The Pittsburgh Steelers revealed that they interviewed three more general managers as they found a replacement for Kevin Colbert.
The Pittsburgh Steelers appear to have found their replacement for full-back Ben Roethlisberger at Mitchell Trubisky. With that goal ticked off their to-do list, the Steelers continue to look for a replacement for general manager Kevin Colbert, who will step down after the 2022 NFL Draft. They interviewed numerous candidates during the course of the campaign. throughout the season, and the list continues to grow.
On Saturday, the Steelers announced that it had interviewed former general managers Jerry Reese, Rick Spielman and Doug Whaley for the position over the past week.
Steelers interviews 3 more candidates for the position of general manager
Reese has spent most of her executive career with the New York Giants, starting as a college scout before being promoted to general manager in 2007 to replace retired Ernie Accorsi. The Giants have won two Super Bowls, including one in their first year as general manager. However, the team faltered after the 2011 season, as they had a failed record in four of Reese’s last six years on the job before he was sacked in the middle of the 2017 campaign following a failure in the chair. Eli Manning’s reserve.
The Giants hold the 91-85 record with Reese as general manager.
Of the three candidates, Spielman most recently held the position of general manager. Spielman joined the Minnesota Vikings in 2006 as vice president of player personnel, where he was de facto general manager until being awarded the official title in 2012. Team Viking made it to the knockouts. six times, where they held a 3-6 record and never made it to the Super Bowl. After going 8-9 this past season, Spielman was sacked by the Vikings.
The Vikings hold the overall record 132-123 with Spielman in the main office.
Whaley has experience in the Pittsburgh main office, where he spent 10 years before becoming assistant general manager of the Buffalo Bills in 2010. He was appointed general manager in 2013, a position that he held for four seasons before being fired after the 2016 campaign.
The Bills had a winning season under Whaley (2016, 9-7), but the team won 30-34 and had no playoffs.
It will only be a matter of time until the Steelers reveal who will replace Colbert after this year’s NFL Draft.
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