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Old 06-02-2007, 11:30 AM   #6
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Default Re: Steelers' offensive line could get face-lift

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What scheme did the Steelers typically run with Bettis at running back and were there any alterations made last year when Willie Parker become full time starter?

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We have traditionally ran a "Man" blocking scheme...and with the AFC North rivals all having or partially going to mammoth DE's and NT's ,we probably won't deviate from that. The problem is that Man-blocking demands a center who is agile enough to get into the second tier when blocking 4-3...but strong enough to take on behemoths on a regular basis when blocking 3-4. I am not sure if we have that guy on the roster.
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