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Pittsburgh Steelers Mutually Agree to Part Ways with Longtime Defensive Coordinator Dick LeBeau
January 10th, 2015 at 5:28 PM
While Mike Tomlin wanted Todd Haley back as his offensive coordinator for the 2015 season, he did not feel the same way with longtime defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau and the head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers had the tough choice to make. ***PHOTO1*** On Saturday afternoon, Steve Stout of the Urbana Citizen...

Mike Tomlin Won’t Commit to Dick LeBeau Returning as Steelers Defensive Coordinator for 2015
January 8th, 2015 at 8:39 PM
In the past, it was always a foregone conclusion that Dick LeBeau would always return to the Pittsburgh Steelers as their defensive coordinator, but this time, Mike Tomlin was not as affirmative. ***PHOTO1*** While Tomlin announced on Thursday that Todd Haley would be back with the team as the offensive coordinator for...

Steelers to Retain Todd Haley as Offensive Coordinator; Signs 2-Year Extension
January 8th, 2015 at 7:40 PM
When Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin addressed the media to talk about their disappointing 30-17 loss to the Baltimore Ravens, he mentioned that he's still not over it, but he did mention that one of his assistant coaches will return for the 2015 season. ***PHOTO1*** Tomlin will bring back offensive coordinator...

Pittsburgh Steelers Mourn the Loss of Legend Chuck Noll
June 14th, 2014 at 10:50 PM
Friday was a sad day in Pittsburgh and across the NFL. The Pittsburgh Steelers and Steeler Nation lost another one of their all-time greats, as Hall of Fame head coach Chuck Noll passed away at his Sewickley home. Prior to his passing, the 82-year-old former coach had been under a...

Pittsburgh Steelers Bring Back Joey Porter as a Defensive Assistant
February 11th, 2014 at 10:17 PM
As the league calendar hits a lull, with two weeks until the NFL Combine, things for these most part have been quiet at the Pittsburgh Steelers facilities. That all changed on Tuesday, as the team made another addition to their coaching staff. ***PHOTO1*** After a seven-year absence, the Steelers brought...

Buffalo Bills to Interview Pittsburgh Steelers Assistant Jerry Olsavsky for Linebacker Coach Position
January 29th, 2014 at 9:26 PM
Much of the off-season coaching discussions in Pittsburgh have centered around the openings and new hires on the offensive side of the ball. While both openings were a bit of a surprise to some extent considering the steady improvement of the Pittsburgh Steelers offense in 2013, it is also surprising...

Pittsburgh Steelers Hire James Saxon as New Running Backs Coach
January 28th, 2014 at 10:17 PM
After a deliberate search to find their next offensive line coach after firing Jack Bicknell Jr, the Pittsburgh Steelers did not take the same approach in filling their latest opening. On Tuesday, head coach Mike Tomlin found his man from an ironic location.***PHOTO1***Just days after former running backs coach Kirby...

Pittsburgh Steelers Lose Kirby Wilson to the Minnesota Vikings
January 25th, 2014 at 8:32 PM
Less than a week since being announced as a candidate for the open Baltimore Ravens offensive coordinator position, Pittsburgh Steelers running backs coach Kirby Wilson is on the move. While he is not the new coordinator in Baltimore, his new job does come as a bit of a surprise.***PHOTO1*** Once...

Pittsburgh Steelers Hire Former Tennessee Titans Head Coach Mike Munchak as Offensive Line Coach
January 23rd, 2014 at 9:55 PM
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin made what could possibly be the most important hire of his tenure when he signed Mike Munchak to be the new offensive line coach. In the process, the team added one more former NFL head coach to their seasoned staff.***PHOTO1***For Munchak, signing with the...

Baltimore Ravens to Interview Running Backs Coach Kirby Wilson for Offensive Coordinator Position
January 21st, 2014 at 10:25 PM
To this point, the Pittsburgh Steelers coaching staff has only seen self-inflicted wounds, keeping Keith Butler, while losing only fired offensive line coach Jack Bicknell Jr.  That could all change this week, as word came out on Tuesday that running backs coach Kirby Wilson was one of four in-line to...

