Bill Cowher says it's 'highly unlikely' he takes coaching job in near future

Friday January 3rd, 2014

Bill Cowher (Jim Spellman/Getty Images) Bill Cowher was 149-90-1 in 15 seasons as head coach of the Steelers. (Jim Spellman/Getty Images)

Bill Cowher, who is on CBS's NFL pregame show, told the network's morning show he doesn't see himself taking one of the four vacant NFL head coaching jobs.

“I’ve never closed the door,” Cowher said Friday on CBS This Morning. “But it’s highly unlikely any time in the near future you’ll see me coach.”

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Despite speculation that he was contacted by the Redskins, Cowher said it wasn't true, noting "there's nothing to that."

The 56-year-old hasn't coached since 2006, when he stepped down after 15 seasons leading the Steelers. He was 149-90-1 with Pittsburgh, and 12-9 in the playoffs, including winning Super Bowl XL.

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