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Ron Cook: Steelers' Miller in a class by himself as blocker, receiver and person

Ben Roethlisberger has a pact with Heath Miller, the man he calls the best teammate of his career.

"I'll tell you how much he means to me," Roethlisberger said. "I made him promise that he'll let me know ahead of time when he's done. I need a whole year to know it's his last year. I don't want him to come to me the last game and say, 'This is it for me.' I want to enjoy my last ride with him. I made him promise me."


"He hasn't said anything yet," Roethlisberger said, grinning.

Miller, as understated a Pittsburgh athlete as there has been, confirmed the arrangement. He, too, smiled when he said there has been no...