Monday, May 23, 2022

The Chicago Bears interviewed Omar Khan for a CEO vacancy. Here’s what you need to know about the Pittsburgh Steelers’ vice president of football and business administration.

The Chicago Bears contacted at least 15 general managers and 11 coach candidates for interviews. While they go through this process, we look at each potential employee.

The team announced that Omar Khan was interviewed at the opening of GM on Monday.

<знак класса="hl_orange">Omar Khan

Age: 44

Title: Pittsburgh Steelers, Vice President of Football and Business Administration

Experience

Khan has been with Steelers for over two decades, rising from Coordinator to Director and Vice President. He is called their chief negotiator and salary cap guru. During their tenure with the team, the Steelers won two Super Bowls and played in a third.

After working on the Tulane football team, Khan began his NFL career with the New Orleans Saints, first as a staff assistant/scout and later as a coach/football cameraman before joining the Steelers in 2000, according to 2013 ESPN. profile.

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You must know

The NFL Network reported that Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert is expected to retire after the 2022 draft and noted that Khan could be an internal candidate to replace him. But the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported that Colbert did not tell anyone in the organization that he was about to retire.

Khan has reportedly interviewed various teams over the years, including the Carolina Panthers and the Houston Texans last year. ESPN reported that Khan was selected by a search firm for Texans, but owner Cal McNair turned down the offer and hired Nick Caserio.

Chicago connection

Khan began his career with the Saints when Bears great Mike Ditka was the coach.

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What was said

Agent Joel Segal told ESPN in 2013, “When dealing with Omar, you always know what you’re getting. He will be ready, he will go forward, he will be tough. He will always be ready to listen to you, even if he does not agree with you. You better be ready because he’s at the top of his game.

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