Dwayne Haskins gets interesting advice from Steelers QB coach in impressive performance vs. Eagles

Dwayne Haskins took some intriguing recommendations from Pittsburgh Steelers quarterbacks coach Mike Sullivan prior to Thursday night’s 24-16 preseason win over the Philadelphia Eagles. Sullivan informed Haskins to “resemble allure gamers” on his developments when he remained in the video game. 

Haskins looked the function of an artist as soon as he went into the video game for Pittsburgh, communicating what Sullivan advised him to do.

“Simply basically be smooth,” Haskins stated after the win. “That’s sort of what I was attempting to do (Thursday), was simply be smooth and a great deal of plays will pertain to me. Rely on what I saw, letting my eyes inform me and my feet inform me where to opt for the ball.”

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Haskins completed 16 of 22 for 161 backyards and a goal, going into the competitors with Mason Rudolph for the Steelers’ No. 2 quarterback task. He had a remarkable goal toss to Anthony Johnson, acknowledging the pocket collapsing and stepping up to his right. While running, Haskins tossed a pass throughout the middle and discovered Johnson for ball game — among numerous remarkable tosses of the night.

“It wasn’t always what coach desired,” Haskins stated. “Like a great deal of Cover-2, they weren’t actually spying me as far as protective protections. When the read wasn’t there, I simply purchased a number of additional ticks and I informed the people to work the 2nd part of the path and get open if I do not strike you right after I hang back. They did a fantastic task surviving for me.”

Haskins left to a sluggish start, however was crisp on his intermediate includes the 2nd half. The Steelers completed 11 of 17 on 3rd down, most of which were when Haskins remained in the video game. All Haskins desired was another chance, and the Steelers have actually offered him one. 

“I actually believed he was in command tonight,” Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin stated. “He did a fantastic task of interacting with individuals and going through developments. He had a third-and-8 or something and I saw him go through 3 or 4 checks out, toss the ball over the middle of the field and transform for us. That was simply a picture of the kind of night he had. 

“I believed he was quite in command of his play.”

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