Page 2 of 3 FirstFirst 123 LastLast
Results 11 to 20 of 26

Thread: Who says Carroll is an Innovator on Defense?

  1. #11
    Quote Originally Posted by feltdizz View Post
    I didn't say anything about rookies...

    I'm talking about finding vets and journeymen and throwing them in and getting great results.
    Which is what LeBeau has done as well...

    The Steelers have definitely built through the draft, but they have also signed free agents who were undervalued and flourished in LeBeau's system:

    Most notably James Farrior and Ryan Clark...

  2. #12
    Legend RuthlessBurgher's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Where the Rubber Meets the Road (in NEPA)
    Posts
    25,747
    While we are talking about Seattle's defense, am I the only one who thinks Richard Sherman is overrated? I would much rather have a Joe Haden or Patrick Peterson, who seem to get much less attention because they play in Cleveland and Arizona. Of course, on the other hand, I would love me some Earl Thomas.


    The Rams' offense featuring weapons such as Marshall Faulk, Torrey Holt, and Isaac Bruce were known as "The Greatest Show on Turf"

    The Steelers' offense featuring weapons such as Le'Veon Bell and Martavis Bryant should be known as "The Greatest Show on Grass"

    This has nothing at all to do with respective playing surfaces at the Edward Jones Dome vs. Heinz Field.

    2015 MNF Executive Champion!

  3. #13
    Legend
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Posts
    17,418
    Quote Originally Posted by RuthlessBurgher View Post
    While we are talking about Seattle's defense, am I the only one who thinks Richard Sherman is overrated? I would much rather have a Joe Haden or Patrick Peterson, who seem to get much less attention because they play in Cleveland and Arizona. Of course, on the other hand, I would love me some Earl Thomas.
    no.. Sherman isn't overrated at all.

    Peterson does return punts though...

  4. #14
    Quote Originally Posted by RuthlessBurgher View Post
    While we are talking about Seattle's defense, am I the only one who thinks Richard Sherman is overrated? I would much rather have a Joe Haden or Patrick Peterson, who seem to get much less attention because they play in Cleveland and Arizona. Of course, on the other hand, I would love me some Earl Thomas.
    I believe that he is overrated, mostly because he will tell you that he is the best CB in the league, and many believe what he says...but I don't think he is. I think that not enough weight is placed on what Patrick Peterson says, and it is something that I've been saying as well for years regarding Ike. A CB whose assignment is consistently the other team's #1 WR has a far more difficult job than a CB who plays a side. The assignments are night and day. If you are not strong enough to be considered for the #1 WR assignment, then you should not be in the conversation of best CB in the game.

  5. #15
    I would like to see the officials actually call Seattle's DBs for every PI instead of just the first few before letting it go...

  6. #16
    Legend
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Posts
    17,418
    Quote Originally Posted by Slapstick View Post
    I would like to see the officials actually call Seattle's DBs for every PI instead of just the first few before letting it go...
    I would actually like to see us do the same thing as Seattle... they won't call it on every play so why not take a few chances?

  7. #17
    Legend
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Posts
    17,418
    Quote Originally Posted by RuthlessBurgher View Post
    While we are talking about Seattle's defense, am I the only one who thinks Richard Sherman is overrated? I would much rather have a Joe Haden or Patrick Peterson, who seem to get much less attention because they play in Cleveland and Arizona. Of course, on the other hand, I would love me some Earl Thomas.
    but does that make him overrated? Is he top 5? Is he one of the best in the league?

  8. #18
    Quote Originally Posted by feltdizz View Post
    I would actually like to see us do the same thing as Seattle... they won't call it on every play so why not take a few chances?
    They'll call it on us every play...

  9. #19
    Legend
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Posts
    15,796
    Quote Originally Posted by RuthlessBurgher View Post
    While we are talking about Seattle's defense, am I the only one who thinks Richard Sherman is overrated? I would much rather have a Joe Haden or Patrick Peterson, who seem to get much less attention because they play in Cleveland and Arizona. Of course, on the other hand, I would love me some Earl Thomas.
    I would take him over any CB we have or have had in the past 15 years.

  10. #20
    Hall of Famer Steelhere10's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    man from Sudan
    Posts
    2,741
    Sherman mouth make people turn their heads, but the truth be is the best in the game hands down. And yes better than what e have had in the last 15.

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •