The Pittsburgh Steelers are continuing to fill out their coaching squad for the 2021 season. After recently promoting assistant coach Adrian Klemm to be the offensive line coach, the Steelers reportedly are hiring Chris Morgan to fill the role of assistant offensive line coach. This per Mark Kaboly of The Athletic:
Steelers are hiring former Falcons OL coach Chris Morgan as assistant OL coach per @DDuggan21 and me. Morgan interviewed with the Giants as well Morgan has 12 years experience — 6 as an assistant OL coach and 6 as OL coach.— Mark Kaboly (@MarkKaboly) February 5, 2021
Morgan has spent the last six seasons with the Atlanta Falcons as their offensive line coach. With a new head coach for the 2021 season, Morgan was let go about two weeks ago. In all, Morgan has been coaching in the NFL for 12 seasons with the Oakland Raiders, Washington Football Team, and Seattle Seahawks.
With some showing apprehension with the promotion of Adrian Klemm to offensive line coach, bringing in an assistant coach with Morgan‘s résumé could help get the Steelers back on track. Now that the coaches are in place, the Steelers will need to make a number of decisions when it comes to personnel along the offensive line. Additionally, the Steelers will need to prepare for the upcoming draft where offensive line looks to be a position of need so much so they could be making multiple selections.
With the report of Morgan‘s hire, the only position left for the Pittsburgh Steelers which has been vacated after the 2020 season is that of defensive backs coach. Whether or not the Steelers will fill this position has yet to be determined.
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