The 2011 Argo defence was about as pathetic as it gets. The DC combination of Chip Garbage and Weasel Steinhauer was a complete disaster. Couldn't stop the run...couldn't pressure the QB...couldn't keep the opposition out of the end zone. The 2012 Argo defence has been struggling with the same problems over the past five games. In fact, it's actually been WORSE.
2011 Toronto Defence Season Totals
Points Allowed Per Game: 27.7
Opposing QB Sacks Per Game: 1.6
Rushing Yards Allowed Per Game: 136
2012 Toronto Defence Weeks 9 Through 13
Points Allowed Per Game: 29.2
Opposing QB Sacks Per Game: 1.0
Rushing Yards Allowed Per Game: 129
Goes back to what I've always said - - if you can't stop the run and can't get to the QB, you're going to struggle. Toronto is 2-3 since the defence started falling apart, and if not for a few gifts from Smiling Hank they could easily have been 1-4 or even 0-5.
Apparently the Little Egomaniac Chris Jones is willing to sacrifice the team for his own power trip. Continues to play his undersized DB friends at LB...refuses to let the DLine pass rush...insists on playing inferior personnel.
Let's see what happens this week in Winnipeg. Toronto defence should dominate the league's worst offence - - unless Jones lets his ego sabotage things again.
This is a danger game against the Bombers. I don't like Toronto's chances at all. My guess is the apologists will use Jarious Jackson and the return of Buck Pierce as excuses, and avoid acknowledging the real problems of this Argo team.