Mike Tomlin's Thanksgiving night dance step on the sideline created the ideal NFL non-troversy. The near-interference from the Pittsburgh Steelers coach with oncoming Baltimore Ravens return man Jacoby Jones was tailor-made for highlights on TV and social media GIFs. We've all had a good laugh seeing Tomlin photoshopped into a duo on "Dancing With the Stars." His swift move created swifter fodder for debate: Was it intentional? What should the punishment be? Is this better or worse than what Jason Kidd did with his spilled soda? Discussion of Tomlin's move is entertaining; it's fun.
The discussion of Tomlin's intentions, his potential punishment, and his Tuesday apology are trampling the far more important conversation though.
NFL fans and players got a horrific scare in that same game when Steelers rookie running back Le'Veon Bell ducked his head during a goal-line carry and got hit so hard by the Ravens' defense that his helmet flew off and his head whipped backward onto the turf.Read More »from Le'Veon Bell's scary collision has more impact on league than Mike Tomlin's dance