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Kirby Wilson visits Steelers; coach still recovering from burns

Pittsburgh Steelers running backs coach Kirby Wilson made an appearance at the team's practice facility Wednesday as he continues to recover from serious injuries he suffered during a January fire at his home, according to the team's official website.

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Wilson hasn't yet resumed his duties with the Steelers; Wednesday's visit was an informal appearance.

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin expects Wilson to continue coaching once he's healthy enough.

"He is attacking the rehabilitation," Tomlin said at last week's NFL Annual Meeting, according to "He is an extremely tough guy. ... We are excited about getting him back at some point."

Wilson was significantly injured in the fire, with 30 to 50 percent of his body being burned, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported in January. According to the newspaper, the burns necessitated Wilson being put into a medically induced coma.

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