Updated: Mike Munchak Meeting With Steelers On Friday Regarding OL Coach Job

The Pittsburgh Steelers are still without an offensive line coach but with the Senior Bowl now right around the corner you can expect that a few more names of candidates will be popping up.

On Friday, Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reported via Twitter that he expects former Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Munchak to meet with the Steelers to discuss the offensive line coach opening possibly at the Senior Bowl.


Munchak, who was born in Scranton, PA, played his college football at Penn State. He reportedly interviewed with the Houston Texans last week for their open offensive line coach job as well.

The Steelers have already interviewed offensive assistant Shaun Sarrett for the position and were reportedly supposed to talk to Carolina Panthers offensive line assistant Ray Brown now that their season is over.

UPDATE: According to a report on Twitter by Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Munchak is in Pittsburgh on Friday and interviewing for the job.

  • steeltown

    To be honest, I’d be content with ALL names mentioned – Sarrett, Munchak or Brown

  • JohnB

    I have my fingers crossed for this one.

  • JT

    Dear Baby Jesus,

    Please deliver onto us your wise child they call Mike Munchak. We promise to praise your name and refrain from using it in vain while watching Championship games this season.

    Steelers Nation

  • dgh57

    I was hoping Munchak would at least get a interview! He’s my personal favorite as it can’t hurt to have a HOFer at the OL position as your OL coach.

  • Lucus Rodriguez

    that’s some fire power on the coaching staff, a super bowl champion head coach, three former head coaches, and a LB coach that deserves a promotion.

  • Chad H

    Question is why are waiting to interview all candidates?

  • chris ward

    If the Steelers can pull this off and get Munchak, it would be an outstanding hire.

  • Michael Pearce

    Now this would be an OL coach I wouuld be very excited about. Let do this!

  • Wayne Darby

    I say stick with Sarrett. He seems to have the pulse of the young guys and I think can develop these guys into a top of the line O-line.

  • srdan

    I’m torn on this one. Call me old fashioned, but I believe in continuity. We have had very litlte of that at the Oline coaching position. Bringing in a young (somewhat successful) ex head coach is not necessarily going to give us continuity. Will he be here beyond 2 years? Unliekly. But if he does wonders wtih Adams and Gilbert, it would be greatly appreciated.

    I do think it’s interesting how much the rooneys trust Tomlin to manage personalities. There are not many coaching staffs in teh league that management would insert head coaches into coordinators and position coaches. Some head coaches are egotistical and would be bothered and always looking over their shoulder. CAn you imagine Munchak coaching Dallas’ oline. Starret would be looking over his shoulder every down. ESPN would love it.

  • Jefferson_St_Joe

    Although he may be the lesser known of the group, Ray Brown played a sh*t ton of years in the league and is very intelligent.

    You have to wonder where Munchak’s head is going to be after spending so many years in one place and being a head coach.

  • Kusko_Ken

    Gerry Dulac is reporting that Munchak is at the Steelers South Side facility interviewing for the the OL coaching job.

  • steeltown

    RE Update: Nice!!!!

  • Matt Manzo

    What would Munchak be looking for? Money, quality team, Oline w/ potential? And we’re his hometown team! If he’ll commit for three years I’m ok with it. Otherwise bring in someone who’s willing to invest some time.
    That’s my only worry with Munchak, if he’ll stay long enough?

  • nicolaisim

    Please let this guy be our offensive line coach!
    His OL clinics are top notch. He’s an excellent teacher, great communicator and probably also knowledgeable about the force.

  • Ed Charles

    This is a smoke screen, No way does he take an O line coach job with the Steelers. I hope to god he does but no way this happens

  • RyanW

    I think his head would be clear he was only a head coach for what 3 seasons and hes practically a hometown guy raised in Pa. So id say coming here would be better for him than anywhere else all hes ever known is Hou/Tenn and PA

  • RyanW

    Hope we can sign him up would absolutely love this hire.

  • Alan Felicia

    Kinda funny that Munchak elected to interview for a OL coach at Pittsburgh than interview for a Head Coach in Cleveland.

  • Douglas Andrews

    Just what we need some big time proven OL coaches for our newfound O Line depth. I’m liking the names so far.

  • Brandon James

    Look at it this way, it’s his hometown, one of the most stable franchises in history, Enormous depth at O-Line and pro bowl caliber Decastro and Pouncey. Anyone who thinks he won’t give this a serious look…think again.

  • RMSteeler

    Sarrett showed promise this year, but has little experience. I’d be happy with Munchak for 3 yrs so Sarret can learn more without so much pressure.

  • pabandit

    We could do a lot worse than to hire Mike Munchak!

  • pabandit

    Probably because he knows he’d be looking for another job…next year!

  • William Thomas

    I sure hope that Munchak is the next o-line coach. He would make a big difference for us. A HOF and played on the o-line. The offense would be on point for real.