Source: Steelers sack line coach Zierlein

Pittsburgh fires offensive line coach National Football Post

Print This January 06, 2010, 01:16 PM EST

The ax has fallen on one in Pittsburgh.

A league source tells the National Football Post that Steelers offensive line coach Larry Zierlein has been fired.

Zierlein coached the offensive line for the last three seasons following the departure of Russ Grimm to the Arizona Cardinals, and the Steelers have had a host of issues blocking in the running and passing games. Now, coach Mike Tomlin will set out to find a solution.

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