View Single Post
Old 10-23-2012, 06:49 AM   #33
Assistant Coach
maddog78's Avatar

Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 1,108
Member Number: 24321
Thanks: 48
Thanked 304 Times in 175 Posts
Default Re: Don't believe hype with Steelers' 'D'

Originally Posted by ricardisimo View Post
It's the other way around... three years in five at the number one spot on defense will not erase one bad game for you people. I suppose it comes with the territory in Pittsburgh, spoiled fans and all, but you have to recognize it for what it is.
It's actually somewhere in between. The defense has been ranked high since LeBeau has been here, but it's also had a habit of squandering leads. It's also gone from Superman to Clark Kent when Troy is missing.

That a defensive scheme's success relies so much on a freelancing superstar is kind of telling, perhaps.
maddog78 is offline   Reply With Quote