Bryant then failed to show for team meetings in Pittsburgh on Monday citing an illness.
Either way, the Steelers’ options are less than ideal against the backdrop of the hope Bryant represented to start the season. “Then give us these next two years”. Bryant loves the city of Pittsburgh and his teammates, but he wants an opportunity to shine on his own, not lurk in the shadows of other stars around him. While speculation has run rampant. He was set to return this year and was expected to be an integral part of the Steelers’ offense moving forward, but the latter has not occurred. He quickly got on social media and dispelled the trade rumors.
Bryant is growing increasingly unhappy with his role in Pittsburgh. Then Bryant himself seemed to pour gas on the fire.
Smith-Schuster could just purchase a new bike, but this one clearly is special to him. Bryant’s Instagram post is now deleted.
Teammates JuJu Smith-Schuster and Le’Veon Bell played a game of hide and seek Sunday following Smith-Schuster’s touchdown during the Steelers’ win over Cincinnati that created some distance atop the AFC North. One IG user commented, “Ju Ju’s better”, referencing the Steelers budding wide receiver, JuJu Smith-Schuster, who went for 39 yards and a touchdown yesterday. I worked my ass off to get myself back with no help and little support, period. He came into the 2017 as the WR2 behind Antonio Brown, but the Steelers’ receiving numbers suggest otherwise. “You can’t throw that stuff out there on social media land and expect no forest fires behind it”. Not to mention a negative locker room presence. “And like I said, there’s only one ball”. It’s worth noting, however, that one of those incompleted passes drew a pass interference call that netted 49 yards and that play happened in Week 2 against the Minnesota Vikings.
“He was telling me about his frustrations and whatever, and he told me he’s talked to the coaches”, Roethlisberger said.
In week seven Bryant opened up the game on a reverse where he gained two yards.