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Pittsburgh Steelers sign general manager Kevin Colbert to 1-year extension

Feb 25, 2020; Indianapolis, Indiana, USA; Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert speaks during the NFL Scouting Combine at the Indiana Convention Center. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced a one-year extension Monday for general manager Kevin Colbert through the 2022 NFL Draft.

Colbert, 64, has been with the organization since 2000 and has been the GM since 2010. His tenure includes wins in Super Bowl XL and XLIII.

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“I am excited to announce that we have extended the contract of Kevin Colbert for an additional year,” Steelers president Art Rooney II said in a release. “Kevin has been instrumental to the success of our franchise over the last two decades, and we are happy to have him continue for another year.”

Colbert was the pro scouting director with the Detroit Lions from 1990-99 before joining the Steelers as director of football operations in 2000.

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“It has been such an honor to be in this position with the Steelers for over 20 years,” Colbert said in a statement. “I want to thank Art Rooney for his continued support in extending my contract another year. We’ve been able to accomplish some great things, but my determination to help the Steelers reach our ultimate goal — to win another Super Bowl — has never been greater.”

–Field Level Media

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