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NFL off-season running thread

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Gehrig, Feb 7, 2012.

  1. Gehrig

    Gehrig Active Member

    I hope that you guys don't mind me starting this thread, and if the thread title isn't right, then please change it.

    Ricky Williams decided to call it quits again.

  2. Herbert Anchovy

    Herbert Anchovy Active Member

    Todd Haley is the Steelers' new OC.


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  3. qtlaw

    qtlaw Well-Known Member

    Shouldn't this be changed to "Where's Peyton?"

    Necks and nerves are nothing to take lightly, especially for a 35 yr. old.
  4. outofplace

    outofplace Well-Known Member

    I like the hire. Roethlisberger and the Steelers' receivers should be a good fit for his system and he does have roots in the town and the organization.

    That said, I don't understand pushing Arians out if you are going to bring in a guy who runs a similar system, unless the reports I've read are wrong and Tomlin really didn't want to keep Arians.
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  5. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    oop, aren't you at all concerned that a family-run, together organization is bringing in such a flaming jackhole to call the shots on offense? Chemistry not exactly his strong suit.
  6. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    Questioning the Steelers on how to run a football team is like questioning George Clooney on his ability to talk to women.
  7. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    Oh, I know they're the standard. Haley just seems like an odd fit because they generally seem to have the attitude that people getting along works better. (As opposed to a lot of organizations who believe people staying on edge makes them sharper.)
  8. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    Haley liked to run the football in KC. That is good enough for me.
  9. outofplace

    outofplace Well-Known Member

    They have had a heck of a recent run of success with assholes like Roethlisberger and Harrison on the team. Maybe they felt like they needed one on the coaching staff, too.
  10. outofplace

    outofplace Well-Known Member

    Do you remember his offense in Arizona? Sure, he was smart enough to run the ball in KC because that was what the personnel dictated. Give him a quarterback like Roethlisberger and receivers like Wallace, Brown and Sanders and I don't think he's going to want to run any more than Arians did.
  11. NickMordo

    NickMordo Active Member

    Haley ran a vertical passing offense in Arizona, tried to do it in KC with worse personnel and this is what Roethlisberger wanted. Rapist complained when Arians left and now he is probably pulling some 17-year-old to celebrate.
  12. Bubbler

    Bubbler Well-Known Member

    I dunno. Seems pretty questionable to me.

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