The Pittsburgh Steelers connected Tuesday fired violative coordinator Matt Canada pursuing nan team’s nonaccomplishment to nan Cleveland Browns complete nan weekend.
"Matt Canada has been relieved of his duties arsenic violative coordinator," Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said successful a statement. "I admit Matt’s difficult activity and dedication, and I wish him nan champion moving guardant successful his career."
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Pittsburgh Steelers violative coordinator Matt Canada looks connected successful nan 3rd 4th against nan Cleveland Browns astatine Cleveland Browns Stadium connected Nov. 19, 2023 successful Cleveland. (Nick Cammett/Getty Images)
The Steelers’ stagnant discourtesy sparked instrumentality disapproval toward Canada moreover arsenic nan squad is 6-4 and successful nan heavy of a playoff hunt. After nan Browns loss, Pittsburgh was classed 28th successful points scored and yards gained. It has been nan defense that has kept Pittsburgh successful a position to triumph nan game.
Kenny Pickett has besides been successful nan spotlight for his play. In nan midst of his 2nd play successful nan NFL, he has 1,722 passing yards, six touchdown passes and 4 interceptions done 10 games.
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Kenny Pickett, #8, talks pinch violative coordinator Matt Canada during nan crippled against nan Tennessee Titans astatine Acrisure Stadium connected Nov. 2, 2023 successful Pittsburgh. (Joe Sargent/Getty Images)
The voices of vexation grew louder aft nan team’s 13-10 loss to nan Browns connected Sunday.
"There's conscionable a batch of worldly that conscionable goes astir that you guys don't see," Steelers moving backmost Najee Harris said, via ESPN. "I conjecture I'm trying to opportunity it's just, I'm conscionable astatine a constituent wherever I'm conscionable tired of this s---."
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A Pittsburgh Steelers instrumentality holds up a motion successful reference to Pittsburgh Steelers violative coordinator Matt Canada during nan 2nd half against nan Baltimore Ravens astatine Acrisure Stadium connected Oct. 8, 2023 successful Pittsburgh. (Joe Sargent/Getty Images)
The Steelers person not been capable to people astatine slightest 30 points each season. It has been much than a twelvemonth since that happened. Pittsburgh scored 30 points successful a 37-30 nonaccomplishment to nan Cincinnati Bengals past November.
Canada started arsenic a quarterbacks coach for nan Steelers successful 2020 and was promoted to violative coordinator successful 2021. Canada’s discourtesy hasn’t been classed successful nan apical 20 successful points scored aliases yards gained since that time.
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Pittsburgh takes connected Cincinnati connected Sunday.
Ryan Gaydos is simply a elder editor for Fox News Digital.