The cover 2 scheme is receiving much criticism early in the preseason, but a closer look reveals that it may not be the scheme that is the problem.
2015 Preseason: Steelers vs. Bills
The Steelers defense yielded 542 yards and 43 points in a 43-19 loss to the Bills on Saturday. Considering the next-to-last preseason game is the dress-rehearsal for the regular season, it might be the same old story for Pittsburgh's defense in 2015.
If you were one of the many fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers to put yourself through the torture of watching the Steelers vs. Bills preseason game Saturday you saw how bad the defense was. See why James Harrison compared the defense to Burger King.
The Pittsburgh Steelers lost their 4th preseason game against the Buffalo Bills 43-19, moving their record to 1-3, but the questions which now remain following the performance are palpable.
The Pittsburgh Steelers have suffered some key injuries this preseason, and you can add Bud Dupree to that growing list.
Saturday afternoon's game against the Bills is the Steelers' fourth of five preseason contests. Players who have not yet locked down a roster spot are quickly running out of time -- and all fates will be secured by 4:00 p.m. on September 5.
The Pittsburgh Steelers secondary has been hit-or-miss through the 2015 preseason. In the team's final "dress rehearsal" against the Bills, the secondary will look to take another step forward in their progression.
The Pittsburgh Steelers have some nagging injuries on their roster, but as the team prepares to play the Buffalo Bills Saturday, only Stephon Tuitt was ruled 'out' by Mike Tomlin.