The night before his pro day at Michigan State, Kirk Cousins went to dinner at a seafood restaurant in East Lansing, Mich., with Steelers coach Mike Tomlin and quarterbacks coach Randy Fichtner. The Steelers were in the market for a backup quarterback for Ben Roethlisberger and they really liked what they saw of Cousins. The feeling turned out to be mutual. “They were the only coaching staff to do that,” Cousins said. “[Tomlin] was the only coach who really related to you to that degree during the predraft process. I have great respect for him and coach Fichtner. I really like them as a coaching staff and I can see why they’ve had tremendous success consistently for many, many years.” The dinner lasted for two hours. Both sides lost track of time. Eventually, the Steelers coaches had to - From Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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