With Steelers linebacker coach Keith Butler being named Dick LeBeau’s successor as defensive coordinator, the team had a vacancy to fill on their defensive coaching staff.
Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor talked with Joe Starkey of Starkey and Mueller about his future with the Steelers, Keith Butler replacing Dick LeBeau and whether or not he thinks Troy Polamalu will be back next year.
The Pittsburgh Steelers announced that Keith Butler has been named the team’s defensive coordinator.
Steelers Linebacker Coach Keith Butler has been known as their heir apparent to Dick LeBeau whenever the current Steelers Defensive Coordinator to step down, to the point the Steelers have blocked him in the past from interviewing for other jobs.
With the Steelers almost mathematically eliminated from the playoffs, questions are arising as to whether or not the Steelers will begin to play some of their younger more inexperienced players, but Steelers Insider and Post-Gazette Beat Writer Ed Bouchette says he doesn’t see Head Coach Mike Tomlin taking that approach.
The Steelers selected another offensive lineman in the draft. Mike Adams, a tackle from Ohio State, was the team’s second-round pick.
(93-7 The FAN) — Steelers linebackers coach met with team officials Monday and, as the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports, he will stay on as the team’s linebackers coach in 2012.
(93-7 The FAN) — Pittsburgh Steelers linebackers coach Keith Butler will interview for the defensive coordinator job with the Indianapolis Colts
Lawrence Timmons joined Seibel and Starkey with former Steeler Josh Miller on Sportsradio 93.7 The FAN to talk about how gratifying this year has been for him. A lot of people have said that nobody has improved more from last year than Timmons, and he talked about what the difference has been from last year to this year.