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Steelers announce hiring of Anthony Midget as assistant secondary coach

On Wednesday, the Pittsburgh Steelers announced they had hired Anthony Midget as the team’s assistant secondary coach. Midget has been an NFL coach for nine seasons. Midget last worked in the league as the Tennessee Titans secondary coach from 2020-2022. Here’s a rundown of his time with the Titans from the team’s release.

Midget comes to the Steelers with nine years of NFL experience, after spending three seasons as the secondary coach with the Tennessee Titans (2020-22). 

The Titans third-down percentage defense was ranked third in the NFL in 2022 and their opponents converted only 34.2 percent of their attempts.

The Titans defense tied for 10th in the NFL with 16 interceptions in 2021 and fourth in the NFL with 83 passes defensed.   

In his first season with the Titans in 2020, the defense ranked seventh in the NFL with 15 interceptions.

Midget was fired by the Titans in January of 2023 and was not in the league at all during the 2023 NFL season.

Story originally appeared on Steelers Wire