Originally posted on SteelerAddicts  |  Last updated 8/13/13
The Pittsburgh Steelers’ preseason opener Saturday night didn’t mean that much more than the last game the Steelers played at Heinz Field. More than seven months after salvaging a little pride with a 24-10 win over the Cleveland Browns to close out the 2012 season, the Steelers lost to the New York Giants 18-13. More importantly, they finally lined up against opposing players after months of offseason practices and took what they hope is the first step toward a return to the playoffs. Antonio Brown and Emmanuel Sanders most likely will need to have the best years of their career for the Steelers to play January football. A lot will depend on the rest of the receiving corps, also. It’s too early to tell who will be joining Sanders and Brown when the Steelers open the season Sept. 8, but Saturday’s game provided some early hints, or at least some food for thought. Hype Over Dunn? Undrafted free agent Reggie Dunn has been one of the Steelers’ most ballyhooed offseason acquisitions. He...
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