Top 10 options to replace Mike Sullivan as the Steelers Quarterbacks Coach

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Brian Johnson could flip sides across Pennsylvania to join the Steelers

One of the more notable moves in the coaching world was when the Eagles fired Brian Johnson. He was only their offensive coordinator for a single season before being shown the door. He has spent a lot of years coaching quarterbacks and even helped Jalen Hurts take his game to the next level over the past couple of years. His lone season as coordinator did not work out.

Even though he failed as a coordinator, that doesn't mean that he cannot help the Steelers better develop Pickett. Hurts seemed to be turning a corner when Johnson was hired as the quarterbacks coach, but he helped Hurts become one of the best at the position. Johnson should be a call that the black and gold make to gauge his interest in staying in the NFL and helping develop Pickett.

Mark Whipple makes sense with the Kenny Pickett connection

Cannot get more comfortable for Kenny Pickett than bringing his former offensive coordinator in college as his positional coach in the pros. Mark Whipple has a lot of experience both in college and in the NFL coaching in a variety of roles. He worked closely with Pickett at the University of Pittsburgh and that could be something the Steelers are looking for.

He has worked with many talented quarterbacks throughout his career and even held the positional title with the Steelers from 2004 through 2006. His mix of NFL and college experience is something that would be attractive to many NFL clubs, especially the Steelers. He would be the oldest person on this list to be hired by a wide margin. If you want someone who knows Pickett well, then look no further than Whipple.