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Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Kirby Wilson worthy of opportunity

By Scott Brown

Kirby Wilson is scheduled to interview with the Ravens today -- assuming the weather allows coach John Harbaugh to get to Mobile, Ala., -- and here is hoping Steelers fans understand the veteran running backs coach's pursuit of the opportunity.

Even if it is in Baltimore.

Wilson is a good coach and an even better person, and unfortunate circumstances prevented him from becoming the Steelers' offensive coordinator in 2012. Todd Haley is entrenched in that position now, and it makes sense that Wilson would explore other opportunities.

It also makes sense that Harbaugh would give serious consideration to Wilson, the Steelers' running backs coach since 2007, after the Ravens finished last in the NFL last season in yards per carry (3.1).

If Wilson emerges from one of four finalists to become the Ravens' next offensive coordinator good for him. If not the Steelers should welcome him back.
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