NFL News : Steelers make another interesting coaching hire

Steelers make another interesting coaching hire

The staff is rounding out.

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The Steelers have found their man who will replace Richard Mann as the teams receiver coach.

Darryl Drake.

From the Steelers official release, 

"Drake has spent 14 seasons as an assistant coach in the NFL, most recently with the Arizona Cardinals. 

Drake coached Larry Fitzgerald for five seasons, with Fitzgerald finishing second in the NFL with 109 receptions this year, and first in the NFC. Fitzgerald was selected to the Pro Bowl four times in the five seasons Drake was with the Cardinals, including this season. 

Before coming to the Cardinals he was the receivers coach for the Chicago Bears from 2004-2012. While with the Bears he worked with Brandon Marshall, who set Chicago team records with 118 catches for 1,508 yards in 2012.    

His coaching career began in the collegiate ranks, where he spent 21 years coaching at four different schools. Drake was the receivers coach for six seasons (1998-2003) at the University of Texas, and took on the title of associate head coach during the 2003 season."

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