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Steelers Should Focus on Resigning Casey Hampton

Published by on May 12, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

In the mid-90's, the Steelers were the only team in the league primarily running a 3-4 defensive scheme.  Even up until a few years ago, you could count the number of teams running a 3-4 defensive scheme on one hand.

This year, fourteen teams will be primarily running that defensive alignment.  The trend line is up and will likely remain up for the next few years.  Based on the continued success of the teams running this scheme, it is not inconceivable that the number could top out at around twenty teams using this scheme after a couple more seasons. 

Several of the defensive players drafted high by teams running 4-3 defenses fit better in 3-4 schemes, likely heralding more changes in the future.&...

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