What we learned from Steelers season-crushing loss versus the Jacksonville Jaguars

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The Steelers are not a team 'on the rise' and are in jeopardy of having a losing season

Make no mistake, we are not a 'team on the rise', as Tomlin likes to say. While there are myriad reasons why we find ourselves in this predicament, the two glaring reasons, in my opinion, of course, are that our offense, led by Matt Canada, is ineffective and our defense lacks quality players are key positions.

No disrespect to any player or any coach, but if you don't and/or can't see that what you're calling isn't working and you don't have the wherewithal to change what you're calling or to acquire better players in order to call what you want to call, that's unacceptable and that falls on Tomlin.

I like Tomlin and I am glad he is our head coach, but enough is enough. Something has to give. Regardless of the result of our Thursday Night game against the Tennessee Titans, he has to have the courage to make significant changes.


When I say significant changes, I mean changes to the scheme and changes to personnel. That probably won't happen but it should. Hey, what do I know? I'm only a fan like you, but I am a fan who has been around since the 1970s, so I think that affords me a little credibility.

In any event, on to the Tennessee Titans.

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