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Projecting the Steelers in a 4-2-5 base defense

It seems pretty clear that the days of calling the Pittsburgh Steelers a “3-4 team” are over. Over the course of the last two seasons, we’ve seen a steady decline in the amount of base 3-4 defense the Steelers have played. 581 more words

Steelers Wire News

Nebraska Passing Concepts - BYU

Nebraska’s first drive against BYU also illustrated some of the things that Mike Riley and Danny Langsdorf like to use to get easy throws and give the QB options to deal with multiple coverage looks.   1,796 more words

Glossary: Outside Linebacker

Glossary! This is a long one, because in the modern NFL outside linebacker is essentially two different positions. But hey, until they redefine all the positions all over again, it’s easier to put it all in here. 1,087 more words


Glossary: Defensive End

It’s glossary time again! Defensive ends are kind of terrifying because they’re not much smaller than defensive tackles, but they’re faster and more agile. You’re not going to shake them off so easily running round corners. 876 more words


Fan Friday 1-15

A couple of adds to the coaching staff and the roster this week. Here are your latest questions from email at AskChris@bills.nfl.net and on Twitter at… 1,036 more words

Inside The Bills

Glossary: Useful Notes - Defensive Alignment

There’ll be a slew of glossary articles on defensive players coming up next, and these notes should go alongside that to explain what different defenses are, and who’s on the field when. 407 more words


Time for a Change

Over his six years as defensive coordinator, Dom Capers has become the whipping post anytime the Packers struggle. As soon as the team slips even a tiny bit, he gets thrown under the bus. 571 more words