Steelers coach Mike Tomlin enraged fans by essentially confirming Dan Moore Jr. will start if healthy.
– Steelers' left tackle position battle: The 2023 NFL Draft introduced Broderick Jones, leading to a competition with Dan Moore Jr. for the starting role.
– Moore Jr.'s consistency: Dan Moore Jr. held onto the starting position through training camp and the preseason, maintaining his role for most of the season.
– Jones's opportunity in Week 5: Broderick Jones made his first start in Week 5 against the Baltimore Ravens and performed well, hinting at a possible long-term role.
– Reports of Moore Jr.'s return: Despite Jones's strong performance, reports emerged that Dan Moore Jr. was taking reps with the starters, creating uncertainty.
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– Jones's media silence: Broderick Jones declined to speak to the media in response to the reports about Moore Jr.'s return to practice.
– Tomlin's update on Moore Jr.: Coach Mike Tomlin discussed the possibility of Moore Jr. returning to the starting position but didn't provide a definitive answer.
Excitement for Jones's potential: Fans were enthusiastic about Broderick Jones's promising performance in a high-stakes rivalry game against the Ravens.
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