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Cutting the roster

While Steelers head coach Bill Cowher has until Tuesday to trim the team's roster to 65 players and until Aug. 31 to get down to the regular season limit of 53, he need not take even that long. <br><br>In reality, there are only a few roster spots open on this team and, for the most part, those spots have already been claimed. <br><br>Here's one man's look at the Steelers' 53-man roster:

Quarterback (3): Tommy Maddox, Charlie Batch and Brian St. Pierre. St. Pierre is the third quarterback by default. Tim Levcik was injured before he had an opportunity to push the fifth-round draft pick and Levcik's replacement Phil Stambaugh will never be confused with Sam Baugh. Running back (5): Amos Zereoue, Jerome Bettis, Dan Kreider, Verron Haynes and Dante Brown. Chris Fuamatu-Ma'afala will... Recommended Stories

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