Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert retiring

Steelers owner Art Rooney II made it official Friday
Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert
Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert Photo credit © Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Steelers President Art Rooney II confirms that General Manager Kevin Colbert is indeed retiring after the 2022 NFL Draft.

Speaking to reporters on Friday, Rooney said they have already interviewed Steelers Vice President of Football & Business Administration Omar Kahn, as well as Pro Scouting Coordinator Brandon Hunt.

Rooney added they will also search outside of the organization for the next GM.

Rooney also says that Colbert may stay on in a reduced capacity.

A new General Manager won’t be hired until after the draft.

Colbert, a Pittsburgh native has served as the team's General Manager since 2010. Before that, he was the Director of Football Operations, dating back to 2000.

The 64-year-old, has had tremendous success in Pittsburgh, winning two Super Bowls and three AFC Championships. The team has a record of 225-124-3 under his guidance.

Over the past several years, Colbert has worked on a year-to-year basis.