Originally posted on The Colts Authority  |  Last updated 7/29/12

INDIANAPOLIS - NOVEMBER 8: Kevin Walter #83 of the Houston Texans runs with the ball while tackled by Jerraud Powers #25 of the Indianapolis Colts during the NFL game at Lucas Oil Stadium on November 8, 2009 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Colts defeated the Texans 20-17. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
Colts elder statesmen of the secondary Jerraud Powers and Antoine Bethea spoke to the media today including our own Nate Dunlevy about the transition, a veteran's responsibilities and the team's progress in Pagano's new defensive scheme.  Powers is recognizant that he must lead if the secondary is to improve. That guidance and leadership is something he takes seriously but noted he prefers to do with action rather than words: I still look at myself as a young guy. I just turned 25 this offseason and everybody looked at me like I'm the vet you know, especially in the secondary with the cornerback position. I sort of take on that challenge. Ever since I got here I kind of carried myself to be considered as like an older vet rather than a younger guy. I always want to be a guy that somebody can come up to and ask for advice or direction or whatever the case may be. ... I don't put any extra pressure on myself. I conduct myself in a way that I feel if anybody is watching me or try...
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