The Pittsburgh Steelers utterly fell aside after starting the 12 months 11-0, and it seems they’ll make some main modifications heading into subsequent season.
Randy Fichtner won’t return as Pittsburgh’s offensive coordinator in 2021, the group introduced on Thursday. His contract is about to run out, and the Steelers are usually not curious about re-signing him.
Offensive line coach Shaun Sarrett and defensive backs coach Tom Bradley additionally won’t have their expiring contracts renewed.
Fichtner has been with the Steelers since 2007. He was an offensive assistant when Pittsburgh gained the Tremendous Bowl in 2009 and labored his manner up the ranks. Fichtner was promoted to offensive coordinator in 2018 after Ben Roethlisberger appeared to have some issues with Todd Haley.
The Steelers scored 26.0 factors per sport throughout the common season, which ranked close to the center of the NFL. They appeared to worsen because the 12 months went on, and so they clearly really feel a brand new offensive coordinator might help repair a few of these points.