Thursday, January 04, 2007

Steelers: End of an era

No, no! Not the Cowher soap opera. Dick Hoak has retired.
Steelers assistant Dick Hoak's unrivaled 45-year career ends
He coached our running backs for 35 years. In 33 of those seasons the Steelers outrushed their opponents. Sometimes the running game was keyed to high-profile players like Franco Harris or Jerome Bettis. At other times, it depended on unheralded players like Willie Parker and Merril Hoge. But it was nearly always effective.

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