NFL Playoffs 2011: Pittsburgh Steelers, Mike Tomlin Stay Cool In Win Over Ravens

January 16, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

If you watched Saturday's taut match between the hometown Pittsburgh Steelers and visiting Baltimore Ravens, you not only saw an outstanding football game, but also got a bird's-eye view of two very different types of head coaches. 
At least in terms of their sideline demeanor.
While we witnessed endless frenetic movement and frequent loud outbursts from Baltimore's emotional head man John Harbaugh, Steeler head coach Mike Tomlin barely budged from the spot he took immediate residence on and never seemed to change a facial expression only occasionally in full view due to the deft positioning of his ever trusty clipboard.  
But in the eyes, you could see a level of calm intensity that allowed both Tomlin and his team to maintain focus even after a couple of first half blowups cost Pittsburgh 14 gimme points (to an otherwise inept Baltimore offense) that left the home-side down at the half 21-7.
Early in the third, though, the game changed for good in one go...

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