Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette believes the Steelers will let wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders leave in free agency.
I think they will let Sanders leave in free agency for a number of reasons and are perfectly comfortable thinking Markus Wheaton will not only replace him, but also be a much better receiver. Their intent is to take a tall receiver early — they have already indicated that to Ben Roethlisberger — another indication that Sanders will be gone.
The Steelers always seem to do a good job of replacing receivers that leave. I think they’ll be in good shape going forward.