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Terrible Towel Tales: Big Ben says Matt Canada didn’t coach QBs

Steelers news and commentary for Thursday, November 30

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Welcome to the Terrible Towel Tales, where we’ll highlight some of the latest stories permeating Steelers media for your reading pleasure every Monday through Saturday. In today’s news…

Steelers’ Ben Roethlisberger Admits Matt Canada Didn’t Coach QBs | Noah Strackbein, All Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers ended their Matt Canada experiment early, firing the offensive coordinator prior to the end of his contract after struggles to get the team going with new quarterback Kenny Pickett.

Looking back, there were plenty of questions surrounding Canada’s tenure with the Steelers, and one of his former quarterbacks is expressing another one. During the latest episode of his podcast Footbahlin’, Ben Roethlisberger admitted it didn’t feel as if Canada wanted to fully work with him during their time together.

Ex-Steelers star Ryan Shazier faces ‘infidelity’ accusations in deleted post: ‘Liar and a cheater’ | Ryan Gaydos, Fox News

Ryan Shazier, a former NFL star who suffered a serious injury while he was playing with the Pittsburgh Steelers that cost him the rest of his career, faced public cheating allegations on Wednesday.

His wife, Michelle, posted and then deleted screenshots of the texts between her husband and the woman he was allegedly talking with on social media on the side. TMZ Sports and other publications screenshot the messages before Michelle Shazier eventually deleted the posts.

Najee Harris on Steelers offense: ‘Everything’s fixable’ | Brooke Pryor, ESPN

“I think that we come to understand what we want. We had that meeting, so it is more just putting it on the field and showing it. I think we took a step this past weekend.”

After the loss to the Browns, Harris said the offense would meet as a group, and although he declined Wednesday to share the message delivered in that meeting, he said it had a helpful impact in rallying the locker room together.