Meet the New Coaching Staff - Ken Anderson

Leading to the start of training camp in July, we'll be taking some time here at IWIWAR to introduce you to the new Steelers coaching staff, culminating with a look at new head coach Mike Tomlin. Today, let's take a look at new quarterbacks coach Ken Anderson.

Ken Anderson - QB Coach
Age: 58
Education: Augustana College (Ill.)
Professional Playing Experience: Cincinnati Bengals (1971-1986)

What to Like: A two-time finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Anderson obviously has the knowledge of the game to take Ben Roethlisberger to the next level. Plus, he has a law degree and is licensed to practice in both Kentucky and Ohio, which explains why the Bengals had him on staff for 10 years.

What Not to Like: Anderson was let go by both the Bengals and the Jaguars after pretty rough offensive outputs from each squad. His Bengal teams of the late 90s and early 2000s weren't exactly offensive juggernauts, and he tutored Byron Leftwich for the past two years to the point that Leftwich is on the verge of losing his job.

Random Internet Find: On the Wikipedia page of his alma mater, Augustana College, there is a list of "famous" alumni, which includes Anderson as well as Dave "Gruber" Allen, who plays the Naked Trucker on "The Naked Trucker and T-Bone Show" on Comedy Central. And of course, the character of T-Bone is played by David Koechner, a.k.a. Dunder Mifflin's own Todd Packer.

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