By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — More reports are emerging on coaching changes within the Steelers organization.READ MORE: Police Recover Drugs, Money, And Stolen Guns From Residence In Homewood
NFL insider Ian Rapoport reports that sources have told him that the Steelers are eyeing making quarterback coach Matt Canada the team’s new offensive coordinator.
The #Steelers are expected to promote QB coach Matt Canada to offensive coordinator, sources tell me and @TomPelissero. A creative mind originally from the college game, Canada also interviewed with the #Dolphins but now stays in Pittsburgh.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 16, 2021
Steelers are promoting Matt Canada to OC, NFLN reports.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: Nursing Home Deaths Fueling Blame
Not the worst choice. Kind of anti-climactic. Makes sense with and without Roethlisberger.https://t.co/29qdsO89hD
— Sean Gentille (@seangentille) January 16, 2021
The Steelers fired the previous offensive coordinator, Randy Fichtner, on Jan. 14. Fichtner had been a part of Head Coach Mike Tomlin’s staff since 2007.
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Stay with KDKA as we follow this developing story.