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Report: Browns Don’t Want Manziel To Face Steelers In Week 1

The Pittsburgh Steelers defense as presently constructed isn’t Super Bowl caliber, but they are; still, a formidable group with Dick Lebeau leading the charge. Despite reports that Manziel has the tools to win the starting quarterback job, the Browns are being overly cautious with the gun-slinging rookie. Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer is reporting one particular...
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5 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
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Dick LeBeau Knows Defense Has To Fix Explosive Play Problem

If you have read this site for a while, you already know that I have an affinity for tracking the TOX stat. That stat, which tracks the differential of explosive plays and turnovers in a single game, plays a big part in whether or not a team wins or loses a game. Explosive plays of […] Steelers Dick LeBeau Knows Defense Has To Fix Explosive Play Problem is a post from: Steelers...
Via Steelers Depot
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau: 'I'm expecting Johnny Manziel to be the starter' for Cleveland Browns

The Browns' quarterback competition is just starting to percolate in Berea. But legendary Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau thinks he knows whom the Browns will start in the regular-season opener in Pittsburgh on Sept. 7. "I'm expecting (Johnny) Manziel to be the starter," LeBeau told Monday, a day Manziel earned exclusive first...
Via Pro Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Shazier, Dick LeBeau Discuss Rookie Linebacker’s Progression

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie first-round draft selection Ryan Shazier sat down for an interview with Movin’ the Chains on SiriusXM Radio, during which he talked about what it’s been like so far in his first offseason and heading into his first training camp. While he was immediately inserted into the starting lineup, he talked about the […] Ryan Shazier, Dick LeBeau Discuss...
Via Steelers Depot
18 days ago  |  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...
Via Steel City Blitz
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Keith Butler Giving Steelers A Chance. Time to Tell Lebeau to Retire.

The Post Gazette is reporting that the position for Butler to Colts is “not a done deal.”  If that is the case the Steelers need to tell Dick Lebeau to retire immediately.  I love Dick Lebeau but he is not going to be around for the next 10 years, Butler will be. If Butler has not accepted this job yet the Steelers need to throw whatever money necessary at him and promote him...
Via Bleed Black & Gold
January 29, 2012  |  Discuss
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