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Notebook: Battles re-emerges

<b>LATROBE -</b> Chris Hope made the play of the night at Latrobe Stadium when he stuffed Jerome Bettis in the hole to prevent a touchdown. But the hit cost him a day of practice after Hope's shoulder stiffened up.

"I told him he makes one good hit and he has to take a day off," said Steelers Coach Bill Cowher. "He'll be back out tomorrow." Hope's back-up, Mike Logan, also missed Thursday's practice at St. Vincent College. But an MRI done on his swollen knee brought positive news. The swelling was caused by fluid from an old surgery. He'll be back Friday or Monday, according to Cowher. That left Ainsley... Recommended Stories

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