Limas Sweed: The Next Big Thing for the Pittsburgh Steelers

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Published: March 30, 2009

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... Lombardi trophy. 

Following the celebration, the questions immediately started working there way into the media. Newspapers, ESPN, and even here at B/R, the talk about what the Steelers have to do to secure Lombardi No. 7 began. 

And a lot of the talk is centered around one of the "weakest" positions on the Steelers roster—wide receiver.

Sure, we are set at starters.  Hines Ward and Santonio Holmes are the only two receivers with Super Bowl MVP honors playing on the same roster, but with the departure of Nate Washington to the Tennessee Titans, many believe that there is a huge gap that needs to be filled.

Shortly after the conclusion of the 2007 season, Big Ben Roethlisberger signed his Steeler record $100 million contract, and one of the things that Ben asked for was a tall receiver.

Much of the early success of Roethlisberger (his rookie season), he had not only Hines Ward, but also Plaxico Burress.  Burris was Ben'...

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