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Mike Tomlin Has Blunt Response To Bengals Wide Receiver

A closeup of Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin holding a challenge flag.

PITTSBURGH, PA - DECEMBER 02: head coach Mike Tomlin of the Pittsburgh Steelers reacts in the first half during the game against the Los Angeles Chargers at Heinz Field on December 2, 2018 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

The Pittsburgh Steelers were blown out at home by the Cincinnati Bengals this past Sunday, losing by a final score of 24-10.

Following the team's win, Bengals wide receiver Tyler Boyd made an interesting comment about the Steelers during his postgame press conference. Boyd believes the Steelers "gave up" in the closing minutes of the game.

"The last plays of the game for them, they gave up," Boyd told reporters, via ESPN. "You could see it. They had three drops in a row."

On Tuesday afternoon, Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was asked about his players potentially quitting against the Bengals. His response to that question was a direct message to Boyd.

"I don’t care about Tyler Boyd’s opinion on what transpired at any point in the game," Tomlin replied.

Tomlin isn't going to waste his time worrying about Boyd's comments. He's currently focused on figuring out ways to cure the Steelers' woes on offense.

In Week 3, veteran quarterback Ben Roethlisberger completed 38-of-58 passes for 318 yards, a touchdown and two interceptions. There were several moments during last Sunday's game where he just looked incapable of throwing the football downfield.

The Steelers' defense also needs to be better moving forward, but it's worth noting that T.J. Watt missed Sunday's game against the Bengals due to a groin injury.

Pittsburgh will try to bounce back this Sunday against Green Bay.