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Pittsburgh radio hosts are done with Mike Tomlin as Steelers coach

The Steelers made history wrong Thursday night, but the audience at Pittsburgh's 93.7 The Fan knows who needs to turn their heads for that.

The Steelers lost 21-18 to the Patriots, and with their loss to Arizona in Week 13, they became the first team above .500 to be relegated to below .500 for at least eight consecutive games. .

“The worst two-game streak of the Mike Tomlin era. “The team missed the playoffs,” Andrew Filipponi, co-host of The PM Show, wrote of X. “I'm just curious, how are Pro (Mike) Tomlin Steelers fans defending him now?”

Earlier this week, Filipponi insisted on parting ways with Tomlin, who coached the Steelers for 17 seasons.

Thursday's results did little to change that.

“Please have a conversation.” he wrote. “Ask Tomlin what he wants to do. Tell him he won't give him a contract extension. Let him interview with another team. Then trade him there. Try again.”

Tomlin, 51, had a 170-99-2 record with the Steelers and led them to the 2009 Super Bowl.


Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin watches from the sideline. AP

However, the Steelers have not won in the playoffs since losing to the Patriots in the 2016 AFC Championship Game.

Pittsburgh, with backup QB Mitch Trubisky starting and incumbent Kenny Pickett out with an ankle injury, trailed 21-3 and the crowd at Acresure Stadium chanted for third-string QB Mason Rudolph. started.

“We've got to play better,” Trubisky said. “I feel like I let the players down. It's disappointing. We didn't play well enough to win.”

The Steelers' latest loss drops them to 7-6, dropping them from fifth to eighth in the AFC and making their path to the playoffs even more difficult.

“It's definitely stinging, but it keeps coming back,” Tomlin said.


Steelers quarterback Mitch Trubisky (10) is tackled by New England Patriots linebacker Jawaun Bentley.
Steelers quarterback Mitch Trubisky (10) is tackled by New England Patriots linebacker Jawaun Bentley. USA TODAY Sports (via Reuters Con)

Even if Filipponi and 93.7's The Fan team have their way, the coach definitely won't.

“Is it time for Mike Tomlin's masterpiece to happen? Eat my dirty pants. Finest job?” Dorin Dickerson, former NFL tight end and co-host of “The Fan Morning Show.'' person It is said that he will open the show on Friday.. “The question is this…is it time to say goodbye to Mike Tomlin, whether it’s by firing him or by trading him?”

Dickerson noted that a hallmark of Tomlin's tenure in Pittsburgh was the team's ability to bounce back after a loss.

“He didn't do it this time, and not only did he not do it, he sat down 21-3 midway through the second quarter against a team that had scored 13 points in the previous three games,” Dickerson said. said. “You've been embarrassed for several weeks in a row. That tells you that his peers used to buy in and now they're losing it. So what else? Is there? That was a must-win game against the scum of NFL society. In my opinion, he lost to this team, so he has to go.”

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