Originally written on Steelers Depot  |  Last updated 12/31/12

KANSAS CITY, MO - NOVEMBER 22: Head Coach Mike Tomlin of the Pittsburgh Steelers talks with a referee against the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium on November 22, 2009 in Kansas City, Missouri. The Chiefs defeated the Steelers 27-24. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)
The Pittsburgh Steelers fired special teams coordinator Al Everest two games into the preseason this earlier this year and replaced him with assistant special teams coach Amos Jones, who head coach Mike Tomlin hired to his staff back when took the job in 2007. The firing was considered very surprising at the time because teams rarely, if ever, make coaching changes in training camp. The Steelers special teams unit ended the 2012 season on Sunday ranked 22nd in the league in punt return average allowed (10.3) and 18th in the league in kickoff return average (24.0). As far as their own returns Read more [...]
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