First Call: Steelers GM candidate gets 2nd interview, another gets a look from an AFC rival; Tom Brady to be ‘roasted’

Wednesday’s “First Call” gives us an update on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ general manager search. Jerome Bettis reaches a personal milestone. One of the Steelers’ historic rivals is getting shined up by ESPN. And Tom Brady is about to be “roasted.”


Brandon to Buffalo?

The Steelers announced Tuesday that vice president of football and business administration Omar Khan got a second interview for the franchise’s vacant general manager’s job.

He’s been an employee in the Steelers front office since 2001.

Meanwhile, another current member of the Steelers’ staff, Brandon Hunt, may be looking elsewhere. According to NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport, Hunt interviewed for the vacant assistant GM job in Buffalo. That post was formerly held by Joe Schoen, who is now the general manager with the New York Giants.

#Bills GM Brandon Beane interviewed #Steelers Pro Scouting Coordinator Brandon Hunt for the vacant assistant GM job formerly held by Joe Schoen, source said. Hunt, who is well-regarded, is also in the mix for the Steelers GM job.

— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) May 17, 2022

Hunt also recently met with Eagles general manager Howie Roseman about a front office opening in Philadelphia.


One to skip?

Steelers fans may want to adjust the auto-download feature on ESPN “30 for 30” documentaries. An upcoming chapter may not go over well in Western Pennsylvania.

It’s set to feature the 2000 Baltimore Ravens. That team went 12-4 and won the Super Bowl. They played two knockdown, drag-out…

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