Stephen A. calls out Mike Tomlin: Steelers fans crave a ‘Steel Curtain’ resurgence | First Take

  • Опубликовано: 16 сентября 2019
  • Stephen A. Smith says Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin is under pressure this season after Pittsburgh’s disappointing 0-2 start and calls for Tomlin to revive “The Steel Curtain.”
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  • Dead Pool
    Dead Pool  3 дней назад


    • StillerFanTV
      StillerFanTV  3 дней назад

      Whenever people talk about how great Tomlin's record is, they never state that his playoff record is a pedestrian 8-7. And if you take a deeper look at that playoff record, you'll see a massive discrepancy between his first 4 years and his last 8 years. Think about that discrepancy and then realize what Mike Tomlin inherited from Bill Cowher: 1] a very talented team that was one season removed from a Super Bowl win. 2] a team that had a ton of great veteran leaders (Hines Ward, Troy Polamalu, Aaron Smith, James Farrior, etc.) 3] Bill Cowher's culture (team and toughness, not individuality and thumping your chest & running your mouth) and 4] a quarterback that had already gone through his NFL growing pains and was an established star, well on his way to a Hall of Fame career. But the national talking heads keep yapping about that great regular season record.

      • KICK BACK
        KICK BACK  7 дней назад

        Shazier was the start of the solution

        • Endoe Nova
          Endoe Nova  1 недель назад

          Well skip to now.. Steelers are at the top in takeaways

          • DarthGilez J12G
            DarthGilez J12G  2 недель назад

            Dude mike tomlin is a GD Cheerleader!!!!! He needs to be fired now!!

            • MrT SteelersFan1223
              MrT SteelersFan1223  2 недель назад

              You need great players like they had in the 70s to form a Steeler Curtain Defense again! The players today are getting better!

              • evan browne
                evan browne  2 недель назад

                When Big Ben took control of the team Tomlin lost it.

                • Kevin Miller
                  Kevin Miller  2 недель назад

                  As a Steeler Loyalist, I agree w parts of everyones comments, however the one thing that stands out is Stephen A Smiths point that Tomlins Defenive expertise is faultering and everyone sees it!
                  We do wholehearedly expect to have an elite defensive scheme thats consisent with the History of Pittsburgh

                  • Vincent Veliz
                    Vincent Veliz  2 недель назад

                    Tomlin does not have control of his team with the same discipline as cowher or noll

                    • A.c. Harsh
                      A.c. Harsh  3 недель назад

                      The Steelers win despite Tomlin and his not because of Tomlin and his staff

                      • Nate Germany
                        Nate Germany  3 недель назад

                        Stephen A BIG FACTS BIG FACTS💯

                        • Chris MJ
                          Chris MJ  3 недель назад

                          He took over one of the best organizations in sports with great D and hall of game qb. He was given the keys to the Ferrari and all he had to do was keep in on the road now he is running into a ditch. The defense he has drafted and created is horrible. His buddy buddy relationship with Keith "Bumpkin" Butler has cost them dearly. He constantly makes mind boggling game time decisions, can't manage the clock, never makes half time adjustments, plays down to the competition... If he was such a great coach why is everyone always talking about how bad he sucks. Ben and team talent can't cover up you shoddy coaching anymore. Tomlin's specialty was defensive backs and the Steelers defensive backs are consistently burned. Writing is on the wall.. time to move on Tomlin.

                          • Kesley Cottrell
                            Kesley Cottrell  3 недель назад

                            Give Tomlin a break. The Steelers got some rebuilding to do. We will get there.

                            • Louis Joseph
                              Louis Joseph  3 недель назад

                              Steven A is great

                              • Billy Hudgins
                                Billy Hudgins  3 недель назад

                                Disagree. Tomlin is not a motivator. His success (real success) was on the back of Coach Cowher. He often looks clueless on the sideline and his press conferences are emotionless. Tomlin stinks at drafting defense which is inexcusable with his defensive background. I'm tired of (for a long time) of the buddy coach and dream of another Cowher.

