Under center: Kordell Stewart will start Thursday's game against Minnesota at quarterback. He'll be followed by Tee Martin, Tommy Maddox and Kent Graham. Coach Bill Cowher expects the starters to play almost a full half.
Released: The Steelers released first-year linebacker Mike Sands.
Injured list: Two active players have been sidelined because of injuries: backup defensive end Chris Sullivan (wrist) and back-up guard David Bobo (back). Fullback Dan Kreider remains on the Physically Unable to Perform list with a calf injury.
-- Associated Press