Dick LeBeau a Free Agent After 2010; Eagles Should Heavily Pursue LeBeau As DC

January 24, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The contract of Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau expires after the season.
Although he is 73 years old, LeBeau will undoubtedly be one of the most sought after free agents in the NFL.
LeBeau will likely re-sign with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
I have also heard rumors of LeBeau heading to Arizona, where a number of former Pittsburgh coaches have gone in recent years.
But don’t count out Philadelphia. It’s not likely but LeBeau does have a little experience in the City of Brotherly Love.
After a 14 year career with the Detroit Lions in which he intercepted the eighth most passes in NFL history, LeBeau joined the NFL as the Eagles special teams coach (for three seasons).
He also served four years as the Green Bay Packers defensive backfield coach. He then went to the Cincinnati Bengals, where he served as the defensive backfield coach for four seasons and the defensive coordinator for eight seasons.
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