Todd Haley

Steelers Vs. Colts: 7 Keys To Victory – Week 12

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the (5-5) Indianapolis Colts on the road Thursday night and will be attempting to win a second-consecutive game in the process and their first on Thanksgiving since 1950. Below are seven things that I believe the team will need to do in order to come…


Week 12 Steelers Vs Colts – What To Watch For

The Pittsburgh Steelers are looking to stack some wins later today—after dinner, of course—against the Indianapolis Colts, whom they are looking to defeat for the third time in as many years. And this time, once again, they will not have to face Colts quarterback Andrew Luck, who has been ruled…


The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Colts Preview With Phil Wilson, Thanksgiving Picks & More

Season 7, Episode 45 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and in this Wednesday show, David Todd and I get right to talking about the Pittsburgh Steelers upcoming Thursday night game against the Indianapolis Colts. We start off by talking about how Colts quarterback Andrew Luck isn’t likely to play Thursday against the Steelers in…





Todd Haley Laments Missed Opportunities Vs Cowboys

And yes, I am stealing “laments” from Matthew Marczi, a man who is much smarter than I. Technically, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ matched their weekly goal. They scored 30 points for the first time in a month. But looking beyond those basic expectations, Todd Haley knows it could’ve been a lot…


Watch: Haley Brings Back RPOs To Pittsburgh’s Offense

Our weekly talk to the tape segment. Todd Haley may have had an up-and-down season, but Sunday against Dallas, he called a good game. One thing he increased was the use of RPOs, run/pass options, that created several successful plays. There were also multiple options on screen plays to give…


Film Room: Evaluating The Steelers’ Failed Two-Point Conversions

The Pittsburgh Steelers were prepared for it, I’m sure, but it’s a safe bet they didn’t expect to try four two-point attempts in Sunday’s loss to the Dallas Cowboys. And unfortunately, they put up the big ‘ol goose egg, even more disappointing considering the success they had in 2015. We’re…


Ben Credits Haley For Motivation Behind Fake Spike

It would’ve been the play of the year for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The one we’d still be talking about this week. Instead, like I wrote on Monday, it’s a footnote. But Ben Roethlisberger had a chance to explain what led to his Dan Marino fake spike that resulted in a touchdown…


Film Room: Ben’s Marino-Inspired Spike A Forgotten Highlight

I know it’s inconsequential. It’s the Pittsburgh Steelers’ version of Jermaine Kearse’s sensational Super Bowl catch. A captivating play immediately wiped out by what followed. For him, Russell Wilson’s interception. For Pittsburgh, giving the lead – and the game – right back to Dallas. But man, it was an awesome…


Gut Reactions: Steelers Vs Cowboys Week 10

These are some of my gut reactions after watching the Pittsburgh Steelers grasp defeat from the jaws of victory in Week 10 against the Dallas Cowboys. – I’m a fan of going for 2-point conversions. Historically and statistically, Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers’ offense have been good at converting them….


Watch: The Truth About Todd Haley’s Playcalling Sunday

As I’ll preface in the video, Todd Haley did not have a resume-building game Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens. No one did. But how much of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ struggles were on him? Less than you think. We throw aside all the cliches. Too conservative. Too much run, run, pass. Too…


Steelers Vs. Ravens: Beyond The Box Score – Week 9

Box score’s give the statistical picture of a football game, but every game has a set of plays that impact it more than the box score indicates. Here is a compilation of those plays from the Pittsburgh Steelers Week 9 loss to the Baltimore Ravens. – With six minutes left…


Film Room: Coates’ Late Drop A Perfect Play Call Wasted

Real quick look at Sammie Coates’ fourth quarter drop that could’ve made the Baltimore Ravens’ loss way more interesting. It was a perfect playcall, great throw, and squandered by Coates. To be clear, far from the main reason why the Pittsburgh Steelers lost. Coates didn’t get them into a three-score…