According to multiple reports the Pittsburgh Steelers have hired Kevin Colbert’s replacement. Steelers Vice President of Football and Business Administration Omar Khan is expected to be named the Steelers new general manager on Wednesday.
Khan has been with the Steelers since 2001 joining the team the year after Colbert took over as General Manager. Khan has had interviews with the Panthers, Texans, and Bears over the past two years for their General Manager openings. Khan was on considered to be the favorite to be hired as Houston’s General Manager in 2021, but the franchise changed course and pivoted back to Nick Caserio at the last minute.
BREAKING: Omar Khan, the Steelers vice president of football and business administration who has been with the organization for 21 years, is expected to be named the team’s new general manager, replacing Kevin Colbert, per multiple sources .
— Gerry Dulac (@gerrydulac) May 25, 2022
According to a recent report from NFL insider Aditi Kinkhabwala the Steelers have hired him an assistant that is well rounded in the scouting aspect with Khan being more of a front office numbers guru. Thats Philadelphia Eagles front office man Andy Wiedel who is a Pittsburgh native.