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Rookies taking different approaches

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The Steelers open their preseason Friday night against the visiting Philadelphia Eagles. Here's how rookies Rashard Mendenhall, Mike Potts and Roy Lewis are looking at the game.

RASHARD MENDENHALL, RB Q: What are your expectations in the game? A: I don't really have too many right now. I'm expecting to have a good game. I'm not sure how long I'm going to be out there, how many carries, or what's going to happen. I'm just trying to play sound football. Q: Are you getting pumped? Or is it like another practice? A: Nah, it's not a practice, but it doesn't hit you until you... Recommended Stories