Q: How do you feel about your depth at cornerback?
HALEY: “I think about like I feel everywhere else, that injuries of any kind for us are going to be a huge obstacle, really at most spots. What we need to have is guys ready for the call of duty, so-to-speak and that’s part of the development of your younger group and I don’t know how game day will go for sure – who will be up and who won’t be up – but the good thing in having some of these things go on is some younger guys get a bunch of reps one way or another. That ends up being a good thing because maybe when they wouldn’t get quite as many they’re able to get a bunch over a couple week’s time and that ultimately helps in the development.”
HALEY: “He just was having a little issue also. I know, that’s what I said, how do you not be playing and have an issue? It’s just one of those things that he got tightened up or something while he was over there so we just had to make do. We have a couple different plans in effect each and every week Bob, and some of those may involve a little smaller nickel package. We’ve repped a bunch of different scenarios to try to be ready one way or another and one of those may, like I said, LB
Q: Would you be more inclined to leave a nickel back at nickel back?
HALEY: “Well, that goes with the theory of don’t weaken two spots. This is a good thing that you get into these situations from the standpoint of then it makes you work even a little harder at it in some of those scenarios and going through them. Sometimes when everyone is 100 percent it is easy to kind of keep that one over here and you just talk about it, which we do every week regardless. It is a little different when you actually have to practice it and get guys showing what they can do.”
Q: So this lets you get outside of the box?