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Pittsburgh has to find a way to demote Matt Canada if nothing improves

Matt Canada is the talk of the town as the Steelers offensive coordinator can't show his face around the city. Maybe the fans are being too hard on the guy, but then again, his offense has been terrible for the past three years. There have been almost no adjustments during that time and the fans have let him and the city of Pittsburgh know it.

It is hard to move on from an offensive coordinator in the middle of the season, so it seems like Tomlin will not do that unless they get even more desperate, or the season is already lost. Canada will probably be the guy for the remainder of this season, even though he should not have been brought back to start with. Maybe his being fired doesn't need to be the answer.

Perhaps demoting Canada internally will be the best outcome for the club. It was mentioned that Byron Leftwich reached out to the Steelers about his interest in joining their staff. He has a history of being a quality offensive coordinator the year he won the Super Bowl with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Maybe bringing him in as a consultant for the rest of this year will work.

Allowing Leftwich to become the offensive play caller while Canada has to sit back, and watch could be an answer. Sadly, Leftwich will not be able to change much to the play calls at this point in the schedule, but he might be able to add new wrinkles along the way. The Steelers need to find a way to turn things around on offense quickly.

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