- Team News
- Media Center
- Game Day Grub
- Steelers Shop
- Steelers Tickets
- Steelers Digest
The Pittsburgh Steelers fired special teams coach Al Everest on Thursday, according to Jay Glazer of Fox Sports. The reason for the move is unknown at this time.
Letting Everest go comes at a time when most coaching jobs are typically safe. The regular season starts in just two weeks.
The Steelers hired Everest in January of 2010, bringing him over from the San Francisco 49ers, where he coached special teams from 2007-2009. The 49ers fired Everest. He spent six seasons as the special teams coach in New Orleans from 2000-2005.
Pittsburgh’s special teams did not allow a single opponent to score on a kick return or punt return last season. According to Football Outisders, the Steelers had a special teams DVOA of 1.7 percent, the ninth-best mark in the NFL.
The Steelers open their season at Denver on Sunday September 9. They continue their preseason schedule with a Saturday night game against the Buffalo Bills.
The Editor & Chief, the brains so to say, behind Pittsburgh Blitz. Jim is a rabid sports fan who just loves his Stillers, Pens and Buccos. Feel free to contact us at info[@]pittsburgh-blitz.com if you have any questions or comments or would like to join our staff and write for Pittsburgh Blitz.
Brady's A Jagoff & The Patriots Cheat
What Pittsburgh Eats is Sausage - stacked with peppers, onions and sauce, on a great Mancini's Italian sausage bun. When the sauce starts to drip down your chin, the bun can work as a sponge so you don't lose a drop! The amounts of the sausage and spices can be adjusted to suit individual taste.