Martavis Bryant RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Martavis Bryant wants talk with Ben Roethlisberger over critical remarks

    ESPN "When the Pittsburgh Steelers report to training camp in a couple of weeks, wide receiver Martavis Bryant would like to have a talk with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. "I feel like we need to," Bryant told ESPN on Thursday during a break from his offseason workouts here in the 109-degree Nevada..." July 14

  • Steelers' Bryant expected to practice Tuesday for 1st time since 2015

    247 Sports "x Martavis Bryant is finally back. Weeks after being conditionally reinstated by the NFL, the Steelers' wide receiver is expected to practice with the team on Tuesday for the start of the team's OTAs. This will be the first time Bryant has practiced with the team since the week leading up..." May 23

  • Antonio Brown and Martavis Bryant the league’s most dangerous WR duo

    Observer Reporter "The Tweet from the NFL Network was innocent enough. And it came from former Raiders legend Tim Brown, so it was a bit biased. “172 catches & 2,156 receiving yards between the two in 2016. “They are a tough duo to stop.” Brown was, of course, referencing Oakland’s wide receiver duo of..." May 09

  • Roethlisberger: Martavis Bryant 'has to win back everybody's trust'

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Ben Roethlisberger said he never looked back after deciding to return to the Steelers for another season, his 14th in the NFL. But a little positive reinforcement never hurts. For Roethlisberger, it came last week during the first night of the NFL draft. The Cleveland Browns used the No. 1..." May 05

  • Did Martavis Bryant throw some shade at Sammie Coates?

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "A Steelers receiver caused a little stir Friday night on social media, and it wasn’t Antonio Brown. As soon as Franco Harris announced that the Steelers were going with a wideout for their second-round pick, JuJu Smith-Schuster, the conversation turned to the crowded position group. Antonio..." April 29

  • Martavis Bryant conditionally reinstated after drug suspension

    NFL Trade Rumors "The Pittsburgh Steelers announced Tuesday that WR Martavis Bryant has been conditionally reinstated by the NFL. According to the release, Bryant can join the Steelers at their training facility and participate in meetings, conditioning work and similar activities." April 25

  • Steelers have no information on Martavis Bryant reinstatement

    Observer Reporter "The Pittsburgh Steelers had hoped for some clarity in regard to the status of suspended wide receiver Martavis Bryant sometime before the NFL draft. But with the draft now two days away, the Steelers have heard nothing from the league regarding Bryant’s reinstatement from suspension. Because..." April 25

  • Steelers still haven’t gotten word on Bryant

    Observer Reporter "The Pittsburgh Steelers are finalizing their preparations for the NFL Draft. But as they do so, they still have not gotten word from the NFL in regard to the availability of wide receiver Martavis Bryant, something that will have a definite effect on what they might do this weekend. General..." April 24

  • Martavis Bryant met with NFL this week in bid for reinstatement

    Sporting News "Earlier this week, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant posted on Snapchat that he was in New York City and had a “big day” upcoming. He wasn’t kidding. A source told Sporting News Bryant met Thursday with the NFL’s Management Council as part of his efforts for reinstatement..." April 15

  • Martavis Bryant confident he'll be reinstated soon "Are the Steelers adding a secret weapon in their quest to catch up to the Patriots as an AFC superpower? Appearing on Thursday's edition of Up to the Minute Live, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that suspended wide receiver Martavis Bryant believes he will soon be returning to..." April 01

  • NFL refutes report on Martavis Bryant's reinstatement to Steelers, says no timeline in place

    Beaver County Times "There is no update nor timeline for Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant to be reinstated back into the NFL, a league spokesman said on Thursday. The league refuted a Times report on Wednesday that cited a source stating that Bryant’s return from suspension was "imminent." Bryant, who is..." March 31