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A list of candidates for the Steelers’ vacant coordinator position

Friday, January 15th, 2021

This is not an easy job whatsoever as their is so much uncertainty at quarterback as well as whether or not Mike Tomlin has a future as this teams head coach should the Steelers regress next season. With so many question marks, I compiled and separated a list of possible replacements. I wouldn’t be surprised if the Steelers picked anyone of the following guys or if they went off the board completely.

Browns’ coach out of basement

Friday, January 15th, 2021

Browns coach Kevin Stefanski doesn’t plan a trip downstairs to his basement any time soon. Those walls were closing in on me,” he said. Stefanski returned to the team’s facility Thursday, 10 days after the first-year coach tested positive for COVID-19 and he was forced to miss Cleveland’s playoff win over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday.

Steelers Rumors: Keith Butler Expected to Be Retained as Defensive Coordinator

Thursday, January 14th, 2021

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Keith Butler is reportedly sticking around. Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Thursday that the team will retain Butler, whose contract expires at the end of the month. ESPN's Jeremy Fowler said the team is negotiating a new contract with the 64-year-old, who plans to "go year-to-year" with any deal.

Steelers senior defensive assistant Teryl Austin interviews for Tennessee Titans DC position

Thursday, January 14th, 2021

The Steelers senior defensive assistant/secondary coach is interviewing for Tennessee Titans defensive coordinator role.

Steelers tight ends coach James Daniel retires

Thursday, January 14th, 2021

Mike Tomlin said there could be changes to the Steelers’ staff on Wednesday, and that is coming to pass. After the club confirmed offensive coordinator Randy Fichtner, offensive line coach Shaun Sarrett, and defensive backs coach Tom Bradley won’t have their contracts renewed, Pittsburgh has now announced tight ends coach James Daniel will retire. Daniel, [more]

Status of the Steelers 2021 salary cap heading into the offseason

Thursday, January 14th, 2021

The Steelers are going to need to put in some serious work to get their salary cap in order this offseason.

Chasing championships, not clicks: The Steelers need to gain humility

Thursday, January 14th, 2021

Even as Pittsburgh seemed on the precipice of greatness—and maybe even history—the Steelers never seemed to play like an undefeated, unblemished team. As many have expounded, starting 11-0 is a feat that cannot be due to sheer luck. But between almost wilting to Denver backup Jeff Driskel in Week 2 to a near unmitigated disaster in Dallas, the Steelers’ record was simply a façade.

Buttoned-down Baker: Mayfield showing maturity for Browns

Wednesday, January 13th, 2021

They have a ton of confidence in each other, and so people get mad when you put it out there, you put it up for bulletin-board material, but I don’t have a problem with it. "It comes with the nature of this game that you’ve got to be confident and you’ve got to know and believe in yourself. There was a time not long ago when Mayfield probably would have reacted differently, firing back at Watkins with a snarky comment or promising some kind of retaliation.

If Ben Roethlisberger keeps playing, the Steelers will need to figure out how to reduce his $41.25 million cap number

Wednesday, January 13th, 2021

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin claimed on Wednesday that he’s not fully aware of the dynamics regarding quarterback Ben Roethlisberger‘s cap charge for 2021. “I don’t have a clear assessment of the overall impact of the cap ramifications, so I might not have a direct answer to your question,” Tomlin said. “But I think it is [more]

JuJu Smith-Schuster is the heart and soul of the Steelers receiving corps

Wednesday, January 13th, 2021

However I want to celebrate a Steeler who has repeatedly proved his worth and this year unequivocally established himself as the heart and soul of the Steelers receiving corps, one JuJu Smith-Schuster. Now this is well out of the realm of the finger pointing he has received for his TiK-Tok midfield logo dances (in other teams’ stadiums), and his misconstrued pre-Browns playoff game comment.