It wasn't that long but it was obvious he was being joked on the sideline by coaches and players. The probably repeated a cliche line he uses when players get too close to the field.
Originally Posted by steelsnis
Seems like most people who are fans of Tomlin are giving him the benefit of the doubt.. and those who are skeptical of him think he did it on purpose.
It was a good while because they had cut to commercial after the play ended. He was chuckling about it then, after they had shown the replay over and over again on the big screen in the stadium.
Really? Why are certain posters calling for Cowher, then?
Originally Posted by Ernie
What has he done lately?
You will need to help me with your logic. So, if someone is articulate and poised, it's impossible for them to lose their head in an emotionally charged situation? I looked at the film, it looked intentional. I also found it odd that he wandered onto the field during one of the most crucial plays in the game. I'm still very skeptical. But, like I said, he is taking the heat like a champ. He is so good with words that he has me doubting what I seen.
Originally Posted by Eich
When I first looked at the play, I had some suspicions that he was trying to lend the coverage crew some help, but in the aftermath and after listening to Tomlin, I am convinced that he has too much integrity to try to pull off something that blatantly illegal. Especially when he is fully aware that there are millions of eyes on his every move. Maybe on the golf course, you move your ball when no one is looking, but this? He overdoes it with the "Obviouslys", when he speaks but I think he handles the spotlight pretty well.
back turned to the play and timed it perfectly with a moving target.. amazing
Originally Posted by Shawn
I can't answer for those folks. All I can say he is taking this team in the wrong direction.
Originally Posted by Slapstick
Hall of Famer
there's nothing that I ever heard of from his past that he would do something like this on purpose. i don't know, maybe he had a weak moment or something and thought he'd get cute. only tomlin knows for sure but i'm sure of one thing. " if the ravens coach would have done this, he would have done this with intent. "
How could have it been on purpose? It appears to me that Tomlin did not move UNTIL the play was upon him. WHAT, does he have super powers or ESP that the play would happen to be run back that far, or to that side of the field? I don't buy it.
Of course, he shouldn't of been there. But I don't see him move AT ALL until the play is there. I can see it intentional if he were moving as the play developed.
Wasn't he looking at the jumbotron?
Originally Posted by feltdizz