By Anthony Caruso III
The Capital Sports Report Owner/Sr. Writer
The Pittsburgh Steelers are playing in a big game later this afternoon. But it could be the last game for a member of their coaching staff, depending on if they lose to the New York Jets.
Dick LeBeau is considering retirement. LeBeau is the Steelers defensive coordinator and his contract expires at the end of this season.LeBeau is 73-years-old. He also let the NFL’s No. 1 defense this season.
“Dick LeBeau is arguably the best ever to coach defense” said ESPN analyst Ron Jaworski. “He has done it on such a consistent basis over a long period of time.”
LeBeau has been coaching in the NFL since 1973. He started out with the Philadelphia Eagles from 1973 to 1975, then moving on to the Green Bay Packers from 1976 to 1979. He coached with the Cincinnati Bengals from 1980 to 1991. He moved onto the Pittsburgh Steelers from 1992 to 1996.
He went back to the Bengals from 1997 to 2002, including being the Bengals head coach from 2000 to 2002. He was with the Buffalo Bills in 2003, before returning to the Steelers in 2004 until Present.
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