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AbsolutAnalysis: The Myths of the 3-4

It seems that the majority of experts give the Seahawks little chance to exploit Pittburgh's complex 3-4 defense with its own multi-faceted offense. Matt Lathrop, Seahawks.NET's "Xs and Os Guru", saw another side of the matter after watching the AFC Championship game in this this exclusive, in-depth, Super Bowl preview.

The numbers that best describe how the Steelers won this game: 10-16. That’s Pittsburgh’s 3rd down conversion stat. I know at least half of the failed attempts came in the second half when Denver’s wheels had already come off. Early in the game, Denver was trying to beat the Steelers passing game with the blitz, but ended up killing themselves by doing so. The Broncos were relatively successful... Recommended Stories

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