Kevin Colbert will step down as Steelers GM after NFL draft, reports say

PITTSBURGH — Kevin Colbert’s tenure as general manager for the Pittsburgh Steelers could be over soon, according to reports.

According to our partners at, the NFL Network reported Sunday that Colbert will retire when his contract expires, after the 2022 NFL draft.

Colbert has been in charge of the Steelers football operations for over 20 years.

The Steelers will not comment on the report, according to a team spokesperson.

The Steelers have won two Super Bowl championships and appeared in three title games during Colbert’s time as GM. They have not had a losing season since 2003.

Colbert has been working on a year-by-year basis since 2019. He received a one-year extension to his contract in March 2021.

Two potential replacements are already on the Steelers staff, Omar Khan, who’s the vice president of football operations and business administration, and Brandon Hunt, who’s the pro scouting coordinator.