3 OC candidates who could salvage Mike Tomlin's reputation with fans

Steelers fans are fed up with the same old, same old.

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3. Bobby Slowik, Offensive Coordinator, Houston Texans

Finally, let's talk about Bobby Slowik, the current offensive coordinator for the Houston Texans. But wait, why would a current, successful offensive coordinator make a lateral move? Here's the case for Slowik.

This is his first year as the Texans' offensive coordinator. He's suddenly become an up-and-coming name after his work with rookie C.J. Stroud and coaching this Texans offense to new heights, even amidst several injuries to starters this season.

If Slowik wants to get on a fast track to becoming a head coach, he could do what several other candidates have done, and that's to go to another team and prove he can have success with multiple organizations -- and in a hurry.

Should he come to Pittsburgh and help the offense turn around as quickly as he turned Houston's offense around, there would be no question that Slowik was ready for a head coaching gig. Not to mention, Tomlin is still a great, veteran coach to learn and develop from.

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