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Wexell notes: Getting oriented

Wexell notes: Getting oriented

These are the thoughts of a sportswriter who's fresh from rookie orientation camp and wonders how long No. 1 pick Troy Polamalu will spend in rookie purgatory learning the dreaded system:

* The kid's a player, you can tell right away by the way he glides around the field, smells the play, slips a block and squares up for the imaginary tackle during these non-contact drills. But he's small. You can't help but wonder how long Polamalu will last since his talent and courage won't allow him to miss much at the line of scrimmage. * Defensive coordinator Tim Lewis once said that... Recommended Stories

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