View Full Version : Kovacevic: Call Sanders the ‘X’ factor

07-28-2013, 09:13 AM
Mike Wallace is mostly an afterthought in the Steelers (http://triblive.com/sports/steelers/)' collective mindset, having taken his afterburners to South Beach many months ago. But rest assured his special page in the Todd Haley Rosetta Stone Playbook — the one with an “X” marking the wide receiver, and a long, straight, upward arrow attached — is still in there.

Same simple terminology, too, which should please the quarterback.

“Still called ‘Go,' ” Emmanuel Sanders was saying before the team's first practice Saturday at St. Vincent. “And the guy doing ‘Go' is still called ‘X.' ”

Just one difference … “I'm ‘X' now.”

He sure is. And what an “X” factor that could be this fall, one way or the other.

See, the coaches quietly have been grooming Sanders all spring and summer to shift from his natural slot position to the left outside flank..........

Read more: http://triblive.com/sports/dejankovacevic/dejancolumns/4402028-74/sanders-wallace-brown#ixzz2aLivOrms

07-28-2013, 09:28 AM
I guess it has to be sanders because brown is much better than sanders in the underneath routes and catching In traffic.