Posted by Andy Benoit
Santonio Holmes got dealt from the Steelers due to bad behavior. But Holmes believes that, in the eyes of Steeler Nation, his excellent play on the field for Pittsburgh will override his personal conduct off it.
Holmes was the MVP in Pittsburgh’s Super Bowl win over Arizona. He isn’t downplaying the significance of his return.
"It’s been on my mind for quite some time,” Holmes told Connor Orr of the Star Ledger. "I just never let it play into factor until now.
"I had a great relationship with those guys. I’m pretty sure (the fans) will give me a standing ovation once I get on the field. I’m pretty sure you’ll look in the stands and see a lot of No. 10 jerseys with ‘Holmes’ on the back from the Steelers."
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