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Old 12-17-2012, 01:09 PM   #38
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Default Re: Does anyone recall a Steeler team this bad at tackling?

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Originally Posted by teegre View Post
The NFL as a whole is horrible at tackling.

Everyone wants that SprtsCenter HIT... but, no one tackles.

It is akin to the dunk in the NBA. Everyone wants the slam dunk; no one can hit a mid-range jump shot.

Tackling wins championships... and so does any NBA team that can take advantage of the 15-20 foot area of the court.
Maybe so, but when a defense (such as ours) has an opponent in First (or Second and even Third) -and-a-Zip-Code as many times as we did and somehow allows that opponent to manage a First Down, there's a lot more going on than just bad tackling.
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