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Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Steelers extend Tomlin

The Steelers haven't gotten a new deal done with wide receiver Mike Wallace yet, but they did manage to extend the contract of head coach Mike Tomlin through 2016.

At 40, Tomlin is entering his sixth season with the Steelers. The Steelers have gone to the playoffs in four of Tomlin's first five seasons, while also advancing to the Super Bowl twice, winning once.

“We are pleased to announce that Mike Tomlin will remain with the Steelers for at least five more years,” said Steelers’ President Art Rooney II. “Mike is one of the top head coaches in the National Football League and we are thrilled he will continue to lead our team as we pursue another Super Bowl title.”


steelcan said...

Hey Dale (or any one else) I wonder how many coaches in the HISTORY of the NFL have won more combined reg season & playoffs than the 60 that Tomlin has won in their first 5 years? (I bet that list is a pretty short one) Needless to say this is another good move in a off season full of good moves!

adamg said...

Wallace did not report to camp and in return the Steelers have suspended negotiations with him on a contract extention.

IMHO, Wallace is getting some poor advice either from himself or his agent or both. The Steelers aren't going to pay him more than they think he's worth no matter what he does. No doubt Wallace had a great first half, but his second half not so much. He's in a battle he won't win.