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Steelers announce the hire of new tight end’s coach Alfredo Roberts

It is the first coaching hire for the Steelers of the 2021 offseason.

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The Pittsburgh Steelers have made their first coaching hire of the 2021 offseason. With the retirement of tight end’s coach James Daniel, the Steelers have announced they have hired Alfredo Roberts as their new tight end’s coach.

Roberts played five seasons in the NFL as a tight end from 1988 to 1992. After three seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs where he was drafted in the eighth round of the 1988 draft, Roberts went on to finish his career with the Dallas Cowboys. With 48 receptions for 450 yards and two touchdowns over his career, Roberts appeared in 80 regular-season games and started 36.

Roberts coaching career began in 1999 as the running backs coach for Florida Atlantic for two seasons before switching over to the wide receivers coach for two more seasons. Roberts made the jump to the NFL in 2003 where he spent four seasons as the Jaguars tight end’s coach before moving to the Cleveland Browns, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and Indianapolis Colts with all stops being as the tight end’s coach. Spending a year out of the NFL and coaching high school in 2016, Roberts was the Los Angeles Chargers running backs coach from 2017 to 2019 before serving as their tight end’s coach last season.

Robert spent three years on the same coaching staff with offensive coordinator candidate Pep Hamilton in Indianapolis as well as last season with the Los Angeles Chargers.

On behalf of BTSC, welcome to the Pittsburgh Steelers Coach Roberts.

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