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Old 10-10-2011, 07:04 PM   #11
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Default Re: who's number one in pass defense ?

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And the "old" defense is #2 overall.

How about that AFC North defense going 1 (Cincy) 2 (Us) and 3 (Baltimore)

http://www.nfl.com/stats/team
And the Browns are 9th.
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Old 10-10-2011, 07:36 PM   #12
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both lewis and gay are playing good football right now
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Old 10-10-2011, 07:40 PM   #13
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im no rocket scientist but the reason we have #1 pass defense is because houston and baltimore ran all over us....no reason to throw.....give it a lil while we still got to play Brady
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Default Re: who's number one in pass defense ?

I think our recent run def is partly to blame for the good passing def, but i also think Lebeau is changing up his schemes to fix our issues from last season (& SB). Face it, GB and the pats , etc dont have killer running games, so we need to stop that and make those teams beat us with running games. Foster was one big run from being held under 100 yds so get rid of that (which was a blown contain by Woodley) and we win that game most likely. I think our passing def upgrade is by design more than poor running def. We maybe shouldnt be #1 but top ten for sure.
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We need to stop obsessing about Brady and the Pats. Yes, we should prepare for that game but we're ignoring the fact that that's only one of sixteen games and the other games also measure the big picture. Not saying the pass D has been amazing but it's been efficient and frankly we did a better job with Scuhab than I thought we would. It's true that Rice and Foster both gouged the run D but this last game especially I was noticing a lot of physicality with the Titans receivers. It did help that they were missing Britt but you don't choose an opponent to be missing their best wideout.
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[QUOTE=GMU Steeler;952627]We need to stop obsessing about Brady and the Pats. Yes, we should prepare for that game but we're ignoring the fact that that's only one of sixteen games and the other games also measure the big picture. Not saying the pass D has been amazing but it's been efficient and frankly we did a better job with Scuhab than I thought we would. It's true that Rice and Foster both gouged the run D but this last game especially I was noticing a lot of physicality with the Titans receivers. It did help that they were missing Britt but you don't choose an opponent to be missing their best wideout.Also it's clear as day to me that while our secondary needs work still, it's not the bottom tier unit we feared it was. The Pats should be worried about their secondary which is why I think we have a good shot at beating them this year.
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Of course he was. A) It's ironic to put up fictional numbers when your point is to claim that stats are misleading (fictional numbers are indeed misleading). B) My position stands no matter what numbers he puts up: stats are only misleading if all you're looking at is stats.
I think you proved his point for him...


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im no rocket scientist but the reason we have #1 pass defense is because houston and baltimore ran all over us....no reason to throw.....give it a lil while we still got to play Brady
The Steelers are #1 against the pass because the best QB they have faced this year is ... Flacco? Actually, I think Schaub would have had a chance of looking great if the Texans weren't getting 6 yards a pop running the ball. Hell, he wasn't pressured at all in that game.

I'm glad they've handled their business so far and that they are buying themselves some time to perfect their game before the big challenges come along.

Anybody know why Mundy was playing so much this week?
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