Let’s get this out of the way: Shamarko Thomas is not, and will never be Troy Polamalu. That’s not a knock on Thomas. There will never be another Troy Polamalu. 385 more words
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When the Steelers hired Keith Butler to replace Hall of Fame defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau, some scheme changes were expected; nothing off the wall, but certainly some different looks. 395 more words
The future of Pittsburgh’s defense is led by its former first round pick.
No, not the linebackers.
There’s more chatter coming from defensive end Cam Heyward than there has been in recent years. 319 more words
For years, the Pittsburgh defensive line has played wingman for the linebackers; they’ve done the dirty work and played a huge part in the overall success of the unit, but they haven’t received the glory or recognition. 409 more words