                                • Gregory Pollack
                                  Gregory Pollack  3 недель назад

                                  Keith Butler sucks as a defensive coordinator.
                                  Tomlin doesn't play to his players strengths.
                                  The new offensive coordinator sucks also.
                                  Time for Pittsburgh to change the coaching staff from top to bottom.

                                  • ClubMayview
                                    ClubMayview  3 недель назад

                                    Fans crave a Mike Tomlin resignation. Time management. play calling, and player respect have been terrible for the last 4 years.

                                    • blazingsaddles012
                                      blazingsaddles012  3 недель назад

                                      Steelers need to rid themselves of Tonkin but it won’t happen, that would upset al sharpton. Mass boycott of Steelers games

                                      • Ti To
                                        Ti To  3 недель назад

                                        Dump talk if NE lost Tom Brady u think bill will throw the ball tomlin lost his QB any coach loses QB that good will not be the same team dumb topic they wanna tomlin loses his jop for years she Big Ben get injury

                                        • TN Squire
                                          TN Squire  3 недель назад

                                          Stephen A is an idiot. Tomlin was 75% his first 5 years with Cowher’s team and about 55% since. So his .640 win percentage is all front loaded. The man is bad at coaching football and needs to be fired.

                                          • Shaun Sweeney
                                            Shaun Sweeney  3 недель назад

                                            No pressure on Tomlin because the Steelers have only had 4 coaches since 1969. Larry Foster, Chuck Noll, Bill Cowher, Mike Tomlin. No pressure on Mike at all. What is Tomlin record in play offs? Not good at all! Steelers will be lucky to win a game. Tomlin winning record is good because of our division. 0-3 with 5 turn overs and no offense!

                                            • jesus hinojosa
                                              jesus hinojosa  3 недель назад

                                              Michael A. Smith hit the mail on the head Mile Tomlin is a defensive of coach and was a secondary coach and the biggest weakness is the passing defense and they have issues on stopping the run bit to me that stems from poor coverage people live in the past about players we had. Simple fact we have alot of talent on that defense and speed but that doesnt matter when they are not prepared when defending against the pass, they look lost confused dont know there assignment. He has deployed zone schemes man schemes and nothing works. Tomlin is not and Xs and Os coach he doesnt prepare good game plans well, not just him his coordinators to. The offense is predictable. Cant chalk it up to players the talent is there it's the coaches inability to come up with good game plans they get out coached.

                                              • Terry F
                                                Terry F  3 недель назад

                                                Replace Tomlin

                                                • Ben Santiago
                                                  Ben Santiago  3 недель назад

                                                  The whole thing with people calling for Tomlin's head seems to go back to that game against the Jaguars game.They won the division in 2017,had a 2 week break,hosted the divisional game at home and people were expecting them to win and they gave up something like 42 points and lost

                                                  • Gary Chalk
                                                    Gary Chalk  3 недель назад

                                                    a Stephen A u was all over Marvin Lewis losing his job do the same with Tomlin, won sum playoff games n a SB wit Bill Cowher players i guess he's safe huh, never won none with his own players, u got big Ben AB, and Levon Bell and zero rings to show for he should be fired flat out

                                                    • Aaron Calderon
                                                      Aaron Calderon  3 недель назад

                                                      Stephen A: Let me say this

                                                      Stephen A. proceeds to yell

                                                      • DJ Tanner
                                                        DJ Tanner  4 недель назад

                                                        First off, shut up Molly.
                                                        Secondly...You don't run an organization based on what the fans want. If you listen to what the fans always want, your team will end up in shambles.
                                                        Third...We need better coaches. It's ok to have a bad season. We will get better talent next season and start over. This year is over.

                                                        • sactown steelers
                                                          sactown steelers  4 недель назад

                                                          One the QB is not the one. No he can't bcos Rudolf is a backup not a starter shoulda kept dobbs. Now what he has to start Hodges a little experience goes a long way. Also get rid of Nelson

                                                          • Christopher B.
                                                            Christopher B.  4 недель назад

                                                            Is this the begining of the end

                                                            • Yodie Jones
                                                              Yodie Jones  4 недель назад

                                                              I wanna hear that Mike Tomlins job is on the line.

