As Martavis Bryant prepares for Pittsburgh Steelers training camp following a yearlong suspension, battles of maturity still reside in the wide receiver.
Much like the Pittsburgh Steelers journey to reach their first Super Bowl appearance since the 2010 season, wide receiver Martavis Bryant has seen quite the highs and lows during his young career in the NFL. The most recent step on Bryant’s road back to the field finds him responding to criticism given earlier this off-season by quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, with Roethlisberger expressing his disappointment with Bryant, mentioning he felt let down by his 25-year old wideout.
In an ESPN.com interview, Bryant did not seem pleased as he responded to his teammate:
“We should have a man-to-man. Because some of the things he put out there about me, I kind of didn’t agree with how he did it. So I want to sit down and hear his own opinion, man-to-man, about why he did that.”
Bryant’s latest comments have caused quite the stir with Pittsburgh media and many within the fanbase as well. After all, Bryant received a four-game suspension in 2015 before being suspended for all of 2016, both for violating the league’s substance-abuse policy. Throw in Bryant’s Twitter escapade during the 2017 NFL Draft and other defensive tweets, and you have Steelers fans asking the same question: Why exactly is Martavis Bryant wanting to hold others accountable when he hasn’t proved to hold himself accountable?
It’s a fair question to pose. Bryant has an incredible skill set and is a difference maker when suiting up for Pittsburgh, proving to be a rare combination of size and…
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