Tomlin named Coach of the Week




Head coach
MIKE TOMLIN of the Pittsburgh Steelers is theMOTOROLA NFL COACH OF THE WEEKfor games played on November 27 – December 1, the NFL announced today. 

Mike Tomlin led the Pittsburgh Steelers to a 33-10 road victory over the New England Patriots. The Steelers offense controlled possession for more than 35 minutes. Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger passed for 179 yards and two touchdowns and the Steelers gained an additional 161 yards rushing. Pittsburgh limited New England to 267 total yards on offense and recorded five sacks and five turnovers on defense holding New England to only one-of-13 (eight percent) on third downs.

Tomlin was selected as Motorola NFL Coach of the Week from among three finalists by voters on The other finalists were head coaches
BRAD CHILDRESS of the Minnesota Vikings andMIKE SHANAHAN of the Denver Broncos.

In January, voting will be held on to determine the Motorola NFL Coach of the Year.

Motorola's brand has become synonymous with NFL coaches through the coaches' headsets worn during every NFL game. As the wireless communications sponsor of the NFL, Motorola is working with the league to better integrate technology to improve the quality of the game, just as Motorola continuously provides better communications devices to help millions of NFL fans enjoy the game of football in their everyday lives.

**2008 Motorola NFL Coach of the Week

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Dick Jauron, Buffalo Bills
Wk 2
Mike Shanahan, Denver Broncos
Wk 3
Tony Sparano, Miami Dolphins
Wk 4
Jim Zorn, Washington Redskins
Wk 5
Mike Tomlin, Pittsburgh Steelers
Wk 6
Romeo Crennel, Cleveland Browns
Wk 7
Mike McCarthy, Green Bay Packers
Wk 8
Jeff Fisher, Tennessee Titans
Wk 9
Mike Tomlin, Pittsburgh Steelers
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Tom Coughlin, New York Giants
Wk 11
Mike McCarthy, Green Bay Packers
Wk 12
Eric Mangini, New York Jets
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Mike Tomlin, Pittsburgh Steelers

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