Re: If Not Tomlin then who?
If the Steelers were looking for a new head coach, they would avoid bringing in any big-name coaches, with previous experience, like a Jon Gruden, for example. Those type of coaches want control of the team, but the Rooneys don't want to give it up. Since the end of the Chuck Knoll era, the Steelers have had a hierarchy in place, with the Rooneys having final say as to who comes, and who goes. That includes assistant coaches, and players. When the Rooneys bring in a new head coach, they want someone, who is willing to work under the general manager, and the owners. That usually means a young, up-and-coming coach, who just wants the opportunity to become a head coach, and is not necessarily concerned about having full authority.