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Old 01-11-2013, 04:03 PM   #47
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Default Re: The Steelers play scared

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Originally Posted by austinfrench76 View Post
When you have a top ranked defense and a lead, you run the ball to kill the clock and play good defense. I don't think its playing scared I believe it's playing smart. IMO.
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When you have a top-ranked D and a >8 point lead then you run the ball, kill the clock and [hope to] play good D.

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The Steelers, far too often, follow the 'protect the lead' strategy when they hold <7 point lead or even in tie situations.

That's a problem.
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