Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Matt Canada has been underneath hearth for the reason that begin of final season, and that criticism is barely going to accentuate after a fourth-down play name on Sunday that resulted in a knee damage to beginning quarterback Kenny Pickett.
With the Steelers trailing by 10 factors late within the third quarter, they have been going through a fourth-and-one state of affairs in Houston territory.
It was at that time that the Steelers made the baffling choice to return out lined up in a shotgun state of affairs with 4 large receivers, making an attempt some type of a downfield move when all they wanted was three ft to maintain the driving going.
The Steelers’ offensive line was overwhelmed, Pickett tried to scramble away from hazard and ended up getting sacked and injuring his knee within the course of.
He was down on the bottom in clear ache for a number of moments earlier than being helped off the sphere.