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Steelers will experiment with Todd Haley in the booth again on Saturday, but with Big Ben at QB

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The Pittsburgh Steelers have been experimenting with Todd Haley being in the booth calling plays. This will be the first time the experiment involves No. 7.

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For some reason, fans, but mainly local media, were enamored with the fact Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley was in the press box calling plays during the first two preseason games this year. They cared enough to pester Mike Tomlin about it in this post-game press conference, which received a very short response stating he won’t be answering questions about their plans to do so in the future.

Well, there goes that...

Per Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the team will experiment with Haley calling the plays from the booth to the sideline again, but Ben Roethlisberger, not Joshua Dobbs or Landry Jones, will be the one receiving the calls.

You might consider this the final test run of this experiment, but if Roethlisberger doesn’t like the timing, or really anything, regarding the set up, you can expect it to be tossed out the window moving forward.

In the meantime, sit back and enjoy the local media flip out regarding where the offensive coordinator is sitting, or standing, during the duration of the football game.