Originally Posted by Godfather
With all the good safeties on the roster (Troy, Ryan Clark, Tyrone Carter, Anthony Smith) we should start running the nickel as our base defense. Most of our safeties can move up front and function as linebackers when needed.Plus that'll keep the aging linebacker corps fresh throughout the season.
We'll probably be doing that most of the game against the Pats. The question is with Polamalu back, who's our 5th db? Mcfadden is no slouch either.