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Pittsburgh Steelers The head coach is Mike Tomlin Lending a helping hand in the Pittsburgh community.
Tomlin invited a group Kids to Steelers practice According to Jay Glazer of Fox Sports, the altercation stopped after he saw them fighting in the streets and got out of their car.
Tomlin reportedly hung out with the kids for a few hours before being invited to Steelers training camp.
Pittsburgh running back Najee Harris also got involved by demonstrating how to run the ladder drill.
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Pittsburgh is entering its first season without quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, who retired last year after 18 seasons. Mitch Trubisky, Mason Rudolph and first-round draft pick Kenny Pickett are competing for the starting job, though Trubisky is expected to be a week into the NFL season.
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Trubisky will get the start in Pittsburgh’s second preseason game against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Saturday, with Pickett backing him up.
“All three played well,” Tomlin explained Thursday, according to NFL Network. “The main emphasis and mindset with how we structured it this week is that we want to see Kenny in more varsity action.
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“We know more about Mason [Rudolph]. Mitch has been around the professional game, obviously, so it’s been a big week [Pickett] I guess in terms of maybe getting into the first half of this game and getting a chance to see the front line defenders for Jacksonville.”
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Tomlin is the second longest-tenured head coach in the NFL, taking over the Steelers in 2007 and winning the Super Bowl in his second season. In his 15 seasons as a head coach, Tomlin has never had a losing record and has made 10 playoff appearances.