• Game(s) over: Tomlin bans table games from Steelers' locker room

    Summary of 6 articles · Updated Oct 10, 2013
    That’s the message this week from Steelers coach Mike Tomlin when it comes to playing games in the locker room. Asked if Tomlin will return the games once the Steelers manage a victory, another veteran player said, "I don't know. He never said." Several weeks after the veteran players banned those with less than four years of experience from taking part in recreational locker room games, coach Mike Tomlin issued a team-wide ban on them. The story goes is the games were allowed after the Steelers won the Super Bowl in 2008 and played in, but lost the big game back in 2010. Safety Ryan Clark said that the idea behind the ban on younger players was that they needed to earn the right to play them, something Roethlisberger echoed when he said the youngsters were “getting comfortable” too quickly.
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      Source: yahoo.com
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      Source: ESPN.com

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