Tomlin’s contract in Pittsburgh lasts through 2021 with a club option for the 2022 season. So any discussion surrounding the potential of the Redskins bringing Tomlin to D.C. would involve compensation back to the Steelers.
If you want a comparison, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers gave the Oakland Raiders their 2002 and 2003 first-round draft picks, 2002 and 2004 second-round draft picks, and $8 million in cash to get Jon Gruden (Jay’s older brother).
Back in 2002. Let that return simmer in your brain for a minute.
Snyder took over as owner of the Redskins in 1999. He’s had seven coaches, not counting interims. The Steelers have had three since 1969.