Pittsburgh Steelers to Stick With Offensive Coordinator Canada

The Pittsburgh Steelers are holding off on any drastic changes to their offensive approach. According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Gerry Dulac, the team will keep offensive coordinator Matt Canada for the 2023 season. Canada joined the Steelers as their quarterbacks coach in 2020 but was quickly promoted to offensive coordinator in 2021. Over his two seasons in charge, he has led the Steelers to 21st and 26th rankings in points scored. He oversaw long-time quarterback Ben Roethlisberger's final season with the team in 2021 and first-round pick Kenny Pickett's rookie season in 2022.

Canada's offenses have yet to find much success at the NFL level, but he inherited an awkward transitional period in the team's history. Lucky for him, the Steelers tend not to rush franchise-altering decisions; the team has only had three head coaches since 1969, after all. 

The Steelers are probably wise not to drastically alter the offensive system after only one year with Pickett. Until Canada becomes an obvious impediment to the young quarterback's development, he'll have a job with the Steelers, though that may not last any longer than 2023. 
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