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The Pittsburgh Steelers surprised a lot of people over the course of the last week as live tackling was implemented during training camp earlier than it has in several years. Now, with several players dinged up, it appears as if head coach Mike Tomlin is backing off a little bit as Jim Wexell of Steel [...] Report: Steelers Back Practicing In Shorts On Monday is a post from: Steelers Depot [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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