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Defensive Backs Look To Redeem Themselves

Defensive Backs Look To Redeem Themselves

If the first day of training camp means anything at all, Dewayne Washington should consider himself redeemed. <br><br> The Steelers cornerback stole the show Sunday by tipping the first pass of camp into the hands of safety Brent Alexander and later returned his own interception for a touchdown.

It's the way Washington figures a season should start, particularly since the last one didn't end nearly so well. "It took a little while to get that out my head," Washington said of his complicity in the Steelers' overtime playoff loss to the Tennessee Titans. Against the Titans, Washington missed a tackle on receiver Justin McCareins and the result was a 31-yard gain. It moved the ball into...

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