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PITT23
01-04-2007, 09:15 PM
Breaking news from ESPN.com


Bill Cowher informed his assistant coaches Thursday night that he will step down as Steelers head coach after 15 seasons, reports ESPN.com's John Clayton. Pittsburgh has scheduled a 1 p.m. ET news conference Friday. Cowher went 161-99-1 in his 15 seasons, winning Super Bowl XXXIV.

More details as they come...

Koopa
01-04-2007, 09:16 PM
we know lol, we have a 3 page thread on it lol

PITT23
01-04-2007, 09:16 PM
But this is officially done. It's over...at first we weren't sure, it was only rumors. But now he's told the assistants:

http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/news/story?id=2720570

SteelersfaninPhilly
01-04-2007, 09:19 PM
Cowher has been done. He just made it official. We have been saying for months.

rainman
01-04-2007, 09:55 PM
Do you think the Steelers will get their new coach in-house or go looking else where?

BlitzburghRockCity
01-04-2007, 10:33 PM
This is unbelievable, Ive never been on a forum where we have so many threads on the same thing and they are all busy :lol:

Black@Gold Forever32
01-04-2007, 10:53 PM
I knew back in Sept. he was going to retire. Really Coach Cowher is the only coach I know. I was young kid in Chuck Noll's last few years. But its time for a new era to begin for the Pittsburgh Steelers. All great things must come to an end at sometime. Hey Bill Cowher brought home the fifth Lombardi. His mission is complete. Which I'm thankful for.

But at the sametime in the back of my mind will be Bill Cowher's 2-4 record in AFC title games which 5 of those games was played in Pittsburgh. I still think Bill Cowher is a Hall of Fame coach but his record in AFC title speaks for itself. I know I know Cowher isn't to blame for the players mistakes in those games. But its safe to say Cowher was also out coached in some of those games.


I hope Bill Cowher enjoys his year of retirement. Noway he sits out more then a year. He is to young to stay retired.

TampaSteelGirl
01-05-2007, 01:19 PM
i'm just sad.......:(

Blitzburgh55
01-05-2007, 01:22 PM
Rick Rivera:crossfingers: :crossfingers:

AZ_Steeler
01-05-2007, 01:38 PM
KDKA is suppose to have live coverage at 1 PM http://kdka.com/topstories/local_story_005121446.html

AZ_Steeler
01-05-2007, 02:02 PM
The press conference is on now!

AZ_Steeler
01-05-2007, 02:07 PM
"younz know what I mean!!" :lol:

BlitzburghRockCity
01-05-2007, 02:11 PM
Im watching it !!!

What a sad day for the Steeler nation, but a happy day as well that Bill finally gets time with his family.

Captcoolhand
01-05-2007, 04:57 PM
We all knew it was going to happen:yesnod: Maybe in a few years he decides to come back:dunno:

House of Steel
01-05-2007, 05:06 PM
Ron Rivera, Blitz not Rick. I need to find the feed for the Cowher's conference so I can hear this for myself, anyone got a link for that?