Reports: Hugh Jackson, Pep Hamilton candidate for Steelers offensive coordinator

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The Pittsburgh Steelers have a pair of new candidates for their vacant offensive coordinator position following the firing of Randy Fichtner at the end of the season.

Per Many reports, The Steelers interviewed Cleveland Browns head coach Hugh Jackson for the job earlier this week. Additionally, the Steelers Are interested in Los Angeles Chargers quarterback coach Pep Hamilton for the job, according to Gerry Dulac Pittsburgh post-gazette.

Hamilton is scheduled to interview for the job on Friday.

Jackson and Hamilton included Steelers quarterback coach Matt Canada as candidates for the job. Canada is considered to be at the forefront of replacing Fisher.

The Steelers finished the 2020 season tied for 24th in total offense with the Philadelphia Eagles averaging 334.6 yards per game. But the Steelers finished 12th with 26.0 points per game.

Jackson has not coached in the last two years after serving as a special assistant to Marvin Lewis with the Cincinnati Bengals after Bryan left. Hamilton has spent a year with the Chargers after a stint as head coach of the XFL’s DC Defenders.

Canada finished its first season with the Steelers.

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