Found April 16, 2013 on SteelBlitz Steelers Blog:
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Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger talked to 102.5 WDVE’s Mike Prisuta’a Sports Page about the return of Emmanuel Sanders and the Steelers offense moving forward. As was well known Roethlisberger wanted Sanders to be retained by the Steelers when they were deciding whether or not to match the New England Patriots offer sheet for the wide receiver. Now that the Steelers have match the offer and kept Sanders for the 2013 season Roethlisberger is happy to have him back. Had Sanders left the Steelers would have lost two thirds of their top three receivers from the 2012 season. Mike Wallace bolted on the first day of free agency to sign a huge deal with the Miami Dolphins which had been rumored. Had the Steelers also have lost Sanders they would have been run very thin at the receiver position. “He’s a lot better than people give him credit for being,” Roethlisberger said of Sanders. “He’s really smart.” Some may not remember, but two off-seasons ago the Steelers were tou...
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