Martavis Bryant RUMORS & NEWS

  • Martavis Bryant Wants to Remain with Steelers; Has 1 Year Left on Contract

    Bleacher Report "Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant told reporters Monday he wants to remain with the team, according to's Jacob Klinger." January 15

  • Mike Tomlin: Plan is to play Martavis Bryant Sunday

    247 Sports "Mike Tomlin has been pleased with Martavis Bryant's temperament since being benched two weeks ago. Because of that, Tomlin said on Tuesday that the plan is for Bryant to be back in the starting lineup for Sunday's game against the Colts. Bryant was inactive in Pittsburgh's Week 8 victory over..." November 07

  • Steelers' Martavis Bryant works with 1st-team offense, vows to make fresh start

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Martavis Bryant was back working with the first-team offense Monday when the Steelers resumed practice after a four-day break on their bye. The issue is whether the embattled wide receiver will be in that same spot Sunday when the Steelers open the second half of their season at the..." November 07

  • Pittsburgh Steelers not trading away Martavis Bryant "The Pittsburgh Steelers won't grant Martavis Bryant's wish. The veteran wideout, who was unhappy with his role in the Steelers' offense and expressed interest in being traded from the team earlier this month, is not going anywhere, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday. Rapoport..." October 31

  • Contenders calling Steelers about Bryant

    Bleacher Report "Multiple contending teams have reportedly inquired about Pittsburgh Steelers disgruntled wide receiver Martavis Bryant, including the New England Patriots, according to Ian Rapoport of Bryant, who has been unhappy with his role in Pittsburgh's offense, requested a trade last week. But..." October 29

  • Martavis Bryant says Mike Tomlin told him he won’t play Week 8

    Larry Brown Sports "The Pittsburgh Steelers have maintained that they will not trade Martavis Bryant despite the headache he is creating for the team, but it certainly seems like they are taking disciplinary action against the wide receiver. According to ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler, Bryant was demoted to the scout team..." October 25

  • Mike Tomlin: Martavis Bryant not available via trade "The Pittsburgh Steelers continue to call Martavis Bryant's bluff. The receiver told ESPN's Josina Anderson he wanted out of Pittsburgh if the team isn't going to use him. Coach Mike Tomlin, however, reiterated the team has no plans to trade Bryant. "We've invested a lot in Martavis since..." October 24

  • Should Giants call Steelers about Martavis Bryant?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Ninety-nine times out of 100, this wouldn't even be a discussion. Trading for a disgruntled wide receiver who is going scorched earth after just being reinstated following a 13-month league drug suspension does not seem to be up the Giants' alley. But desperate times call for desperate..." October 24

  • Steelers WR Martavis Bryant Confirms He Wants Out Unless Role Changes

    NFL Trade Rumors "Steelers WR Martavis Bryant tells ESPN’s Josina Anderson (per Jeremy Fowler) that unless his role in the team’s offense changes, he wants out of Pittsburgh. “If they don’t try to include me more and continue to do the same thing, then I want out period,” Bryant said, per Anderson. “I just want..." October 24

  • Steelers WR Martavis Bryant Still Unhappy With Role, Takes Shot At JuJu Smith-Schuster

    NFL Trade Rumors "Steelers WR Martavis Bryant responded to a post from “FantasyFootballCounselor” which included a video of QB Ben Roethlisberger overthrowing Antonio Brown on third-and-one in what appeared to be Roethlisberger forcing the ball to Brown as opposed to throwing to Bryant. A commenter then tagged..." October 23

  • Bouchette: Martavis Bryant Missed Team Meetings, ‘Called In Sick’

    Steelers Depot "More fun from the Martavis Bryant daily drama. A day after an Instagram feud where he threw JuJu Smith-Schuster under the bus, Bryant reportedly did not show up for mandated team meetings today. This report comes from Ed Bouchette who, according to one teammate, said Bryant “called in..." October 23

  • Steelers WR Martavis Bryant, targeted twice in win, 'wants out'

    ESPN "Receiver Martavis Bryant appeared to reinforce his trade request on social media late Sunday, calling out rookie JuJu Smith-Schuster and urging the Pittsburgh Steelers to "give me what I want." What he wants is clear. "He wants out," a source close to Bryant said. "Point blank." Bryant..." October 23

  • Steelers' Bryant to have bigger role vs. Bengals following trade request

    Fanrag Sports "The Pittsburgh Steelers are coming off a huge win over the Kansas City Chiefs, although the AFC North franchise continues to deal with some internal controversy. However, it appears as though the team is attempting to put a stop to such controversy by giving wide receiver Martavis Bryant a larger..." October 22

  • Martavis Bryant jokes that he wants to be traded to the Warriors

    Pro Football Talk "Martavis Bryant admits he wants to be traded. But to a different sport, not to a different team. The Steelers wide receiver was laughing Tuesday about reports that he wanted out of Pittsburgh, saying again he was content there. “No, I am good to go,” Bryant said, via the team’s official..." October 18

