Originally Posted by Newport Red
It worked two years ago. It's worked for Pittsburgh for years.
But the NFL has evolved. It got us to the playoffs two years ago, but we got drilled in the first round, and many of our wins that year, quite frankly, were luck-oriented.
The last 3 or 4 NFL champs have rushed for less than 100 yards in the Super Bowl. That's a telling statistic to me. Even Pittsburgh has evolved. The run game still exists, but it's much more about Big Ben and those receivers nowadays.