Speedy linebacker excelled last season despite a torn labrum and dislocated shoulder
Although Pimentel hasn't been able to lift weights as he normally would, he said he feels completely healthy. "We started bench-pressing last week, and I did 345 pounds," he said. "I could have done more, but it kind of scared me." Likewise, he will breathe a sigh of relief after making his first hit during contact drills Saturday. "I'm not worried about my range of motion," he said. "I'm just a little worried how it will react when I make that first hit." Defensive coordinator Bob Gregory said he'll use the speedy outside linebacker both on the line of scrimmage as a pass rusher and back in coverage.
With Pimentel's 31/2 sacks and two interceptions in 2005, Gregory will find a place to put Pimentel, even though
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