According to Pro Football Talk, Sanders said that Peyton Manning is a better leader than his old QB, Ben Roethlisberger. When he was questioned about this comment, he didn’t back down.
Typically, players who say something controversial and get called out for it, end up backing down and apologizing. Not Sanders. He told NFL Network that he has no regret for saying what he meant.
Sanders did clarify his statement to make sure no one’s feelings were hurt. He said that he meant no disrespect. He want to reiterate that he thinks Peyton is treating everyone in a way that he’s never seen before. He didn’t mean to diss Ben.