On Wednesday, coach Mike Tomlin held his press conference to end the season and was asked if there would be any changes in his coaching staff this season.
“Change is part of our business,” Tomlin told a news conference. “I will acknowledge the possibility of that. We are just beginning the process of leading those mass discussions that usually lead to change or change. This is the time of year. to move forward. ”
The Steelers wereted no time in making decisions.
On Thursday morning, the team announced that offensive coordinator Randy Fichtner, offensive line coach Sean Sarrett and defensive back coach Tom Bradley will not renew their contracts.
“I want to thank the three coaches for their commitment and dedication to the Pittsburgh Steelers,”
Fichtner, who was hired in 2007, has spent the last three seasons as Steelers’ offensive coordinator. During two of these seasons (2018-19), he served as an offensive coordinator and quarterback coach, while simply taking on the role of offensive coordinator in 2020. Prior to that, he was the team’s quarterback coach from 2010-17 and coach of receivers from 2007-09.
Sarett joined the Steelers in 2012 and has been an offensive assistant for six seasons, from 2012-17. In 2018 he was promoted to assistant coach on the offensive line. Sarett was selected as the coach of the team’s offensive line in 2019, a role he has played in the last two seasons.
Bradley joined the Steelers in 2018 as a coach for the team’s defenders, a role he has held for three seasons. Bradley joined the team after a career as a coach at the College of Football, including at Penn State University.