It's difficult to envision anybody other than Mike Tomlin training the Pittsburgh Steelers, yet it supposedly nearly happened some time back.

CBS Sports' Josina Anderson said Tuesday that there's tattle regarding one of the NFL's three longest-tenured lead trainers possibly venturing down soon.

While she didn't determine which one, just Bill Belichick has stood firm on his foothold longer than Tomlin, who supplanted the resigned Bill Cowher in 2007.

Anderson's partner, Aditi Kinkhabwala, added that Tomlin was "extremely close" to taking a television work a couple of years prior. In any case, he's done seeking after that field.

Tomlin unquestionably could never have been the main enhanced lead trainer to leave the sidelines for a media job.

 Cowher is a standard on CBS' NFL Today. Sean Payton left the New Orleans Holy people this year to play a job with FOX.

Tony Dungy, Jimmy Johnson, Jason Garrett, and Rex Ryan have all found second represents Television stations, and Sean McVay almost took similar leap in the wake of driving the Los Angeles Rams to a Super Bowl title.

Tomlin has gone 157-91-2 of every 250 vocation normal season games. Pittsburgh got done .

500 or better in every one of his initial 15 seasons, yet that could change except if the 3-6 Steelers burst into flames down the stretch.He's appealling

enough to imagine a smooth progress into an investigator work, however the 50-year-old may not be looking for an instructing exit any longer.