Steelers

Carter at camp: Watt learning limitations

T.J. Watt and Xavier Grimble (85) get testy in training camp - MATT SUNDAY / DKPS

Before and after the Steelers made T.J. Watt their first-round selection, we knew via film just what kind of player he was for Wisconsin and the intensity he sought to bring off the edge.

The Steelers wanted a bruiser and a fighter to work opposite Bud Dupree at outside linebacker for the foreseeable future, so they got a premier athlete who abused tackles, tight ends and running backs with his power and explosiveness all throughout 2016.

But with every player that comes to the NFL, there are adjustments that need to be made as their opponents improve in size, athleticism and skill at the professional level. Watt's experiencing that hurdle as he works his way through training camp, and that's a very good thing.

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