Kevin Colbert: Plenty of time to sort through my contract for 2021

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Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert has plenty of concerns on the contract front right now, but his own pact isn’t high on the list.

Colbert has been working on a year-to-year basis the last few years and his current deal will expire after this year’s draft. He told reporters on Wednesday that is “all I deserve because we have to continue to prove ourselves year after year” and that he won’t be thinking about adding another year to his tenure in Pittsburgh for quite a while.

“We didn’t do good enough. That is the evaluation I’m making on myself,” Colbert said, via Joe Rutter of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. “Art [Rooney II] and I will discuss it at the appropriate time. Now, we need to focus on the team. I’m signed through the end of May. We’ll have plenty of time to sort through that.”

Colbert has worked for the Steelers since 2000 and there’s been no sign that either side is eager to end that relationship, but it will likely be a bit before anything is officially decided in Pittsburgh.

3 responses to “Kevin Colbert: Plenty of time to sort through my contract for 2021

  1. Despite an average draft position in the mid-20s…
    –Under Mike Tomlin they have only played one game where they have been out of playoff contention
    –During the Bill Cowher years they had the overall best record in the league
    2 Lombardis, many Division titles
    An amazing run for a GM

  2. Please, please keep Colbert. They are forever the bridesmaid with him and Tomlin running the show. Always solid, but never a team you need to worry about come playoff time.

  3. sbchampsagain says:
    February 18, 2021 at 11:49 am
    Please, please keep Colbert. They are forever the bridesmaid with him and Tomlin running the show. Always solid, but never a team you need to worry about come playoff time.
    —————————————————-
    –Other than thee Pats no one has won more Lombardis during his tenure [only 2 teams have won as many]
    –never had a top ten draft pick. ever!
    –One losing season in 20 years–and the very next year they went to AFC Championship Game
    –There are about 30 teams out there who would snatch him up in a second if he were available

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