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Nose tackle Steve McLendon was originally signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as undrafted free agent in 2009 and since that time, he has logged a total of 381 snaps on defense. In those 381 snaps; however, the Troy product showed enough to earn a three-year, $7.25 million contract extension this past offseason. McLendon talked to the media following the Steelers Tuesday OTA practice and let everyone know about his new way of thinking as he heads into his first season as the starting nose tackle. "I changed my whole my way of thinking this year," McLendon said, according to Ed Bouchette of Read more [...]
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