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Monday, October 31, 2011
Big 4 on special teams

By Mike Reiss

PITTSBURGH -- When comprising a 46-man game-day roster, special teams considerations are key. With that in mind, a look at players who were on multiple units within the "Big 4" on Sunday against the Steelers (kickoff return, punt return, kickoff coverage, punt coverage):

Four units
S Sergio Brown
WR Matthew Slater
LB Tracy White

Three units
LB Jeff Tarpinian
S Ross Ventrone

Two units
TE Dan Gronkowski
LB Gary Guyton
S James Ihedigbo
CB Antwaun Molden
OLB Rob Ninkovich
RB Danny Woodhead