I spoke to Emmanuel Sanders today and he admitted that Mike Tomlin making him compete for a spot on the active roster each week has been good for him.
Sanders, by the way, was named the AFC's special teams player of the week for his effort against Miami.
© Brett Keisel, Aaron Smith (obviously), LaMarr Woodley and Flozell Adams did not practice Wednesday.
Keisel, Woodley and Adams will try to go Thursday or Friday.
© The big question this week is whether the Saints will even try to run the ball against the Steelers.
With New Orleans' weapons, they have the ability to spread the Steelers out and pass on every play.
That becomes even more likely if Reggie Bush can come back this week - though he didn't practice Wednesday.
If Woodley can't play, that takes away one of the deterrents for that strategy as well - though I expect Woodley to play.
© Word out of Cleveland is that Mohamed Massaquoi harbors no ill will toward James Harrison and isn't holding a grudge.
I'm sure Harrison will sleep better at night knowing that.