Steelers narrow list

In a statement released to the media late Monday afternoon, the Steelers announced their list of finalists for the head-coaching position. The finalists are ...

The Pittsburgh Steelers narrowed the list of candidates for their head coaching position to three, Russ Grimm, Ron Rivera and Mike Tomlin.

Mike Tomlin will come in on Tuesday for his second interview. Russ Grimm will have his second interview on Wednesday. Due to NFL rules, Ron Rivera will not be able to interview with the Steelers for a second time until the conclusion of the Chicago Bears' season.

Steelers President Art Rooney II issued the following statement regarding the team's head coaching search:

"We are pleased with the progress of our search to date. We now will move into the second interview phase and we are confident that each of the candidates on our short list will be excellent head coaches in the NFL. It is our task to determine which one is the best candidate for the Pittsburgh Steelers at this point in time. Our time frame remains as was stated at the beginning. We will conclude the search when we have found the best coach for the Pittsburgh Steelers."

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