                                                              • LaToya Sam
                                                                LaToya Sam  4 недель назад

                                                                They're both right. The Steelers defense stinks and that's why they're 0-3. They lost yesterday

                                                                • Harold Keil
                                                                  Harold Keil  4 недель назад

                                                                  Steelers ain't what they used to be. Sad.

                                                                  • Emmanuel Ellis
                                                                    Emmanuel Ellis  4 недель назад

                                                                    Let me get this straight, Pittsburgh has a second rnd and two fourth rnd, a sixth and seventh in 2020 draft so if we suck in 2019 we get no help in 2020? Basically a classic desperation move to save office jobs. You never ever make that many daft pick trades unless your getting Pat Mahomes! I hope the lockout last all of next year!!!!

                                                                    • Taylor W.
                                                                      Taylor W.  4 недель назад

                                                                      I agree with Max here 100

                                                                      • Jr Woodson
                                                                        Jr Woodson  4 недель назад

                                                                        Mike's job is on the line. So get over it

                                                                        • BigBarnV1
                                                                          BigBarnV1  4 недель назад

                                                                          Every time I hear blitzburgh I expect to see Kevin green smashing through something

                                                                          • Jose Vasquez
                                                                            Jose Vasquez  4 недель назад

                                                                            Tomlin only won a Superbowl because he inherit Cowers team.

                                                                            • Neal Zalagens
                                                                              Neal Zalagens  4 недель назад

                                                                              I don't care for this dude but for once I agree with him

                                                                              • Michael Pfersich
                                                                                Michael Pfersich  4 недель назад

                                                                                They all need to seem to be getting on the same page

                                                                            • Joe Schmo
                                                                              Joe Schmo  4 недель назад

                                                                              Tomlin’s job shouldn’t be in the line. He doesn’t have his franchise QB and his former #1 WR became the most hated man in sports.

                                                                              • Jacque Salas
                                                                                Jacque Salas  4 недель назад

                                                                                Good video but had to give it a thumbs down cause molly opened her dumb mouth. Like nails on a chalkboard that voice 😖😖

                                                                                • LAWSON PRITCHETT
                                                                                  LAWSON PRITCHETT  4 недель назад

                                                                                  Why do Stephen have to yell all the time I just can’t watch anymore

                                                                                  • Adam DeMouy
                                                                                    Adam DeMouy  4 недель назад

                                                                                    Mike Tomlin has done something no other Pittsburgh coach has done and that’s lose 3 times to the Jaguars in the playoffs...

                                                                                    • Thomas Quick
                                                                                      Thomas Quick  4 недель назад

                                                                                      Just STFU Steven asshole

                                                                                      • Mike G
                                                                                        Mike G  4 недель назад

                                                                                        Stephen A Smith doesn’t have a front hairline. It’s a high neckline.

                                                                                        • 33moneyball
                                                                                          33moneyball  4 недель назад

                                                                                          Tomlin has gotten it done with a prodigious amount of offensive talent..,at no point have they appeared to be a well coached or well schemed team.

                                                                                          • Porkchop Gravy
                                                                                            Porkchop Gravy  4 недель назад

                                                                                            Ab not anymore in new England gone in one game lol

                                                                                            • David Ryan
                                                                                              David Ryan  4 недель назад

                                                                                              Tomlin went 8 out of the last 12 seasons without winning a playoff game with a hall of fame franchise quarterback and top 5 offensive line. That is unacceptable! It's been a steady decline. They failed to make the playoffs last season WITH Antonio Brown.

                                                                                              • Gerrie Copeland
                                                                                                Gerrie Copeland  4 недель назад

                                                                                                Rooneys need to " FIRE" yes Stv A smith! Isaid FIRE"! Im aloud to say it! Tell us we cant talk about his job! You carpetbagger fan! ..hire Jim Harbough ! If he would leave Michigan.. i think he would if Steelers offered