Found September 12, 2013 on Steelers Depot:
The Pittsburgh Steelers have now lost linebacker Larry Foote for the season to a torn biceps and according to head coach Mike Tomlin during his Tuesday press conference, Kion Wilson will now start the Monday night game against the Cincinnati Bengals in his place. Despite Wilson starting, however, it won't be surprising to see him pulled out on sub packages. In a Tuesday interview on SiriusXM NFL Radio, Tomlin hinted that could indeed be the case. "It will provide an extra day for us to look at alternative defensive packages, particularly in some of our sub package stuff to neutralize a loss of a Larry Foote," said Tomlin about having the extra day to prepare for the Bengals. So why do the Steelers need new sub packages against the Bengals and what new sub package might they use? For starters, the Bengals used two tight ends on 33-of-55 plays in their season opener against the Chicago Bears. They also used three tight ends on four other plays. Their two main tight ends,...
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