Mike Tomlin went on the offensive during his weekly Tuesday press conference. Instead of waiting to respond to questions concerning an underachieving offense, the Steelers head coach led off his 20-plus minute press conference addressing the topic head on.
Pittsburgh’s offense has not lived up to preseason expectations so far. Through two games, the Steelers are 26th in the NFL in scoring, last in first downs accumulated, 31st in rushing and 29th in both third-down and red-zone efficiency. The offense’s lack of success inspired a chant from the crowd calling for offensive coordinator Matt Canada to be fired during the Steelers’ 26-22 win over the Browns.
“We have to get our mojo back,” Tomlin said of the Steelers offense. “We have to get the mojo we played with in the preseason. “We’ve lost that, to be blunt, in the last several weeks.”
Doing a better job anticipating schematics, Tomlin said, is one of the things the Steelers can do a better job of moving forward in an effort to help the offense. Tomlin noted that the Browns specifically did things from a run structure…
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Author : Bryan DeArdo
Publish date : 2023-09-19 18:25:07
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