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Roethlisberger downgraded; Maddox ready in case

PITTSBURGH – Steelers coach Bill Cowher downgraded Ben Roethlisberger to questionable for Sunday's game in Houston.

Even though Roethlisberger returned to the practice field Thursday, Cowher said: "He has just not responded as quickly as I had hoped and his status is day-to-day." In the locker room, Roethlisberger winked and said "I don't miss games." If Roethlisberger's optimism overreaches his reality, the Steelers will turn to Tommy Maddox, who's coming off what he called one of the best training camps of... Recommended Stories

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