2:50 PM EST, Mon January 21, 2019
Mike Tomlin explains his reasoning for the fake punt - ‘I just wanted to be aggressive’

Mike Tomlin explains his reasoning for the fake punt - ‘I just wanted to be aggressive’

For some it was a gutsy call, for others, it was terrible decision. In a game that featured two critical fumbles by the Pittsburgh Steelers in scoring territory and a number of questionable calls by the referees, the play that might earn the most column inches in the coming days could be Mike Tomlin’s decision to call a fake punt on 4-and-5 at their own 42-yard line with 4.11 left in the game. Despite his first down celebrations, Roosevelt Nix would come up a yard short on the play, gifting the New Orleans Saints the ball on the 46-yard line. The huge celebration after a failed fake...

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