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Has LeBeau’s Message Run It’s Course for the Steelers?

National Basketball Association Hall of Famer Larry Bird once said, “I believe coaches need to move every three years if they are going to be effective. Athletes get tired of listening to the same voice.” It isn’t that surprising to know that Bird played for four different coaches over his 14-year NBA career in Boston. That averages out to about three and half years per...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Throwing Different Players, Looks At The Problem

Traditionally, Dick LeBeau’s Pittsburgh Steelers defense has not often deviated far from standard personnel looks, nor engaged in an excessive amount of rotation outside of the defensive line during a game. The veteran defensive coordinator seems to be relying on switching up looks and personnel more frequently these days. No doubt that has a lot […] Steelers Throwing Different...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dick LeBeau: No-huddle offense gives us problems

The Steelers defense had a hard time combating the Browns no-huddle offense this past Sunday. “What we’ve shown is if you want to huddle and play against us we’ll do fine, but this no-huddle (offense) has given us some problems,” Troy Polamalu said. “We have to do something to rectify that. Coach LeBeau is the genius of all defensive coordinators, and he’ll figure it...
Via Pro Football Zone
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dick LeBeau: No-huddle has 'rattled' Steelers' D

The Pittsburgh Steelers' defense got gashed in the second half of Sunday's last-second win over the Cleveland Browns. Dick LeBeau's unit allowed two rookie running backs to scamper all over and rarely got pressure on quarterback Brian Hoyer as the Browns erased a 24-point deficit. The Steelers' struggles mirrored those seen in the preseason game against the Philadelphia...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Steelers Defense Needs to Stop With the Excuses

Do you know the old saying about excuses? You know, the one about comparing excuses to a part of human anatomy? That’s where the Steelers’ defense is right now. They are making excuses over their second half meltdown on Sunday instead of just admitting they got beat. Trailing 27-3 at the half, the Browns went to the hurry-up offense. No problem though because Steelers’ defensive...
Via Steel City Blitz
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Dick LeBeau confirms Ryan Shazier will start

Steelers defensive coordinator Dick leBeau confirmed with that rookie linebacker Ryan Shazier will start right away. “I don’t want to overload their plate, but I would say they’re ahead of schedule,” said LeBeau regarding Shazier and Stephen Tuitt. “I think Ryan’s going to start, and I could see Tuitt playing an awful lot of snaps.” Pittsburgh must really...
Via Pro Football Zone
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Dick LeBeau believes Johnny Manziel will be the Browns week one starter

Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau believes rookie Johnny Manziel will be the Browns’ starting quarterback when the season kicks off. “I’m expecting Manziel to be the starter,” LeBeau told on Monday. “That’s what I’m expecting. What he did in college is not an accident. He did it often enough against good teams. “I think he is going to be...
Via Pro Football Zone
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Defensive Coordinator believes Johnny Manziel will be the starter

Well it looks like the Steelers are planning on Johnny Manziel leading the charge in Cleveland. Today Steelers defensive coordinator Dick Lebeau said he feels Johnny Manziel will be the starter. “I’m expecting Manziel to be the starter,” Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau told on Monday. “That’s what I’m expecting. What he did in […] The post Steelers...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

LeBeau On Tuitt: ‘He’s Definitely Going To Get A Significant Amount Of Playing Time’

Pittsburgh Steelers second-round draft pick, defensive end Stephon Tuitt, is progressing fast. How fast? Well, defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau seems to think that the Notre Dame product will do something that we haven’t seen a rookie defensive end do in Pittsburgh for quite some time, and that’s play a lot. “He’s definitely going to get […] LeBeau On Tuitt: ‘He’s...
Via Steelers Depot
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Like It or Not, the Steelers Must Prepare for Life Without LeBeau

Everyone agrees the Pittsburgh Steelers are in serious need of a defensive overhaul. The unit has gotten old, slow, fat and injured and change has been needed. It is expected that the team will focus heavily on the defensive side of the ball in the upcoming draft and with little depth in the secondary and on the defensive line, this decision is hard to argue. The problem that many...
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April 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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