QB coach Ken Anderson has retired. And accoridng to KDKA, Bruce Arians gets the axe today. Many Steelers fans get their wish.
Back in training camp, Mike Shanahan had been spotted hanging out wathcing the Steelers practice. I don't know about anyone else, but visions danced in my head of Shanahan taking over the offense under Tomlin. Shanahan is all over the Redskins' job, though, so it looks like that fantasy will never be a reality.
As for Arians himself, I'm not sure if he's really to blame. The offense obviously had problems at times, and it's easy to blame play-calling when it doesn't work. But how many times is Ben the one calling plays in important situations or the red zone? We may never know. But Arians got the blame for the offense's struggles, and now he's out. Coupled with the retirement of Kenny Anderson, there's a big hole to fill on the Steelers' sideline. It will be interesting to see who Tomlin hires to fix this.
Looks like the organization isn't wasting any time getting down to business thiss offseason. Here We Go.
EDIT: Not official yet, but now it looks like this will happen by the end of the week.
EDIT AGAIN: Or not. Arians is apparently retaining his job, but Bob Ligashesky has also been relieved of his duties as special teams coach. Finally.