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Diontae Johnson Won’t Throw Coaches ‘Under the Bus’ But…

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Diontae Johnson isn’t throwing anybody under the bus after the Steelers’ 29-17 loss to the Cleveland Browns.

No, seriously. He said those words postgame at FirstEnergy Stadium. We have the video right here:

See? He said that.

But yeah, the full quote is pretty interesting.

“I couldn’t really say,” Johnson said when asked what could be the cause of the Steelers’ offensive struggles. “It could be anything when it comes to them.”

Wait, who is ‘them’?

“When I say ‘them,’ [I mean] the coaches,” Johnson clarified. “I’m not throwing them under the bus, [but] we can only do what they tell us to do, you know, make plays. That’s about it.”

For a Steelers offense that’s struggled to score points and create splash plays, these words from Johnson certainly resonate.

Matt Canada’s offense needs to find a spark –– and fast.

The Steelers host the Jets Sunday, Oct. 2, at Acrisure Stadium for their next contest, and at 1-2, they badly need a win in that one.

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Bunn66
Bunn66
September 23, 2022 11:44 am

“Matt Canada’s offense needs to find a spark”. That’s the problem…his offense can’t because he’s NOT an NFL coach. It’s obvious he’s over his head. This should have been realized last season. Another Tomlin miss-hire. This team spent months, interviewing over a dozen people and left no stone unturned in search of their next GM and their future QB. Yet, Tomlin just walked down the hall and picked the first guy he saw to make him an Offensive Coordinator. If Canada isn’t fired by the end of the season, he will ruin Kenny Pickett and it may be too late… Read more »

Tammy
Tammy
September 23, 2022 2:14 pm
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Hope Canada is gone sooner than end of season . We need a offensive coordinator with some imagination, we have talent on the field playing just need it in the play calling instead if always going up the middle

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