It appears that head coach Mike Tomlin isn’t going to take a knee jerk type of stance on Bell and Blount’s run in with the police yesterday. According to NFL reporter Aditi Kinkhabwala, Tomlin intends to play the two during tonight’s match up against the Philadelphia Eagles.
According to Kinkhabwala, Tomlin’s mindset is that jobs will be decided tonight, and the whole team shouldn’t suffer because of the actions of Bell and Blount. It would make little sense for the team to discipline the two, assuming they do so at all, this early in the process. The two have not even received summons for the citations they received yesterday. How much they’ll play tonight remains to be seen.