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« on: May 30, 2008 at 11:42 »

Steelers could use Limas Sweed to block punts

The Pittsbrugh Steelers are counting on rookie Limas Sweed cracking their rotation at wide receiver this season, which is not unexpected. But what may be surprising is that the Steelers apparently think his size, speed and long arms can also help on special teams.

"Coach (Bob Ligashesky) said he likes me coming off the edge, using my speed to block punts," Sweed said Wednesday after an organized team activity practice at the Steelers' South Side facility. "I never did special teams in my life until I came here, and I actually like it."

The Steelers picked Sweed in the second round of the 2008 NFL Draft, and the 6-foot-4
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"Dreith said I hit Sipe too hard. I hit him as hard as I could. Brian has a chance to go out of bounds and he decides not to. He knows I'm going to hit him. And I do. History."
- - - Jack Lambert, after referee Ben Dreith ejected him from a game for knocking out Browns QB Brian Sipe.
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