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Nixon, Former Steeler, Signs To Coach Cardinal Backfield By the United Press The Chicago Cardinals yesterday signed Mike Nixon, a former Pittsburgh University player and Pittsburgh Steeler coach, as backfield coach. Nixon, 41, was the fourth coacbr for the team, and will handle the backfield. Other mentors included head coach Joe Kuharich, Dick Evans and Bill Daddio. Nixon has served for the past six years as assistant coach of the Pittsburgh Steel-ers. Earlier he played for Dr. Jock Sutherland at Pitt and played with the Pittsburgh team in the National Football League.