Mike Tomlin Has Intertwined His Own Fate With That of Bruce Arians’

January 9, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Amongst all the controversy surrounding the third year offensive coordinator of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Mike Tomlin has made a move that has the majority of Steelers nation shaking their collective heads.
After a meeting that lasted several hours, Bruce Arians walked out of Tomlin's office with his job intact. He will enter the final year of his contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers as their offensive coordinator.
Many non-Steelers fans may wonder why there was ever any controversy at all, considering the fact that Bruce Arians led his offense to the super bowl and won it just one season ago. Not to mention, he followed that up in 2009 with a season statistically better than the last.
The Steelers passing offense went from 15th in the league in 2008 to fifth best in the league in 2009. Their running game even improved from 23rd best in the league to 19th. But, probably the most telling stat is Pittsburgh's offense overall went from being ranked 22nd in the league after ...

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