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It was as if Mike Tomlin were thumbing his nose not only to the significance of DUI crimes but also to the broader sense of discipline every coach must instill.
All kinds of justification is sure to follow the dual arrest of the Steelers’ two running backs, Le’Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount, by Ross Township police Wednesday.
It's hilarious now, but the Steelers have spent most of their offseason downplaying the relevance of all the speed that’s suddenly up and down their roster.
It’s a series or two for the starters, then a slew of second-half backups and bungles that only the Edmund Nelson in your life could appreciate.
Maybe Markus Wheaton had lost a bet. Or maybe he just wanted to stay dry from the steady rain that soaked Saint Vincent College all Sunday long.
“I wasn’t surprised at all,” Ryan Shazier insisted to reporters Monday when asked about the Steelers’ backs-on-backers drill.
Ben Roethlisberger looks and sounds fantastic, but don’t take my word for it. “This is the most excited I’ve been about any offense I’ve had,” Todd Haley was telling me.
The Steelers, who I’ve heard hail from the town with the great football team, have been anything but great of late as they embark on their 82nd season Friday.
To look at Francisco Liriano in Wednesday's 6-1 slapdown of the Dodgers at PNC Park, it's eminently clear he's at least close.