Reports are that wide receiver
“That is the speculation and I think it’s true,” said receiver
Wallace gives the Steelers passing game the element of speed, something that will not only be a benefit for the air attack, but also help the running game.
“With him back, everybody else will respect our passing game,” said running back
“With him back and the group of receivers we have and we also have good tight ends, everyone will have to respect
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Rookie offensive tackle
“It’s been cool just to get to settle in and see how a real game week goes and also be down here on the South Side,” said Adams. “The biggest difference is actual game planning and watching film on your opponents.”
With a Saturday game the schedule is a little odd, but on Wednesday the team ran through what a normal in-season Thursday is like, from the walk-thru, to practice and meetings.
“I don’t think it’s a big switch, the schedule is better for them,” said Sanders, who in his third season is used to things now. “You get finished earlier. It’s a lot better. The schedule is not that hard, you just have to look at the board. It’s different, but we are enjoying spending time here, in the locker room and so forth.”
Most of the team’s younger players won’t see as much playing time this week, with the starters seeing their most extensive playing time of the preseason. And for Sanders, that means a lot of reps for him as he continues to start in Mike Wallace’s absence.
“It’s definitely a different vibe around here,” said Sanders. “The first two preseason games were like a warm-up. This third preseason game we are simulating a regular season game. The starters are preparing to play the majority of the game. We are preparing for that.”
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“He looked pretty good to me,” said fellow running back Jonathan Dwyer. “We’ll see how he progresses. He’s moving pretty well and we’ll see how he does.
“That was my first time seeing him in pads and actually moving around, and he looked pretty good. He’s going to get better every day and we’re just helping each other out.”