Martavis Bryant RUMORS & NEWS

  • Roethlisberger 'disappointed' in suspended Steelers WR Bryant but says offense remains focused

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Ben Roethlisberger wasn't about to mince words. He usually doesn't when it comes to Martavis Bryant. Just days before the start of last postseason, Roethlisberger said Bryant needed to “toughen up.” On Tuesday, the Steelers' franchise quarterback said he simply was “disappointed” in the young..." May 25

  • Steelers to debut three-headed Martavis Bryant replacement at OTAs

    ESPN "Ben Roethlisberger and Antonio Brown are healthy, happy and ready to connect a gazillion times over the next eight months. This much we know. This lethal combination is one reason why the Pittsburgh Steelers' high-powered offense won't flinch over a few questions about its roster. Completion after..." May 23

  • Steelers coach Tomlin concerned about apologetic Bryant

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "If you are concerned about how the Steelers are going to replace Martavis Bryant's production and game-altering athleticism in the lineup, Mike Tomlin offered up some advice — don't sweat it, because he's not. Tomlin told a small group of reporters on Monday at the Boca Raton Resort and Club at..." March 21

  • Steelers never considered cutting Bryant

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "The Steelers never considered cutting ties with embattled wide receiver Martavis Bryant even though he was suspended for the 2016 season by the NFL — his second league suspension in less than eight months. General manager Kevin Colbert said on Sunday at the Boca Raton Beach Club and Resort at..." March 20

  • Steelers' Rooney disappointed in WR Bryant for suspension

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "About two months ago, Steelers president Art Rooney II was upbeat about the progress receiver Martavis Bryant made following a four-game suspension for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy. On Friday, less than a week after the NFL suspended Bryant for at least one season for violating..." March 19

  • Replacing Martavis Bryant will be a difficult chore for Steelers

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Late in the 2015 season, when the Steelers were in the midst of their franchise-record streak of scoring 30 or more points in six consecutive games, the offense was drawing comparisons to some of the best in NFL history. The hard truth for the Steelers as they go forward without receiver..." March 14

  • Martavis Bryant planning to check into rehab

    USA Today "Facing indefinite banishment for repeat violations of the NFL’s substance abuse policy, Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Martavis Bryant will check into rehab and undergo evaluation for depression issues, one of his agents, Brian Fettner, told USA TODAY Sports. “We’re all stunned, me included,”..." March 14

  • Bryant’s latest violation may have come from something other than a positive marijuana test

    Pro Football Talk "It was widely reported last August that the NFL suspended Steelers receiver Martavis Bryant because he failed multiple marijuana tests. His latest predicament suggests a violation for something other than a positive marijuana test. The three possibilities are: (1) a positive test for something..." March 13

  • Steelers WR Martavis Bryant Facing Year Long Suspension

    CBS Pittsburgh "Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant may be suspended for the entire 2015 season. That’s according to a new report from our news partners at the Post-Gazette. Ed Bouchette says Bryant’s agent confirmed the possible suspension, but reports that Martavis is appealing the..." March 13

  • Martavis Bryant appealing 1-year suspension

    CBS Sports "Even before the season begins, the Steelers' fortunes took an ugly turn. Suddenly, their chances to build on this past season's playoff berth and offensive explosion appear substantially less likely. Because on Saturday, the Steelers are faced with the possibility of playing the 2016 season..." March 12