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Simmons looking to rebound

Simmons looking to rebound

For three weeks last year, Kendall Simmons was back on top of the world. The Steelers' top draft pick in 2002 was enjoying a great training camp, one in which he was looking to erase the memories of a 2003 season. That was when he was diagnosed with diabetes and injured his elbow, requiring surgery.

But just as it appeared Simmons would team with left guard Alan Faneca and center Jeff Hartings to give the Steelers the best interior offensive line in the NFL, Simmons suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee during a light contact drill at St. Vincent College. That ended Simmons' season after just one preseason game. It was a serious blow to his psyche. "That's the best I... Recommended Stories

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