dump off for a brutal INT. Moments later, Baker Mayfield connects with Jarvis Landry for a 40 yard touchdown and it’s 14-0 Browns just 5:14 in. Pouncey would strike again with the Steelers trailing 14-0 as he got blown off the line of scrimmage on third and, one forcing the Steelers to punt on their next series. It didn’t end there for Pouncey for who had another botched snap on 4th and 1 at the goal line. The 31 year old who has been decliningRead More »