Posts Tagged ‘mike-tomlin’

Steelers Coach Mike Tomlin Speaks to Todd Haley About OC Opening

Add another name to the list of possible OC candidates, as today Mike Tomlin spoke to former Chiefs head coach Toddy Haley about the position. According to, Tomlin spoke to Todd at the team’s practice facility. The 45-year-old was canned by the Chiefs late in the season with three games left. He was 5-8 […]

Did the Steelers Force OC Bruce Arians Out?

Reading a lot more about the Bruce Arians *retirement* today, it’s starting to sound more and more like the OC was forced out, and it wasn’t just Mike Tomlin’s decision. The Post-Gazette reports that team president Art Rooney II made a rather strong recommendation to Tomlin to not renew Arians’ contract. In other worse, Arians […]

Steelers OC Bruce Arians Retiring from Coaching Says Mike Tomlin

The Steelers will have a new offensive coordinator in 2012, as Mike Tomlin said today that offensive coordinator Bruce Arians is retiring from coaching. The 57-year-old Arians joined the Steelers as the wide receivers coach in 2004 and was promoted to offensive coordinator in 2007. Tomlin announced the move in a statement Friday, lauding Arians […]

Father of Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin Passes Away in Florida

Thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin, as the Steelers confirmed today that Tomlin’s dad died Monday in Ocala, Florida. Ed Tomlin, who was 63, apparently suffered a fatal heart attack. The Steelers have yet to release a statement regarding Ed Tomlin’s death.

Steelers Safety Clark Says He’s Ok Sitting Out Sunday in Denver

Ryan Clark says he has no objections to coach Mike Tomlin’s decision not to play him in Sunday’s wild card playoff game in Denver. The combination of higher altitude and Clark’s blood condition led to major medical complications when he last played there against the Broncos in 2007. “I said, ‘Okay, coach.’ There wasn’t a […]

Steelers Decide to Sit Ryan Clark for Sunday’s Playoff Game in Denver

Ryan Clark will not play in Sunday’s AFC wild-card game in Denver, a move that had to be expected after he almost died their in a game in 2007. The Steelers safety has the sickle cell trait, and his blood had a violent reaction to the high altitude after a game that almost cost him […]

Report: Expect the Steelers to Play QB Ben Roethlisberger 25 to 30 Snaps Sunday

Mike Tomlin said on Tuesday that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has a “shot” to play Sunday in Cleveland, and now there’s word that the team really doesn’t want him to sit for two straight games getting set for the postseason. Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette says that the Steelers want Roethlisberger to play about 25-30 […]

Talks with Goodell “Very Productive” According to Tomlin

Mike Tomlin called discussions with Commissioner Roger Goodell “very productive” at his weekly news conference today. Tomlin and team president Art Rooney II spent Thursday in New York meeting with Goodell about recent statements and actions regarding player safety, including fines being levied on the Steelers in which they feel fall within the rules. “We […]