Todd Haley

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Haley Explains Reasoning Behind Deep Pass Attempts On 3rd And Short

If it seems like Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger takes quite a few deep shots down the field in third and short situations, it’s because he does. In fact, Roethlisberger is currently tied for the league-lead with Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer for the most third down deep pass attempts…


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Todd Haley Encouraged By Accelerated Growth Of Jesse James

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie tight end Jesse James was warned by his offensive coordinator, Todd Haley, following his first game day helmet four games ago that he better not give him a reason to sit him again. So far he hasn’t. After spending the first eight games on the inactive list,…


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Steelers Film Room: Smash Concept

Revisiting a concept we’ve talked about in the past. A core one we see in practically every team’s playbook and is the quintessential Cover 2 beater in the NFL. It’s the smash concept, and the Pittsburgh Steelers ran it early in Sunday’s win over the Indianapolis Colts. For a refresher,…


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Workload For DeAngelo Williams A Mystery After Past Two Games

In DeAngelo Williams’ first three starts this season, the Pittsburgh Steelers had him working at a career-high pace of nearly 23 carries per game. Admittedly, he was producing at a high level, totaling 374 yards along the way while averaging 5.5 yards per carry. Over the course of his past…


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Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: 2015 Week Twelve

The Pittsburgh Steelers at 6-5 are far from their prime as they head into a prime time showdown on Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts. At stake is nothing short of their playoff aspirations for the 2015 season. As it is, following their 39-30 loss to the Seattle Seahawks, the team…


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Markus Wheaton Grounded, Ready For What Comes Next

In the five games leading up to Sunday’s match with the Seahawks, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Markus Wheaton hauled in a total of seven catches for 45 yards. That was his total level of production since Martavis Bryant returned to the lineup. But in Seattle, he went off for a…


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Todd Haley Impressed By Development Of Jesse James

Heath Miller has been sidelined in practice for the past two days, nursing a rib injury that he suffered in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Sunday loss in Seattle. Matt Spaeth has also been limited in practice. It seems that things are shaping up for Jesse James to continue to play a…