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Insider Only BURNETT IN THE MIX AT PUNT RETURNER

During a special teams period of practice, five potential punt returners caught balls from a jugs machine _ wide receivers

Santonio Holmes and Shaun McDonald, running backs Mewelde Moore and Logan, and cornerback Joe Burnett, a rookie fifth-round draft pick.
On Tuesday, the Steelers will work on their kick return game for the first time at camp.
Wide receiver Mike Wallace, a rookie third-round draft pick, says he’s definitely in the mix of potential kickoff return candidates.
As for his play on the field this afternoon, Wallace blew by corner Joe Burnett for a touchdown and took a hard hit from Tyrone Carter that resembled the hit Anthony Smith put on Willie Reid two summers ago.
Wallace held onto the ball and got right up.

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