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    How long will Haley last as our OC?

    He's one of the best offensive co-ordinators in the league, he's having a good first year in Pittsburgh, he was dismissed way too soon in Kansas City which begs the question.

    How long will it be before teams come calling for his services?

    I have fears this will be a very short-term keep which is unfortunate.

    The least thing we want is Ben to keep switching OC's during his prime and twilight years.

    Anyone else had a think about this?

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    The more we win the more Haley will stay at OC in Pitt. It's a perfect fir for him and his family since he was born and raised around Pittsburgh. He realizes probably he is not a good fit at any type of HC position. Why leave when your calling playing for a HOF Qb and has the weapons of a SB contending team? Wallace/Brown/Sander/Heath/Dwyer/Mendy/Rainey/Redman?

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    @Steel that is a valid point with who he has, but he can become a Head Coach again, get a boat load more money and make an offensive of his own.

    I just hope nobody comes calling - they can have Bruce Arians - LOL

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    The NFL is full of outstanding coordinators who can't succeed as a head coach.....we have two of them.

    Given Haley's pension for erratic and emotional breakdowns, he is not likely to be seen as head coach material again for a long time.
    Who will be Todd Haley's first victim on national TV ...... and when?

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    i think he really wants to be here. id imagine hes gonna be labeled with "great coordinator, not so good head coach" which may or may not be true but theres a bunch of them out there.

    theres still guys like cowher, billick, and gruden out there

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    Few more games like this and Miami will be calling.

    In all seriousness, not all good coordinators make good head coaches.

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    Few organizations have a daily culture like the Pittsburgh Steelers organization. I think he will stay as long as he is wanted.
    Not stretching the field like Uncle Fester used to, but it is smart play calling and getting guys in space.

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    Quote Originally Posted by K Train View Post
    i think he really wants to be here. id imagine hes gonna be labeled with "great coordinator, not so good head coach" which may or may not be true but theres a bunch of them out there.

    theres still guys like cowher, billick, and gruden out there
    Let's hope so, Last thing I want is for him to leave town and become the Cowboy HC or something lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flame View Post
    Let's hope so, Last thing I want is for him to leave town and become the Cowboy HC or something lol
    That job has Sean Payton's name written all over it if he doesn't go back to New Orleans....

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    This thread definitely did not go the way I thought it was from the title.

    I think Haley will be around a while. And just because he's a good coordinator, doesn't mean he'll be a good Head Coach. There are many many many great coordinators that sucked as HCs.

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