PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Dick LeBeau is expected to sign a one-year contract with the Steelers to remain the team’s defensive coordinator, according to a report from our news partners at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
LeBeau told the PG that he doesn’t plan on coaching “anywhere but here.”
This past season, LeBeau led the league’s No. 2-ranked defense. The Steelers finished the season No. 1 in points allowed (14.5 points) and run defense (62.8 yards); second in total yards allowed (276.8 yards) and 12th in pass defense (214.1 yards).
At the beginning of the season LeBeau, 72, was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio.
LeBeau played his NFL career from 1959-1972 with the Detroit Lions and recorded 62 interceptions in 185 games.