Grimble moving past fumble to No. 2 tight end


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Xavier Grimble works on ball security with Steelers assistant coach Teryl Austin -- MATT SUNDAY / DKPS

Say the words Xavier and Grimble together to Steelers fans and you'll see a look of anguish on their face.

It was, after all, a fumble by tight end Xavier Grimble on the first play of the second quarter in a game in Denver that perhaps helped turn the Steelers' 2018 season from good to bad.

The Steelers, 7-2-1, at that point, trailed 3-0 at the time, but Grimble caught a pass from Ben Roethlisberger and rumbled toward the end zone untouched. But at the goal line, safety Will Parks came across the field and instead of simply putting on the brakes and allowing Parks to fly on by him, Grimble decided to try to run through the smaller man.

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