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The Pittsburgh Steelers have wrapped up their first mandatory mini camp practice of the 2013 season and wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders talked to the media after its conclusion. Will Graves of the Associated Press reports via Twitter that Sanders said there's been no movement on contract extension talks so far, but that he's not worried about it. The fourth-year wide receiver also stated that he learned from former Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace how to handle the last year of a deal and added he had no problem with what Wallace did last season, and that he's currently happy with his tender. https://twitter.com/WillGravesAP/status/344494973833605120 https://twitter.com/WillGravesAP/status/344495128687308800 Sanders, Read more [...]
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