Coach Mike Tomlin refers to Joe Haden as 'low maintenance.'
His teammates refer to him as steady, reliable and dependable.
And now he is once again referred to as a Pro Bowler as he was named to the Pro Bowl today, replacing Marcus Peters who can't participate because of an injury.
"He's just a quality, low-maintenance, high-production veteran player," said Tomlin of Haden. "Obviously, Joe made the splash plays, so he deserves the recognition, but I can't say enough about those low-maintenance, high-production veteran corners that provide a nice high floor for us in terms of performance."
Haden finished the season with five interceptions, tied for the fourth in the NFL this season. He had 65 tackles, 59 of them solo stops, 17 pass defenses and a forced fumble and fumble recovery.
He didn't get those numbers by accident. He got them by being focused and driven on everything he does. But you won't hear him taking any credit.
"It's everybody working together," said Haden. "It's a lot of things, a lot of pass rushes, a lot of film studies, a lot of communication going into it. We're seeing things, communicating, telling guys what I'm about to do and them having my back."
Haden will join fellow defensive players Minkah Fitzpatrick, Cam Heyward and T.J. Watt in the game. The game will be played on Sunday, Jan. 26 in Orlando, Florida.