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Draft Series: Special teams

Draft Series: Special teams

Kevin Spencer was named NFL Special Teams Coach of the Year in a vote of his peers, and his boss is pleased.<br><br> Steelers coach Bill Cowher said he's not considering a new kicker, even though Jeff Reed struggled last season and is coming off hip surgery.<br><br> "I don't foresee it," Cowher said. "We have not talked about kickers yet and I don't know what the situation is there. I'm not going to say we wouldn't, but we are not dissatisfied with Jeff."

If Cowher's happy with Reed, he's happy with the special teams because Reed was the weak link last season. After making 17 of 19 field goals as a rookie, Reed went through a sophomore slump. He made 23 of 32 field goals last season and will miss minicamp after undergoing surgery. When Reed returns, he'll be joined by a new punter. Cowher upgraded the position by giving a $1.1 million bonus to... Recommended Stories

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