Originally Posted by OX1947
Once again, this isnt a Lebeau issue. The HEAD coach makes the final decisions. That is why he is the damn head coach. If I am a head coach and I see two players playing head and shoulders better then another two, then you play those damn players. This is professional football, not high school football.
Tomlin usually defers to LeBeau though in matters pertaining to the defense. He's a very hands off coach.
Does anyone really think Tomlin would be allowed to fire LeBeau if he wanted the defense to go in a different direction?