When the Pittsburgh Steelers face the Oakland Raiders on Sunday they will face the new zone blocking scheme that offensive coordinator Greg Knapp has implemented for this season.
While the Raiders, and more specifically running back Darren McFadden, are still in the early stages of being accustomed to it, the Steelers defense has struggled recently against defending it.
We all remember the week 1 and week 4 games last year against the Baltimore Ravens and the Houston Texans. In those two games the Steelers defense allowed a total of 350 yards rushing in those two games and lost both of them.
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