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Maddox, Stewart heading in different directions

The rise of quarterback Tommy Maddox to the starting job in Pittsburgh likely signals the end of Kordell Stewart's Steelers career.

Updated: October 3, 2002, 2:10 PM ET
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

The rise of Tommy Maddox to the starting quarterback spot with the Pittsburgh Steelers is certainly a story of how far one man has come, after a prolonged bout with adversity, but is also a saga-in-the-making of where the player he replaced is likely headed with his NFL career.

Like the ascendant Maddox, demoted starter Kordell Stewart has long been a student at the School of Hard Knocks, some of the setbacks suffered there of his own making. But where Maddox received his masters in overcoming ...

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