LATROBE, Pa. -- The Steelers' cornerback position is finally filled with interesting talent and starters who could make for an interesting season. But working in the background is rookie cornerback Justin Layne, lining up outside the numbers with the second- and third-team defenses.
Layne had been struggling in the early days of camp, getting beat by receivers and not looking confident in challenging receivers. But that changed in the Wednesday and Thursday practices this week. So let's look at some of the camp notes I've taken on him and where he's growing: