Things are starting to get packed up and readied for the trip to Dallas as the Steelers prepare for their final practice here at home on Friday before heading south.
The same cast of characters that missed practice Wednesday also sat out Thursday for the Steelers.
Again, it doesn't look good for Maurkice Pouncey and Aaron Smith is also looking like he's not going to play as well.
© Hines Ward admitted Wednesday that even his mom is asking him about his retirement plans following this season.
You can read that story on the O-R's web site.
© Friday, I have a story on some players questioning why they aren't considered an elite team like the Patriots.