Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 9/7/12
Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick Lebeau must have run the heart-breaking Tebow to Demaryius Thomas play over and over in his head during the long off-season, but he's man enough to know when to take the blame. When discussing the "cover 9," (which some call an "inverted cover 2") on that particular play, LeBeau told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, "I doubt if we'd be in that particular defense again because the coordinator didn't call a very damn good defense,'' "Let me tell you something," he said. "Over the years I've made a lot of bad calls and I'm man enough to step up and say it and when a play ends the game, ends your season, that can't be a very good call." While he can admit to the bad call, he also points out players' responsibility to make a tackle when the game is on the line: "That's a big, talented wide receiver. The thing was, we have to get the guy on the ground. You're not going to stop every pass, but you got to tackle the catch and that's something we didn't
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