On Location OTA: Steelers Rookie WR Sanders

Under the hot sun on the south side of Pittsburgh during today’s OTA’s, rookie wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders had his share of ups and downs like any rookie. Taken in the third round of the 2010 NFL Draft, the former SMU Mustang might be on the fast track to earning playing time with wide out Limas Sweed out for the year (Achilles) and last season’s yardage leader Santonio Holmes no longer with the club.

When asked about what his draft day was like, Sanders said, “It was crazy, you know? After Santonio Holmes left I still didn’t think the Steelers would pick me up that early. I thought they were going to go after another receiver.” Curious to find out if he thought the Steelers were the team he might end up with, Sanders said that the Patriots were one team he figured might select

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