Brooks signing tips Steelers hand

The Steelers looked high and low during free agency and the best they could come up with on the offensive tackle market was . Barrett Brooks? Again?
March 23, 2005

Breaking down the Steelers / Offensive line

The 2004 Pittsburgh Steelers intrigued us, made us smile and surprised even their harshest critics. <br><br> Ultimately, however, they disappointed.
February 7, 2005

Answer Man IV

<b>JW: </b>Great time to be alive, isn't it Answer Man? October's here, the club's 2-1, the Bengals, Browns and Cowboys are up next, then a bye before the Patriots come into town. This is setting up nicely, even with a rookie quarterback. <br><b>Answer Man: </b>But there isn't any controversy for you media guys, now is there? Things can't go too smoothly or else you'll have to find another line of work.
October 1, 2004

Bill Cowher Press Conference

<b>BILL COWHER</b> <br><br> First of all, this morning we have released Terry Fair and we have five more moves to make by 4 p.m. today and it will be done just prior to 4 p.m. today. Everybody will practice and then we'll make our moves accordingly.
August 31, 2004

Trimming the roster

Steelers director of football operations Kevin Colbert was quick to point out in the aftermath of this year's draft that practice squads were increasing from five to eight players this season. And, Colbert said, the Steelers were taking players in later rounds with that in mind.
August 29, 2004

Game preview: Staley grouchy about return

<b>LATROBE - </b> Duce Staley, new running back for the Steelers, put the cell phone down long enough to talk to reporters about Thursday night's game against the Philadelphia Eagles.<br><br> He should've kept talking on the phone.<br><br> "It's just another preseason game," said the 2002 Eagles Offensive MVP. "I'm looking to go in and get a little more conditioning, learn the offense more and get more playing time because after this game, we've only got one more and then it's live bullets."
August 25, 2004

Monday practice report

<b>LATROBE --</b> The Steelers went into team scrimmage three different times Monday because, as Coach Bill Cowher explained, the team committed so many minor penalties Saturday night. <br><br>So Cowher had them working as a team and the focus was evident, the tempo crisp. <br><br>Here are the notes:
August 16, 2004