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Old 10-30-2007, 01:31 AM   #4
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Default Re: Holmes is a rising star

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Originally Posted by Steelman16 View Post
There were some red flags there for a bit just after he was drafted, but he seems to have cleared up his real-life problems and is able to play quality football.
Combination of two things IMO....

A) Getting involved with the Steelers organization and seeing how things are handled here. I believe his troubles occured before he was able to get involved with the organization.

B) Hines Ward pulling him aside and having a few talks with him and making it very clear to him what is expected of him.

Man, I remember some fans wanted to give the kid the boot before he even entered Pittsburgh city limits.
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