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Dale Earnhardt Jr. has his swagger back

Updated: May 11, 2011, 2:53 PM ET
By David Newton | ESPN.com

CONCORD, N.C. -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. looked small, rather insignificant, on Tuesday as he stood near the 80-foot-by-200-foot high-definition screen on the backstretch at Charlotte Motor Speedway. He looked completely overshadowed.

He looked, well, human.

Sometimes we forget that he is. Sometimes we expect him to do bigger-than-life things like the bigger-than-life things his seven-time champion father did.

We expect him to be Superman when he's ...

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