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Notebook: Chukky gung-ho

Notebook: Chukky gung-ho

<b> LATROBE –</b> Jeff Hartings missed a second consecutive day of practice with his sore left knee and Steelers Coach Bill Cowher listed him as questionable for Saturday's preseason opener at Detroit. <br><br> That leaves the door open for Chukky Okobi, a third-year center and former fifth-round draft pick who's being groomed to fill Hartings' shoes one day. Okobi feels that day may have come.

"I bring youth to the table," he said. "I just feel I'm a pretty good player. I'm as good as Jeff is. Jeff kind of has the upper hand because he's seen a lot more, has played against a lot different players than I have. Once I've been in the league eight years, I guess everything will be the same between us." Okobi filled in for Hartings last year and made five starts. The Steelers won four of... Recommended Stories

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