Kirby Wilson visits Steelers

Kirby Wilson, badly injured in a Jan. 6 fire at his home in a Pittsburgh suburb, visited the Steelers practice facility this afternoon.

Wilson's appearance was a visit and not a return to work, but it still marked another milestone in the significant progress he has made in his rehabilitation.

Wilson, 50, will enter his sixth season as the Steelers running backs coach, and Mike Tomlin has said he expects Wilson to be back with the team for the 2012 season.

During a March 5 interview, Tomlin said this about Wilson: "He's doing great. It's a long and challenging process, but one he proves daily that he is up to. The rehabilitation is going well. He has surprised the doctors with the rate of recovery. Obviously, we still have a long way to go, but it has been just awesome to watch him go through this process and see the improvement in him."

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