By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Steelers vice president and general manager Kevin Colbert will be back with the black and gold for another season.READ MORE: Openings Still Available For AHN Johnson And Johnson Vaccine Clinic In Monroeville By Appointment Only
The team announced Monday afternoon that they’ve signed Colbert to a one-year contract extension.
The extension means that Colbert will be with the team at least through the 2022 NFL Draft.
Vice President and General Manager Kevin Colbert has signed a one-year contract extension.
— Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) March 15, 2021READ MORE: WATCH: Girl Challenges Pittsburgh Police Officer And Former Pitt Football Player To Race
“I am excited to announce that we have extended the contract of Kevin Colbert for an additional year,” said Steelers President Art Rooney II. “Kevin has been instrumental to the success of our franchise over the last two decades, and we are happy to have him continue for another year.”
“It has been such an honor to be in this position with the Steelers for over 20 years,” said Colbert. “I want to thank Art Rooney for his continued support in extending my contract another year. We’ve been able to accomplish some great things, but my determination to help the Steelers reach our ultimate goal – to win another Super Bowl – has never been greater.”
Colbert will be entering his 11th season as GM of the team, but has been with the Steelers organization for over 20 years.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Weather: Warm Saturday, Chances Of Thunderstorms
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