Originally Posted by LVSteelersfan
Bottom line is we NEVER should have run empty backfields on 3rd and 1. That fools no one. Can't run play action or a screen on an empty backfield set. And he did it more often than someone like you wants to admit. He was a moron.
Actually, Arians almost always ran the ball on 3rd and 1. 3rd and 2 or 3 was almost always a pass. While the spirit of the complaint that Arians often passed on 3rd and short is true; on 3rd and 1 he did run the ball.