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Pittsburgh Steelers demote disgruntled Martavis Bryant to scout team

Pittsburgh Steelers demote disgruntled Martavis Bryant to scout team

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Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant was demoted to the scout team on Wednesday and is expected to be inactive for Sunday night's game against the Detroit Lions. The 25-year-old Bryant told reporters Wednesday he is not playing Sunday. When asked why, Bryant said, "Social media." Bryant told reporters after Wednesday's practice he is frustrated. "I'm not going to hide how I feel," Bryant said. "What happened has happened. "If I'm not traded I'm going to work my butt off here, and whatever happens happens. You're not going to hear me complaining no more. I'm just going to be quiet and let everything fall into place." Bryant was targeted twice and caught one pass for 3 yards during last Sunday's 29-14 win over the Cincinnati Bengals. After the game on social media Sunday night, ...
Stephon Tuitt: Pittsburgh Steelers sign DE to six-year deal

Stephon Tuitt: Pittsburgh Steelers sign DE to six-year deal

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Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Defensive end Stephon Tuitt has agreed to a six-year extension with the Pittsburgh Steelers.The contract is worth $ 60 million and runs through 2022, according to NFL Network.Tuitt, 24, was a second round pick in the 2014 NFL Draft. The Notre Dame product had four sacks, three passes defended and two forced fumbles in 14 starts last season. He had 6.5 sacks in 2015 and registered one sack during his rookie campaign.The 6-foot-6, 303-pound defensive lineman was originally due about $ 1 million in 2017 in the final year of his rookie contract. He had one tackle in the Steelers' 21-18 win Sunday against the Cleveland Browns.Tuitt didn't leave the game unscathed. He suffered a biceps injury in the win and will be further evaluated. Further evaluation will be available on Tues...
Pittsburgh Steelers' Antonio Brown goes full vintage with handlebar mustache

Pittsburgh Steelers' Antonio Brown goes full vintage with handlebar mustache

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Aug. 12 (UPI) -- First he rolled into training camp in a 1931 Rolls-Royce. Now Pittsburgh Steelers star Antonio Brown has a handlebar mustache.The perennial All-Pro posted a photo of his new addition on Twitter Friday, before the Steelers beat the New York Giants 20-12 in its first preseason game at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.The photo was taken from the team bus."Stash game," Brown tweeted, including an 'OK' hand emoji.The tweet came days after Brown posted a closeup of his face on social media. The caption for that photo read: "Beard or no beard ; Stash no stash #commentbelow #stashnostash."Brown has trimmed down his beard but he oiled up the corners of the 'stash for a vintage look.He didn't play in the preseason contest.Brown has been keeping up a vintage theme this offsea...
Pittsburgh Penguins pick up controversial victory over Nashville Predators to win Stanley Cup

Pittsburgh Penguins pick up controversial victory over Nashville Predators to win Stanley Cup

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Stanley Cup is going back to Pittsburgh. Former Nashville forward Patric Hornqvist broke a scoreless tie at 18:25 of the third period Sunday night as the Penguins successfully defended their Stanley Cup championship with a 2-0 victory over the Predators in Game 6 of the Final at Bridgestone Arena. It was the fifth postseason goal for Hornqvist, who deflected the puck off netminder Pekka Rinne from behind the goal line at the right post after Justin Schultz's wide shot. Nashville challenged the goal for goalie interference, but it was upheld after a brief review. Carl Hagelin scored his second of the playoffs into an empty net at 19:46 to seal it. The sellout crowd, already upset by a Predators goal being nullified early in the second period, showered the ice with to...