Found May 02, 2013 on SteelBlitz Steelers Blog:
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Three years ago the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted two wide receivers in the 2010 NFL Draft. In the third round they drafted Emmanuel Sanders and three rounds later they selected Antonio Brown. During their rookie year the Steelers went to Super Bowl 45 where the Green Bay Packers defeated them. During the playoffs that year Brown made a miraculous catch against the Baltimore Ravens and opened Steelers’ fans eyes. Sanders on the other hand lost much of his rookie year to foot injuries and those two story lines have stuck to those two receivers ever since. Brown keeps making plays and was named the Steelers team MVP in 2011 and Sanders has battled injuries and will become a starter for the first time in his career next season. Following their rookie year the Steelers were still higher on Sanders abilities and future as a player than they were on Brown. That shows the level of talent that they believe he has and if he can stay healthy in 2013 he has a chance to show what he can do. When Mike Wallace left for the Miami Dolphins in free agency it opened a starting job for Sanders. However, Sanders also was a free agent and almost followed Wallace out the door when he signed a one-year deal with the New England Patriots. The Steelers decided to match that offer and Sanders is getting ready to start in 2013. Today Sanders joined ESPN First Take and NFL Live and talked about his excitement for the upcoming season. He, like Brown before him, also said that the offense wasn’t focused in 2012 and that he believes that will change next season. Sanders also said that he knew the Steelers would match his deal and bring him back to Pittsburgh. If they still see [...]
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