Steelers repeat themselves in Super Bowl practicePosted: Updated:
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- If it seemed the Pittsburgh Steelers were repeating themselves during their final full practice for the Super Bowl, they were.
Coach Mike Tomlin's staff put in the game plan for Arizona last week. Tomlin didn't want to stray from the normal practice week routine, so this week's practices were nearly the same on the corresponding days as those during the off week in Pittsburgh.
Wide receiver Hines Ward went through the full 1-hour, 50-minute practice in unseasonably cool 55-degree weather.
Ward and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger both looked sharp during a practice in which the Steelers piped in crowd noise to replicate game conditions. Roethlisberger took a helmet to the back during the AFC title game but hasn't been listed on the Steelers' injury report.