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Recently during the mini camps that the Steelers are holding this offseason, tight end Heath Miller and Mike Tomlin both mentioned about the increased role that the tight ends may see this season under new offensive coordinator Todd Haley.  NFL.com had an article about just this such topic but time will tell and we’ll believe it when we see it. Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller is expected to play a key role as a receiver in new offensive coordinator Todd Haley’s system, Ed Bouchette reports in Thursday’s edition of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. “Haley is excited about what Heath Miller is capable of,” head coach Mike Tomlin said. “He’s been very clear about that, his excitement to work with Miller. I would imagine that the tight end is going to be a part of our plan.” “I definitely see opportunities for that to happen,” said Miller. “That’s not to say there weren’t opportunities in the last offense. We (the tight ends) are going to be involved a lot.” Being a bit sk
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