Mike Tomlin’s Choice Wins Game for Pittsburgh Steelers

Posted: 20th December 2009 by Taylor O'Brochta in NFL
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Mike Tomlin's choice to go for an onside kick is going to be under fire for the next couple of days. Even though they won the game (which takes a lot of the heat off), it still will be questioned. In the short sight, it looks like one of the worst calls the coach has had, and a sign that he isn't as great a coach as we might have thought. But the truth is Mike Tomlin made the best choice of his career by kicking the onside. In the process, he saved the game and possibly the season with that choice. So let me explain if you're not on board with this yet. Up by two, the Steelers try for a surprise onside kick and almost recover it. To most at the time, the thought is that Tomlin was trying to catch the Packers off guard, which he definitely was. But that wasn't the main reason for the ...

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