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Duo Blocking - why can't we do it too?

Discussion in 'Steelers Talk' started by Benny Lava, Oct 18, 2021.

  1. Benny Lava

    Benny Lava Well-Known Member

    Sep 16, 2019
    The Seahawks employed a duo blocking scheme last night where their OL would just double team our 3 down lineman which opened up massive holes for Alex Collins who went for 101 yards and a TD on just 20 carries.

    Our OL is awful at run blocking and Najee Harris is in the fight of his life each run to get past the LOS. Harris is trying so hard, yet he's averaging 3.8 ypc this season (39th in the NFL).

    Why the heck can't we do "duo blocking" too with our OL? The concept is simple. LT and LG double one DL. C and RG double another. RT and TE take the third. Collins was getting 2-3 yards past the LOS before first contact.
    Last edited: Oct 18, 2021
  2. mac daddyo

    mac daddyo Well-Known Member

    Oct 22, 2011
    that's because bush ran into a hole 3 holes to the left of the play. :cool:
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  3. steel machine

    steel machine Well-Known Member

    Sep 21, 2017
    I wondered if the Ravens would miss him after all their running issues but sadly they seem to be doing fine.
  4. Steelrules

    Steelrules Well-Known Member

    May 12, 2013
    Because most teams stack up the box just daring us to throw
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  5. woofermazing

    woofermazing Active Member

    Jan 15, 2017
    Yep, Steelers were sitting back daring the Seahawks to run. They only changed it up late in the 4th.
  6. strummerfan

    strummerfan Well-Known Member

    May 9, 2012
    You can always tell when someone watches, but doesn’t know or understand what they’re watching.
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