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Snapshot: Nik Embernate

Steelers guard Nik Embernate said his last name is pronounced "Ember-naughty," but that we can call him "Ember-nasty."

The team's best-paid undrafted rookie free agent doesn't mind re-telling the story of how he earned that nickname. "It wasn't one of my prouder moments, to say the most," said the 6-4, 304-pound pulling guard from San Diego State. "I was kind of a hothead my freshman year," he said. "We were going to run a play on quick, and one of our fullbacks jumped but I didn't hear the whistle. So I took my... Recommended Stories

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