<b>LATROBE - </b>The Steelers averaged six yards per carry and turned the ball over only once. Those were the good things offensive coordinator Mike Mularkey took from Monday's film session of an otherwise abysmal offensive performance Saturday against the Detroit Lions.
August 11, 2003
<b> LATROBE –</b> They are the camp sleepers, the guys who come from nowhere to steal a town's attention in the preseason, only to slip back more often than not into the abyss of trivia questions. <br><br> Steelers Coach Bill Cowher was asked about his team's sleepers at Thursday's press conference. He didn't want to single anyone out, but eventually relented.
August 7, 2003
Jimond Pugh came to the Steelers with two distinguishing characteristics. One, word was that he'd impressed line coach Russ Grimm, and, two, that Pugh had a famous relative not named Jethro. <br><br> Grimm, when asked for the record, would only say, "He's got a chance."
July 6, 2003
The Blitz this week comes your way from United Airlines Flight 806 en route from LAX to Newark International. Fresh off a four-day blitzkrieg of Disneyland and holding at 37,000 feet, a nine-year old Steeler fan asleep against one shoulder, and another barely two out cold in my lap, what better time than now to ponder this team's own chances of a Disney vacation, by way of Houston of course. Stewardess, another cup of coffee if you would. <br><br><b> First Quarter: The Trenches</b>
June 24, 2003