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Pick-6 Podcast: Steelers D, coaching rumors, MDS

Posted on: January 10, 2012 3:20 pm
Edited on: January 10, 2012 10:12 pm
 
By Will Brinson & Ryan Wilson

The fallout from the Steelers loss to the Broncos continues...

We start the show by discussing if Pittsburgh's defense is again old. (You'll remember, this was a hot topic for the first month or so of the season and then the unit ended the year in a familiar place -- among the NFL's best defenses. Oddly, we didn't hear anything about it until the Steelers' D got Tebow'd Sunday. Then, predictably, the concerns returned.)

We then turn the conversation to whether the Falcons' 2011 draft-day trade for Julio Jones should be considered a whiff, before returning to Steelers-Broncos to revisit James Harrison's hit on Eric Decker. The new safety rules prohibit going high on receivers but there's no mention of going low. Harrison did just that, Decker was knocked out of the game, and many of the fears players voiced when the new rules were implemented were realized in Denver on that play.

Finally, ProFootballTalk.com's Michael David Smith makes his weekly visit to the podcast to talk about all of the aformentioned topics as well as what we can expect in the divisional round of the playoffs. 

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Comments

Since: Jan 15, 2007
Posted on: January 10, 2012 5:38 pm
 

Pick-6 Podcast: Steelers D, coaching rumors, MDS

yup it wasn't getting Julio that is the problem. It is having a coach like Smith. SHould be fired for his decisions on the field, not the GM for decisions off the field.



Since: Jul 8, 2011
Posted on: January 10, 2012 4:18 pm
 

Pick-6 Podcast: Steelers D, coaching rumors, MDS

falcon trade was fine..they need an off coordinator who knows what the hell he's doing..they acted like they didn't know the giants have a great pass rush..terrible play calling


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