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Steelers' Clark back from the brink

Originally Published: January 30, 2009
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

PITTSBURGH -- Oddly, Ryan Clark had felt sick to his stomach playing in Denver's mile-high altitude before, as a member of the Redskins three years previously. But after the Steelers lost to the Broncos on Oct. 21, 2007, he was in agony.

The team doctor tilted back Clark's seat on the plane, climbed onto his lap, started pressing around his ribs and asked him to try to take deep breaths. They wheeled him away before takeoff and took him to the hospital.

"If you were able to stick ...

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