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Steelers' match of Sanders quick fix

Emmanuel Sanders is still a Pittsburgh Steeler.

And Steeler Nation can relax until the draft.

Long-term, this wasn't the best move for the Steelers. A third-round pick could have been better for the team. Especially when Sanders likely will leave next season as a free agent.

But I get why the Steelers did it.

They have a franchise quarterback and need to try to win now.

Those type of moves have a way of coming back to haunt a franchise.

But Ben Roethlisberger should be happy he still has one of his targets coming back.

In the meantime, the Steelers are up against the salary cap searching for some players to make impact.


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His pass in Super Bowl XL helped clinch the Steelers' fifth Lombardi.

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The kids are getting bigger and faster, so the concussions, the severe spinal cord injuries, are only going to get worse. It’s a tough pill to swallow because I love the game of football. But I tell parents, you can have the right helmet, the perfect pads on, and still end up with a paraplegic kid. There’s no correcting it. There’s no helmet that’s going to correct it. There’s no teaching that’s going to correct it. It just comes down to it’s a physically violent game. Football players are in a car wreck every week.
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