Steelers sing LeBeau’s praises

Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau doesn’t like to take credit for engineering the league’s best defense for the past two seasons, but he can’t stop his players from heaping praise.

John Harris of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports that defensive end Brett Keisel, defensive captain James Farrior, linebacker Larry Foote, and cornerback Ike Taylor jumped at the chance to pay homage to their 71-year-old coordinator.

“To a man, LeBeau’s defensive players believe he should be enshrined in the Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio,” writes Harris. “When the Steelers played in the Hall of Fame Game in Mike Tomlin‘s first game as coach, some of the players honored LeBeau by wearing special jerseys bearing his name and number.” More

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