The Steelers have a general manager now for the first time in team history as Director of Football Operations Kevin Colbert has a new title. The new title for Colbert showed up in the new Steelers 2011 media guide up on the Steelers website.
The Steelers have not explained the title change for Colbert, who has been the team\’s director of football operations since 2000, but it is believed to be a promotion.
Since taking the job, the Steelers have won their division six times and have made it to the AFC Championship Game five times. The Steelers have 3 Super Bowl appearances during that span and they won their fifth and sixth championship since Colbert has taken the reins.
Colbert continues to be one of the best in the business and it shows mostly in his drafts and decisions with free agents from year to yerar.