Analyzing Tim Tebow’s Impact on the Denver Broncos’ 53-Man Roster

July 26, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The NFL has shifted gears once again, and nothing reveals this reality more than seeing players such as Troy Polamalu complaining about the Pittsburgh Steelers' legacy of pounding the rock taking a back seat to a pass-happy offense. "We have a pretty good formula here how to win," said Polamalu. "That doesn't change from year to year or from decade to decade. We've had our formula here and it's been good to us. “But, with the smothering defense, you can't have a pass-happy offense. For example, you would think you could take a great defense and mesh them together, but our defense would not work well with a New England Patriots offense or Indianapolis Colts offense. They may put up a lot of points, but it takes a lot more energy to play our defense than a Tampa 2-type defense." Poor Troy. He, like a lot of fans, is having a rough time embracing the fundamental changes reflected in the copycat modern era that has the passing offense reigning as king in the NFL. To add to that,...

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