Steelers’ Kirby Wilson Opens Up to ESPN About Recovery

Severely burned in a fire at his Seven Fields townhouse last year, the running backs coach talks to ESPN about that night—and making his way back to the football field.

Just 48 hours before the Pittsburgh Steelers Wildcard playoffs loss to the Denver Broncos in January, a fire broke out in the kitchen of Kirby Wilson’s townhome in Seven Fields.

A veteran running backs coach with the Steelers, Wilson suffered second- and third-degree burns on almost half of his body from the flames. He also had lung damage from a smoke-inhalation injury.

Three months later, Wilson, who initially was put into a medically induced coma, was returning to Steelers headquarters to participate in the NFL draft, route: {:controller=>"articles", :action=>"show", :id=>"steelers-kirby-wilson-back-to-work-will-participate-in-nfl-draft"} -->. By the time training camp rolled around in July, 


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