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Five Questions with... Dedrick Roper

Dedrick Roper was one of the pleasant surprises of training camp last year, making the Steelers practice squad as an outside linebacker out of tiny Northwood College. We sat down for five questions with Roper this year.

SCS: Do you feel more comfortable this year with everything they're asking you to do? DR: Yeah, mentally I feel a lot more stable. The playbook was pretty tough on me last year. But now I've got a year under my belt watching Clark (Haggans), Joey (Porter) and James (Harrison). I feel my...