Found November 14, 2012 on Juan Elway:
Just leave me on the bench for now Juan… All indications are that the Steelers will have Mendy ready for their divisional matchup against the rival Ravens.  Although Mendenhall may be the ‘starter’, there will be a RBBC without a doubt.  It will be a mess. With the news of Big Ben being out for possibly 6 weeks this offense is in the hands of Byron Leftwich.  This will not be the same attack as we have seen this season, so it may just be in you best interest to leave them on the bench until someone emerges. David Wilson ‘Be A Man’ Riley And Bradley Cooper
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