A day after firing offensive line coach Jack Bicknell Jr., the Steelers have reported interest in Ray Brown to fill the position.
Brown is currently in his third season with the Carolina Panthers as an offensive line assistant, working with offensive line coach John Matsko.
The Panthers are the #2 seed in the NFC, and won’t play until next Sunday, and for now they have declined to let Brown interview, but are expected to let him talk to the Steelers about the job after the playoffs have finished.
Brown has also spent time as a coach with the Bills and 49′ers, and was an eighth-round draft choice (201st overall) by the St. Louis Cardinals in 1986.
Overall he played in 265 games with 202 starts at guard and tackle for four different franchises – St. Louis/Phoenix Cardinals, Washington Redskins, San Francisco 49ers and Detroit Lions.