Cowher retires as Steelers head coach

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Bill Cowher retired after 15 years as head coach of the NFL Pittsburgh Steelers saying he had lived a dream to lead his hometown team to a Super Bowl victory.

Report: Cowher to retire Friday

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Bill Cowher is set to resign as coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Thursday.

Long-time Steelers coach Dick Hoak retires

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Pittsburgh Steelers running back coach Dick Hoak, who has been with the organization for 45 years, has retired.

NFL: Pittsburgh 23, Cincinnati 17 (OT)

CINCINNATI, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Santonio Holmes' 67-yard touchdown reception in overtime Sunday gave the Pittsburgh Steelers a 23-17 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals.

Cowher to state coaching plans next week

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Pittsburgh Steelers Coach Bill Cowher said he will reveal next week whether he will remain at the helm of the team after next season.

Cowher not interested in N.C. State job

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Pittsburgh Steelers Coach Bill Cowher says he is not interested in the open coaching job at North Carolina State, his alma mater. Wendell Murphy, N.C. State's board of trustees' chairman, posed the question after hearing rumors Cowher might be interested

Roethlisberger's MRI normal after injury

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger may still be on the injured list when the team plays Oakland, the team Web site said Tuesday. Roethlisberger had an MRI after he suffered a concussion in a 41-38 loss to the Atlanta Falcons Sunday.

Steelers QB warned on helmet

PITTSBURGH, June 14 (UPI) -- The Pittsburgh Steelers had warned Ben Roethlisberger about riding without a helmet prior to the motorcycle wreck that left him with head and facial injuries.

Celebs line up for pre-Super Bowl 'Salute'

DETROIT, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- The Four Tops, 32 sports legends and Super Bowl coaches Bill Cowher and Mike Holmgren will star in a pre-Super Bowl event at Detroit's Fox Theater.

Roethlisberger probable for Monday night

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is expected to return to action Monday night against the unbeaten Indianapolis Colts. Steelers Coach Bill Cowher said Tuesday that Roethlisberger is probable to play in next Monday night's game.

Roethlisberger still listed questionable

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger practiced passing Tuesday and is listed as questionable for Pittsburgh's game against the Baltimore Ravens.

Roethlisberger has knee surgery

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger underwent knee surgery Thursday morning and will miss Sunday's game against Green Bay.

Roethlisberger likely out for the Steelers

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is not expected to play Sunday against Jacksonville because of a hyperextended left knee.

Steelers lose Haggans for a month

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Linebacker Clark Haggans of the Pittsburgh Steelers will miss at least a month after undergoing surgery Wednesday morning on his injured right groin.

Bettis out for Steelers season opener

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Veteran Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jerome Bettis will miss the season opener Sunday when the Steelers host the Tennessee Titans.
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Bill Cowher
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Bill Cowher announces that after 15 seasons he is resigning at a press conference held at the Steelers offices in Pittsburgh on January 5, 2007. (UPI Photo/Archie Carpenter)

Playing career

Coaching career

William Laird "Bill" Cowher (born May 8, 1957) is a former American football coach and player. Cowher resigned after 15 seasons as the Steelers' coach on January 5, 2007, just 11 months to the day after winning 2005–06's Super Bowl XL. He currently is a studio analyst for The NFL Today.

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