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Redman: “I feel 10 times better”

Posted by Teresa Varley on August 21, 2012 – 9:10 pm

Running back Isaac Redman returned to practice on Tuesday, coming back from what tests showed was a hip injury.

“I feel a lot better,” said Redman. “I was getting treatment all last week. I feel 10 times better. It doesn’t hurt me as much, just doing normal things like getting up and getting out of bed. I hope it doesn’t re-aggravate or come back.

“Moving sideways triggered it and it hurt. Right now my movement is feeling good. The trainers did a good job last week getting me ready.”

Redman plans on taking it slow getting back into practice, gradually working his way back with his eye on playing against Denver. But he also knows he still has a lot to prove.

“Around here it’s what have you done for me lately so you don’t want to get too comfortable sitting back not doing anything,” said Redman. “At the same time you don’t want to re-aggravate it and have it linger for the season. 

“I want to do as much as I can do without triggering it, without making it worse. Hopefully each day I can keep getting better and better and I accept that.”

Redman hated being a spectator against the Indianapolis Colts, last week, having a hard time just standing on the sidelines.

“It’s the first game I sat out since I have been here,” said Redman. “It’s hard sitting on the sidelines and not being out there helping the team win. This is my big opportunity and something like this happens.  

“It doesn’t hurt as bad as if it was Denver on Sunday night. That would be a different story. Hopefully I can get back and get ready for the Denver game.”

Posted in Training Camp | 3 Comments »

3 Responses to “Redman: “I feel 10 times better””

  1. By dana moore on Aug 21, 2012 | Reply

    justin ford looks like the little bus who agrees

  2. By dana moore on Aug 21, 2012 | Reply

    jason ford looks like a little bus who agrees

  3. By dale r schaffner sr. on Aug 22, 2012 | Reply

    just hang in there isac were gonna need u bad ur hard nosed running and blocking is gonna b missed but u must b patient preseason is not the goal regular season is where we need u to b redman the hard charghing power back so work up to it and come back full strength go steelers

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