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Sources: Steelers set to name Vikes' Tomlin as coach

Updated: January 22, 2007, 10:06 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Steelers plan to name Minnesota Vikings defensive coordinator Mike Tomlin as their new head coach, ESPN's Chris Mortensen confirmed Saturday night.

Sources told Mortensen that the team would announce Tomlin as coach either Sunday or Monday. Late Sunday night, the Associated Press reported that Tomlin had accepted the job, and ESPN.com's John Clayton reported that the Steelers were in negotiations with Tomlin's agent to finalize a contract.

Tomlin, ...

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