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State of the defense 1/3 of the season

Discussion in 'Steelers Talk' started by bigbenhotness, Oct 13, 2021.

  1. Blast Furnace

    Blast Furnace Staff Member Mod Team

    Oct 16, 2011
    This sounds sensible, are they really that awful at drafting DB’s or is it coaching. Probably a little of both.

    Easy enough to see if this has merit but tracking how well players have done since leaving here. How is Burns doing these days? Still putrid?
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  2. thorn058

    thorn058 Well-Known Member

    Oct 19, 2011
    I think Hilton is doing well but I don't think the Bengals are asking to do much beyond his blitzing. Ross Cockrell seems to be up and down. I think the only instance of a drafted player doing well once they left was Keenan Lewis with the Saints I believe.
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  3. Formerscribe

    Formerscribe Well-Known Member

    Dec 18, 2016
    Cockrell was always been a journeyman. Lewis and Hilton were very good players the Steelers let get away due to cap constraints.
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  4. Maddog78

    Maddog78 Well-Known Member

    Oct 12, 2020
    D took another step back tonight - Seattle ran the ball down their throat and Geno Smith almost beat them.

    Spillane continues to play in dime, Bush looking like a bust, Minkah's downward spiral continues.

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