PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Former Steelers safety Carnell Lake could be returning to the team. According to our news partners at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Lake is a candidate to fill a secondary coaching spot.
The position opened up when Ray Horton left to become the defensive coordinator for the Arizona Cardinals.
The former strong safety/cornerback was drafted by the Steelers in the second round of the 1989 NFL Draft. He played here in Pittsburgh for 10 of his 12 seasons.
During his tenure with the team, he had 21.5 sacks, 16 interceptions and 15 forced fumbles.
Lake last coached at UCLA in 2009.
The PG is also reporting that the Steelers have signed Bruce Arians to a one-year deal.
Arians joined the Steelers staff in January of 2004.
This will be his fifth year as the Steelers offensive coordinator.