  • Martavis Bryant has hilarious quote shooting down reports of trade request

    Larry Brown Sports "Martavis Bryant isn’t taking the reports that he recently requested a trade from the Pittsburgh Steelers all too seriously. The fourth-year receiver took to Twitter this weekend to address the rumors. Then on Monday, Bryant was asked directly if he requested a trade from the team and..." October 17

  • Steelers’ Bryant Denies Trade Demand

    Pro Football Rumors "Martavis Bryant had only two catches on Sunday, but he found himself in the news when it was reported that he demanded a trade. Soon after, Bryant took to Twitter to say that he is “happy to be a Steeler.” On Monday morning, he specifically denied making a trade request (Twitter link via Ray..." October 16

  • Martavis Bryant requested trade from Steelers "The Pittsburgh Steelers are coming off their most comprehensive victory of the season, but one of their top receivers still wants out. Martavis Bryant recently requested a trade from the AFC North leaders, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported late Sunday, per sources informed of Bryant's..." October 16

  • Steelers Unlikely To Trade Martavis Bryant?

    Pro Football Rumors "Martavis Bryant wants the Steelers to trade him. But that doesn’t mean they will. Early indications are that the Steelers do not plan on moving the wide receiver, Jeremy Fowler of (on Twitter) hears. Bryant has been frustrated with the size of his role thus far in 2017. Still, the..." October 16

  • Steelers Add WR Martavis Bryant To Injury Report As Questionable

    Steelers Depot "Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant was added to the team’s injury report on Saturday due to an illness. He’s listed as questionable for Sunday’s home game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Bryant, who practiced fully all week, did miss two practices last week because of an..." October 07

  • Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant says big plays will come

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Martavis Bryant insists his drug-related, off-field problems are “all behind me.” The conditioning associated with playing football? “I'm back into it.” Bryant swears he's a much better receiver than he was when he was a raw rookie back in 2014, too. So why hasn't the production been..." October 05

  • Steelers' Martavis Bryant on first game back: 'I'm going to be ready'

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "A wait that will surpass 600 days will end Sunday for Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant. When the season opens in Cleveland, that's how long it will have been since Bryant last suited up in a meaningful NFL game, since the Steelers played at Denver in an AFC divisional playoff game on Jan...." September 07

  • Martavis Bryant fully reinstated by the NFL

    Fantasy Pros "ESPN's Jeremy Fowler is reporting that Martavis Bryant has been fully reinstated by the NFL. (Jeremy Fowler on Twitter) Fantasy Impact This is what was expected after Bryant kept advancing in the NFL's treatment stages, but still, it's good to finally have clarity on the situation. Over the..." September 01

  • Martavis Bryant accuses Colts' Matthias Farley of intentional late hit

    ESPN "Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant says he took an "intentional" late hit from Indianapolis Colts safety Matthias Farley while on the ground during Saturday's 19-15 loss. While discussing how he bulked up in the offseason to prepare for NFL physicality, Bryant referenced a screen play early..." August 28

  • Martavis Bryant on return: Nothing really changed "Martavis Bryant played his first football game in 19 months Sunday, when he took the field in the Pittsburgh Steelers' 17-13 win over the Atlanta Falcons. The Steelers wanted Bryant to knock the rust off early, targeting him on a receiver screen that went for negative three yards. Two drives..." August 22

  • Martavis Bryant Cleared to Join Steelers and Participate in Preseason

    Bleacher Report "Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Martavis Bryant is permitted to rejoin the team for preseason games following his suspension, per Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. "Martavis Bryant has been informed by the NFL that he is now permitted to participate in all preseason activities, including practices and..." August 10

  • Steelers think Martavis Bryant will be cleared within week

    Sportsnaut "The NFL conditionally reinstated Martavis Bryant in April, but the Pittsburgh Steelers receiver is still restricted in what he can do. According to a report, the Steelers expect that to change soon. Bryant was suspended for the entire 2016 season for violating the league’s substance abuse..." August 07

  • Martavis Bryant unable to practice as conditional reinstatement status unchanged

    ESPN "Martavis Bryant was ready to practice under the Latrobe Memorial lights with his Pittsburgh Steelers teammates Friday night, but nothing has changed with his conditional reinstatement status and he's still sidelined. Bryant walked onto the team bus carrying his football pads and indicated to..." August 05

  • NFL: Steelers' Bryant can only practice 'once he satisfies requirements'

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "It’s been one week since the Steelers began training camp practices, and receiver Martavis Bryant remains on the sidelines as he awaits word from the NFL on the reinstatement process after he served a one-year drug suspension in 2016. A spokesman for the NFL said Friday morning Bryant still has to..." August 04

  • Ben Roethlisberger says Martavis Bryant should already be reinstated

    CBS Sports "Back in April, the NFL conditionally reinstated Steelers wide receiver Martarvis Bryant, who missed the 2016 season for violating the league's substance abuse policy. The expectation is that he would be fully reinstated by training camp, but more than a week later and Bryant remains on the outside..." August 02

  • NFL has not cleared Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant for practice

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Steeers wide receiver Martavis Bryant, reinstated on a conditional basis from his season-long suspension in May, has not been fully reinstated by the NFL and cannot practice during training camp until his situation is resolved. General manager Kevin Colbert made the announcement Thursday..." July 27