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Old 12-16-2011, 08:01 AM   #18
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Default Re: Steelers' Tomlin backs Harrison suspension

Originally Posted by tanda10506 View Post
The question I have seen a lot is, "what was he supposed to say"? What he should have said is exactly what he told his players to say: nothing! He can't really say anything in james' favor, so be quite and dont further damage an already impossible appeal by saying it was "illegal" when it was a legitimate tackle.
IMO the important thing is to not make it any more of an issue then it already is. The last thing this team needs is anything that can be a distaction from the task at hand. Beating the 49ers. Tomlin is a class act. As I mentioned in another thread, he did what a coach is supposed to do. Address the situation but don't add any fuel to the fire. Make sure the other players on the team follow your lead. Then put it to rest and move on.
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