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 Post subject: Re: Will they hire a new QB Coach
PostPosted: Wed Jan 17, 2018 10:40 pm 
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James doesn't like to teach. Maybe see if the can add Lefty


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 Post subject: Re: Will they hire a new QB Coach
PostPosted: Wed Jan 17, 2018 10:44 pm 
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Jeemie wrote:
How many ex-Steelers do we need to hire as coaches?

Being an ex-Steeler doesn’t mean you know how to coach.


At this point in Ben’s career he doesn’t need a QB coach. He simply needs a guy that is going to be there during film study and on the sidelines to discuss things. Batch is perfect for that.

When Ben retires make a change then if need be.


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 Post subject: Re: Will they hire a new QB Coach
PostPosted: Wed Jan 17, 2018 10:48 pm 
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Jeemie wrote:
How many ex-Steelers do we need to hire as coaches?

Being an ex-Steeler doesn’t mean you know how to coach.



Bingo.


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 Post subject: Re: Will they hire a new QB Coach
PostPosted: Wed Jan 17, 2018 10:53 pm 
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Jeemie wrote:
How many ex-Steelers do we need to hire as coaches?

Being an ex-Steeler doesn’t mean you know how to coach.

But they’ve had such great success hiring ex-Steelers... :roll:

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 Post subject: Re: Will they hire a new QB Coach
PostPosted: Wed Jan 17, 2018 11:01 pm 
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I wouldn’t mind Batch at all. Everyone needs someone to bounce things off, watch his footwork and mechanics. Batch knows him well and think that Ben really respects him. He was always the first guy Ben would talk to coming off the field and looking at the pics/tablet with. Would be a great hire IMO


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 Post subject: Re: Will they hire a new QB Coach
PostPosted: Thu Jan 18, 2018 12:39 am 
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955876 wrote:
At this point in Ben’s career he doesn’t need a QB coach. He simply needs a guy that is going to be there during film study and on the sidelines to discuss things. Batch is perfect for that.

When Ben retires make a change then if need be.


That's a really good point. I think Ben got pretty close which Fitchner the past several years and that had a really positive impact on his game.

Ben does need a smart, experienced guy to review the overheads with. Double-duty for Hines? I recall Hines being widely regarded around the league as one of the smartest guys playing. But I think there's strong chemistry with Batch.

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 Post subject: Re: Will they hire a new QB Coach
PostPosted: Thu Jan 18, 2018 12:41 am 
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Jeemie wrote:
Being an ex-Steeler doesn’t mean you know how to coach.


Doesn't appear to be true with Kevin Greene and Darren Perry.....they're just hiring the wrong ex-Steelers :D

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 Post subject: Re: Will they hire a new QB Coach
PostPosted: Thu Jan 18, 2018 5:47 am 
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It isn’t just about coaching Ben, there are three QBs on the roster. Do many of you expect Randy to be the OC and still have time to coach up Josh Dobbs or another 3rd round draft pick? A QB coach is essential to develop all of your QBs, as well as offer new ideas, a fresh perspective.

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 Post subject: Re: Will they hire a new QB Coach
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Bring in Frank Cignetti from the Giants...


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 Post subject: Re: Will they hire a new QB Coach
PostPosted: Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:12 am 
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Jeemie wrote:
How many ex-Steelers do we need to hire as coaches?

Being an ex-Steeler doesn’t mean you know how to coach.


He probably gets paid more doing TV and Radio.


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 Post subject: Re: Will they hire a new QB Coach
PostPosted: Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:13 am 
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Scunge wrote:
It isn’t just about coaching Ben, there are three QBs on the roster. Do many of you expect Randy to be the OC and still have time to coach up Josh Dobbs or another 3rd round draft pick? A QB coach is essential to develop all of your QBs, as well as offer new ideas, a fresh perspective.


Is Randy officially OC?


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