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Report: Steelers Defensive Assistant Jerry Olsavsky To Interview With Buccaneers


The Pittsburgh Steelers lost offensive assistant Harold Goodwin on Tuesday to the Indianapolis Colts as he was named the teams new offensive line coach and they could also still be in line to lose defensive assistant Jerry Olsavsky as well.

Gerry Dulac is reporting via Twitter this afternoon that Olsavsky is interviewing with the Miami Dolphins Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Dulac has updated his story to say it was not the Dolphins, but the Buccaneers) to become the teams new linebackers coach. It was reported on Tuesday that the Steelers had granted permission to Olsavsky to interview with other teams and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were reportedly a team that had interest in Olsavsky.

Olsavsky, a 10-year NFL veteran and former draft pick of the Steelers, has been on the coaching staff the last two seasons after coaching linebackers for Youngstown State for 7 seasons. He also played his college ball at the University of Pittsburgh and played linebacker for the Steelers from from 1989-97 after being drafted in the 10th round of the 1989 NFL draft.

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