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PITTSBURGH -- Bill Cowher will announce his resignation as Steelers coach Friday at a 1 p.m. news conference.

According to the Associated Press, Cowher called Steelers chairman Dan Rooney Thursday afternoon to tell him he'd made up his mind and the Steelers then scheduled today's press conference. In spite of numerous reports linking him to other NFL openings, Cowher's also expected to announce his intention of staying out of coaching in 2007. Cowher has already moved to Raleigh, North Carolina, where his... Recommended Stories

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