View Full Version : Steelers Echoing Jets; Disfunctional Ways

02-21-2013, 01:18 PM

Excerpt: "Anonymous sources are blasting teammates. Players apparently aren't in shape or focused on winning. Defensive gurus are acting delusional.

Your 2012 New York Jets (http://www.nfl.com/teams/newyorkjets/profile?team=NYJ)? Nope. This is a sudden and stunning review of the state of affairs for thePittsburgh Steelers (http://www.nfl.com/teams/pittsburghsteelers/profile?team=PIT). Members of the supposed model franchise are bickering, calling each other out, flocking to radio and television shows in a fashion that would make the Jets (http://www.nfl.com/teams/newyorkjets/profile?team=NYJ) blush.It's all pretty revealing and alarming.

An unnamed teammate recently told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that LaMarr Woodley was "awful" (http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap1000000139937/article/lamarr-woodley-reportedly-ripped-by-steelers-player) last season, mainly because "he wasn't in shape." Ryan Clark told NFL Network (http://www.nfl.com/videos/pittsburgh-steelers/0ap2000000140211/Clark-Anonymous-player-is-cowardly) the unnamed commentary was "cowardly." Antonio Brown told ESPN (http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2013/02/20/antonio-brown-says-the-steelers-locker-room-was-divided-last-year/) that the Pittsburgh locker room was "divided."Last season's 8-8 third-place finish in the AFC North was not a fluke. ThePittsburgh Steelers (http://www.nfl.com/teams/pittsburghsteelers/profile?team=PIT) have real problems.Mike Tomlin (http://www.nfl.com/player/miketomlin/2527518/profile) is a great coach, but he needs to regain the pulse of the team. Leaders have to step up this offseason." Read more...