Hearing Dick LeBeau will be joining the Cardinals coaching staff at some point in a similar role as Tom Moore. He won't be the coordinator.— Mike Jurecki (@mikejurecki) January 14, 2015
The Pittsburgh Steelers have seen their share of coaches and players head out West to become part of the Arizona Cardinals organization. They saw the recruiting happen when Ken Whisenhunt left Pittsburgh for Arizona, and are seeing it again with Bruce Arians at the helm.
The latest coach to be lured to the desert is former Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau. It had been reported by Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette LeBeau and Arians were having talks about a reunion of the two former coordinators. Reports are surfacing today LeBeau will be going to Arizona, but not as the defensive coordinator.
Mike Jurecki, of Fox Sports 910AM, reports via Twitter LeBeau will be taking on a similar role with the Cardinals as Tom Moore has held within the Cardinals' organization. Moore, the one time assistant under Chuck Noll, has the title of Offensive Consultant and oversees the offensive preparations of the team.
LeBeau could very well hold an assistant coaching job, as well as the Defensive Consultant job for the Cardinals. As the Cardinals search to replace Todd Bowles, it doesn't seem it will be LeBeau filling those shoes.