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Old 09-28-2009, 10:26 AM   #1
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I know I'll get ripped by everyone here but why hasn't the great Coach LeBeau been able to scheme against these Mediocre Offenses the last two games. I understand that Troy is out but you can't tell me that a master mind like LeBeau can't figure out how to stop a team. OK, let the ripping begin!!
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Old 09-28-2009, 10:30 AM   #2
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LeBeau didn't miss any tackles, drop a pass in the end zone, run the wrong route, etc.

There is plenty of blame to pass around for the past 2 weeks, but LeBeau is not a someone that is losing games for us.

You're barking up the wrong tree here.
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Old 09-28-2009, 10:31 AM   #3
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Funny - 3 weeks ago he was the greatest thing since sliced bread. I guess if we drop to 1-3 next week, it'll be Tomlin's head on the chopping block around here.
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Old 09-28-2009, 10:34 AM   #4
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he got us 2 superbowls and great defenses, blame arians who couldnt score on red zone, if farrior tackles leonard our defense would have won the game

BLAME ARIANSSS
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Old 09-28-2009, 10:41 AM   #5
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LeBeau didn't miss any tackles, drop a pass in the end zone, run the wrong route, etc.

There is plenty of blame to pass around for the past 2 weeks, but LeBeau is not a someone that is losing games for us.

You're barking up the wrong tree here.
Thank you for injecting a little logic into this thread.

First off, blaming Arians is retarded. Period.

I was at a HS football game Friday night, two pretty good teams, well coached, fundamentally sound, and I watched one RB DESTROY the opposing defense. The defensive schemes were solid, the players were in place to stop the RB, but he still powered through tackles and was an unstoppable force (They took him out after 3 qtrs, he had 273 yards rushing and 4 TD's).

Why do I bring this up? Because the coach had a great plan devised to stop this kid, 8-9 in the box, run blitzes, basically a whole defense devised to contain the RB, but it FAILED because the defenders were unable to execute the plan. Even when the players were in place to make a stop, the RB just broke tackles or made moves and juked his way out of tackles.

LeBeau I'm sure had a plan that was devised to win. Arians certainly did. But when players don't execute, there is nothing more a coach can do. Blame the players, not the coaches, at least for this loss.

(Kids name is Erick Howard by the way: North Canton [OH] Hoover. He already has 973 yards and 15 TD's this year against top Division 1 talent. He'll be a top college RB).
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Old 09-28-2009, 10:46 AM   #6
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How the hell is this LeBeau's fault?

You can scheme all you want, but when mistakes are made you can't blame the coordinator like so many people around here do.

If Ben doesn't throw a Pick Six, we win this game.

If Sweed doesn't fall down like an idiot, dropping the TD catch, we win this game.

If there isn't pass interference on the final drive, maybe we win this game.

None of those things are the fault of a coordinator. Damn sure not the fault of LeBeau.
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I do blame Dick LeBeau to an extent. He develops great gameplans, but in four of the last six games, including last year's playoffs, he's only bothered to implement his gameplan for 45 minutes. There's a reason why Philip Rivers got to pad his stats late in the Divisional round, why Larry Fitzgerald sliced our defense for two TDs, and why Jay Cutler and Carson Palmer were able to lead multiple fourth-quarter scoring drives.
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How the hell is this LeBeau's fault?

You can scheme all you want, but when mistakes are made you can't blame the coordinator like so many people around here do.

If Ben doesn't throw a Pick Six, we win this game.

If Sweed doesn't fall down like an idiot, dropping the TD catch, we win this game.

If there isn't pass interference on the final drive, maybe we win this game.

None of those things are the fault of a coordinator. Damn sure not the fault of LeBeau.
If Santonio Holmes pays attention and breaks off his route, Ben Roethlisberger doesn't throw an INT.

As for Dick LeBeau, he does deserve some of the blame. Not all of it, but some of it.
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Old 09-28-2009, 11:04 AM   #9
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Just as I expected. All I'm saying is the last two games the underneath stuff has been killing us. Great defense's find a way to scheme during a game. If I'm not mistaken the Bear's and Bengals defense stopped our Offense. Are you guys saying that their Defense (players) are better than our beloved #1 Defense from a year ago minus Troy? Hey, at least the Offensive line gets a break from the forum Coaches this week, lol.
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Just as I expected....
Funny, I was thinking the same thing....
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