In more officiating
fallout for Sunday a member of the NFL Competition Committee came out against
the officiating after the Steelers’ home win over the Falcons.
head coach Mike Tomlin called the officiating “a joke” and went on to say that “we
have gotta get better as the National Football League. Man, the penalties are
costing people games and jobs. We gotta get ‘em correct. And yes, I’m pissed
about it to be quite honest with you and that’s all I’m going to say about it.”
specify what penalties he has issues with. The Steelers were flagged seven
times for 58 yards.
first 5 games of the season the Steelers are the leagues most penalized team
including six unnecessary roughness calls.
Tomlin can expect
a call from New York for his pound of flesh for publicly criticizing the officiating.