Texans "Mr. Fix it"

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  1. Rey

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    http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/sports/fb/texansfront/7454322.html
     
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    Nice read, thanks for pasting it! :)
     
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    Capers didn't call our defense.

    I'm no football historian by any means, but I'd never heard that Capers "revolutionized the game with zone blitzes." I'd always thought that was LeBeau, who preceded Capers in Pittsburgh.
     
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    Me too, and I'm pretty sure we are right.
     
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    A good article about the origin of the zone blitz here:

    Bill Arnsparger
     
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    You entered "Bill Arnsparger" in lieu of an actual link.
     
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    Bill Arnsparger developed it.

    Dick LeBeau refined it with the Bengals and then made it popular with the Steelers.

    Dom Capers was one of the first adopters and used it a lot when he was with the Steelers and then took it with him to the Panthers.
     


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    click on the name
     
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    cant - instead of his name, you need the "http://websiteaddress" you want linked inside the URL tags.
     
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