Thread: 3-4 to a 4-3?
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Old 01-19-2013, 11:06 PM   #19
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Default Re: 3-4 to a 4-3?

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Originally Posted by Steelers5895 View Post
There is nothing wrong with the 3-4 scheme. the issue is we have players who are underperforming in it. no pass rush from Woodley all year, Harrison non existant until week 13, the D line isnot able to do much and one ILB has speed.

when the OLB's are generating a pass rush it enables the ILB and Troy to blitz more effectively and it also means more turnovers.
Did you close your eyes while you watch the games? In your statement almost all of the Steelers front 7 underperformed. But we were only the #1 defense in the country and the 5th best Run Defense. Harrison was very solid since the 2nd half of the season. He was one big reasons we looked so good as Ben was injured. And I don't know if you only consider pressure here by the D-Line or their whole game because they looked very straight in the Run game. The pressure in a 3-4 Defense should be normally created by OLBs. And of course in Lebeaus offense by the guys who're blitzing. So I don't your problem here at all.
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