Both sides are officially denying it thus far, but that's the usual tack when something gets leaked. When you talk about high-pressure coaching jobs in sports, the Pittsburgh gig has to be at or near the top. You're following in the footsteps of two Super Bowl-winning legends, and you're only the third guy to fill the role since the 60's. On the bright side, Tomlin will get a long time to mold his club as long as he stays competitive.
Profootballtalk.com gets some kudos for this, as they picked Tomlin for the Steelers job over a month ago.
I don't know what is more disquieting -- the fact that the rest of the statue is missing, or that it has four toes.
I would wonder though just how far this committee would drop a top team that rested it's starters. They stated a few times that Oregon's loss to Arizona wasn't a big deal because of an injured offensive lineman that didn't play but was back now.