*The lingering injury to backup TE Jerame Tuman prompted the Steelers to pick up veteran tight end Tim Euhus and cut undrafted rookie TE Isaac Smolko. Euhus appeared in 11 games for the Buffalo Bills in 2005, starting in 3.
*Joey Porter will grace the cover of SI's NFL Preview Issue.
*Coach Cowhere indicated in his weekly press conference that the starters would be even more limited in their play during the final preseason game against the Carolina Panthers. Cowher mentioned that the team usually had 10 days of rest before the season opener; this year it's only 7 days. Fine by me. My excitement for preseason football is gone, I want the real deal. Sit the starters, let's stay healthy, and let's be ready to get it on next Thursday against the Miami Dolphins!