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Carter’s Classroom: Woes bigger than Fichtner ☕


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James Conner (30) talks with Randy Fichtner at Heinz Field - MATT SUNDAY / DKPS

The Steelers' 17-10 loss to the Bills featured the most turnovers by their offense in 2019 with four interceptions by Devlin Hodges and a lost fumble by Diontae Johnson.

But Hodges' interceptions stuck out broadly in the team's narrow loss. Especially when he threw the ball 38 times in a game most expected the Steelers to favor the run in order to control the clock and protect the ball.

The obvious question after the game challenged why Randy Fichtner would have the Steelers run the ball 15 times compared to Hodges' 38 pass attempts with an undrafted rookie making his fourth NFL start.

And even when Hodges threw, did the plays that were called give him a chance to succeed? Or were they too complicated to expect a player of his caliber to succeed?

Let's dive into Fichtner's play calling and where it left the Steelers:

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