Pittsburgh Steelers: Mike Tomlin Confronts ESPN Reporter for Leaking Play

January 21, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Last Saturday, before the Pittsburgh Steelers hosted the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC divisional playoff round, ESPN reporter Bob Holtzman shared what he thought was a harmless account of things to expect in the third installment of the rivalry this season.
Two Steelers have told me, if they catch the Ravens in the right defense, they have a trick play ready to go today that they've never run before...
Holtzman went on to mention that the play would involve someone other than Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger throwing the football.

Well, in a game where a single yard gained or lost could be the difference towards winning or losing, Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin did not see it as a harmless remark.

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