Will Senior Bowl Add Clarity to the Offensive Line Coach Search
January 20th, 2014 at 10:18 PM
With the firing of Jack Bicknell Jr, the Pittsburgh Steelers are still searching for a new offensive line coach. While, they have interviewed two potential candidates, Shaun Sarrett and Mike Munchak, there is still no word on what  direction the team is heading. ***PHOTO1***Unfortunately, for fans, the coaching staff and...

Pittsburgh Steelers to Retain Keith Butler as Linebacker’s Coach
January 18th, 2014 at 11:40 PM
Every season, teams reach out to the Pittsburgh Steelers for permission to speak with linebacker’s coach Keith Butler about their opening for a defensive coordinator. 2014 started off the same way, fortunately for the Steelers, it ended the same way as well.***PHOTO1***Long considered the heir-apparent to Dick LeBeau, Butler has...

Pittsburgh Steelers Interview Mike Munchak for Their Offensive Line Coach Vacancy
January 17th, 2014 at 9:14 PM
Earlier in the week, the Pittsburgh Steelers appeared poised to interview the person many felt was the front runner for their vacant offensive line coach position, Carolina Panthers assistant Ray Brown. While no official word was released on that potential interview, the team did add an interesting name to the...

The Carolina Panthers Loss Could Help the Pittsburgh Steelers Find an Offensive Line Coach
January 12th, 2014 at 9:30 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers still have an opening on their coaching staff for an offensive line coach. While there has been little talk of the search process, that could all change in the next few days.***PHOTO1*** To this point, the only news to come out about the search was on Thursday,...

Pittsburgh Steelers Must Decide on Blocking Philosophy Before Hiring New Offensive Line Coach
January 4th, 2014 at 8:22 PM
Now that a day has passed since the Pittsburgh Steelers fired offensive line coach Jack Bicknell Jr, the reasoning is still somewhat unclear. Yes, 2013 was not a perfect year for that unit, but many strides were made.***PHOTO1*** Looking back at some game tape, this move may have been decided...

Pittsburgh Steelers Fire Offensive Line Coach; Sign Two Players to Reserve/Futures Contracts
January 3rd, 2014 at 11:53 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers have started their offseason evaluations with the surprise firing of offensive line coach Jack Bicknell Jr. Tasked with mentoring the Steelers young offensive line, Bicknell lasted less than one year at the position. ***PHOTO1*** The Steelers had been Bicknells' third NFL franchise since 2009. He had previous stints...

Could Mike Tomlin Be a Serious Candidate for Head Coach at the University of Texas, If the Job were to Open?
December 11th, 2013 at 11:55 PM
In what has been a disappointing and rumored filled 2013 for the Pittsburgh Steelers, the hits continue to come. Earlier in the week, a report surfaced saying that the team would, in fact, lose a late round selection in the 2014 NFL Draft due to Mike Tomlin’s on-field interference in...

The Pittsburgh Steelers Must Start Playing for 2014
December 10th, 2013 at 10:24 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers are coming off two disappointing losses against the Baltimore Ravens and Miami Dolphins, basically ending their season. Now, they must bring all hands on deck, in this match-up against their division rival Cincinnati Bengals. ***PHOTO1***Incredibly, unlike the disappointing 2012 version of the Steelers, it has been the...

NFL Fines Head Coach Mike Tomlin $100,000 for Sideline Incident
December 4th, 2013 at 10:02 PM
On Tuesday, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin stood in front of the media and took full responsibility for his actions when he interfered with a Baltimore Ravens kickoff return. During that press conference, he also said he was willing to accept any and all fines. On Wednesday, he found...

Mike Tomlin, Pittsburgh Steelers May Face Harsh Penalty for Potential Sideline Interference
December 1st, 2013 at 11:02 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers have been dealing with the injury situation that rose from their 22-20 loss to the Baltimore Ravens on Thursday night. Unfortunately, that may not be the only situation that the Steelers will have to deal with. ***PHOTO1*** The big news coming from league sources concerns coach Mike...