Originally written on Steel City Blitz  |  Last updated 10/1/13
I’ve watched more replays of the Steelers’ loss in Minnesota than I really care to admit. Apparently I’m a glutton for punishment and like carnage because I can’t look away. While the missed tackles and blown assignments are one thing, I just can’t stop watching Mike Adams attempt to block Jared Allen. Allen is and has been an excellent pass rusher in this league for a long time. No offensive tackle, Adams included, should feel that bad about giving up a sack to the guy but then again, there’s something to be said for effort. Mike Adams was victimized by Allen for 2.5 sacks on Sunday. That only explains part of the story though because if you watch their battle on other plays, you’ll see the very best Adams could do was get a stalemate. While a stalemate is many times useful for an offensive tackle, Adams had few of them. Allen repeatedly beat him not just on pass plays but on any number of running plays as well. In one instance on a delayed hand-off to Le’Veon Bell, Adams was beate...
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