Carter’s Classroom: Pressure masks mistakes in secondary


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Steelers defensive ends Cameron Heyward (97) and Stepon Tuitt (91) celebrate. - MATT SUNDAY DKPS

The Steelers' defense did a solid job in the first two weeks of the season with limiting their opponents' opportunities for big plays without the use of many blitz packages. While it only yielded one sack, the defense only allowed one touchdown in their first two performances, giving the offense a good chance of winning the game. But when that plan of not blitzing as much went awry against the Eagles, we saw a much more aggressive defense Sunday against the Chiefs.

This film room gives a more comprehensive look at the defense and how the blitz got to quarterback Alex Smith.

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