Steelers confirm 4 more candidates interviewed for GM job

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Add four names to the list of candidates interviewed by the Pittsburgh Steelers to be the organization’s next general manager.

The team’s verified Twitter account revealed Friday night that Green Bay Packers co-director of player personnel John Wojciechowski, Indianapolis Colts university scouting director Morocco Brown, Panthers assistant general manager of Carolina, Dan Morgan, and Tampa Bay Buccaneers vice president of player personnel, John Spytek, were interviewed. the last two weeks.

The Steelers are looking for the right person to succeed Kevin Colbert, who has been at the top of the organization’s front office since 2000 but is retiring after the draft.

Wojciechowski, who ranks third on Duquesne’s career sack list, made his NFL debut with the Steelers in 1996-97. After 20 seasons as a college scout, he was promoted by the Packers in 2017 and 2018.

Brown worked in the NFL for more than two decades and helped foster strong Colts draft picks in recent years.

A former star linebacker at the University of Miami and with the Panthers, Morgan joined the team that drafted him last year after more than a decade in the offices of the Seattle Seahawks and Buffalo Bills.

Spytek has worked in the NFL since 2004, the last six for the Buccaneers. He is responsible for their free agent signings. Tampa Bay built last year’s Super Bowl champion largely on signed veterans.

Friday’s announcement brings the number of interviewees announced by the Steelers to nine, including the inside staff of Omar Khan and Brandon Hunt. It was also reported that ESPN commentator and former Pitt student Louis Riddick was getting an interview with the Steelers.

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Chris Adamski is an editor at Tribune-Review. You can contact Chris by email at [email protected] or via Twitter .

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