Originally Posted by #58
The Steelers have enough good players to win with either package, whether the 3-4 or 4-3.
Six SB's and at least a couple with both packages.
There's alot of history of winning with both.
There is a huge difference in winning a Super Bowl in the 4-3 when your front seven consist of:
LC Greenwood, Holmes, Dwight White, Mean Joe Greene, Andy Russell, Jack Hamm, and Jack Lambert versus Aaron Smith, Casey Hampton, Brett Keisel, James Harrison, Lawrence Timmons, James Farrior and LaMarr Woodley.
I am not downgrading our present day players but the linebacking core and defense lines don't match up. If we have those same caliber players then we could do it but I wouldn't compare our present front seven with the front seven of the 4-3 of old.