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Looking back at the Steelers' win over the New York Jets
Looking back at the Steelers' win over the New York Jets

Steelers 19, Jets 6 Strategy: In their second year under offensive coordinator Todd Haley, the Steelers remain a pass-oriented team. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger took a few shots down the field, but more often he was throwing short, including 11 passes short of the line of scrimmage. Wide-outs, running backs and tight ends were all used in the screen game. They did run the ball 26 times against the Jets, though that was a byproduct of them getting out to a two-touchdown lead. There are a lot of new faces on the defense, but they still are schematically similar to the Steelers of recent years, running a 3-4 base with coordinator Dick LeBeau's creative zone...

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