The Turk has been a busy man handing out pink slips for the Steelers over the past week as the team has trimmed its roster to 67 players. <br><br>And with NFL teams required to be down to 53 players by Sunday, there will be 14 more unhappy players sometime this weekend.
August 28, 2003
While Steelers head coach Bill Cowher has until Tuesday to trim the team's roster to 65 players and until Aug. 31 to get down to the regular season limit of 53, he need not take even that long. <br><br>In reality, there are only a few roster spots open on this team and, for the most part, those spots have already been claimed. <br><br>Here's one man's look at the Steelers' 53-man roster:
August 20, 2003
A player practices well one day and tanks the next. And then a guy you counted out steps up and grabs a roster spot. Erik Totten was my man yesterday, but then a guy named Troy Polamalu flew in and stole all the thunder. Sometimes the order of things before camp even begins is the best guide to how the final roster will shake out.
July 29, 2003
<b>LATROBE -</b> The biggest news of the morning is that first round pick Troy Polamalu is in camp and will participate in the afternoon practice. Other than that, it was a quiet morning practice, other than some more bungled snaps.
July 28, 2003