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Antonio Brown Takes Shot At JuJu: He Fumbled The Postseason Away

JuJu Smith-Schuster might claim he’s on good terms with Antonio Brown. I’m not sure AB feels the same way. In yet another tweet from Brown, even with him getting his wish and traded, he took his clearest shot at JuJu yet with this tweet.

Brown is of course referring to Smith-Schuster’s fumble against the New Orleans Saints, ending the game and thwarting a potential comeback. That put the Steelers’ destiny out of their hands, relying on the Cleveland Browns to beat the Baltimore Ravens Week 17 to get Pittsburgh into the playoffs. That didn’t happen and they missed the postseason for the first time in years.

While it was a costly play, one that Smith-Schuster was clearly distraught over, it was just one play in a long season. The idea you can point to any one play – or player – for the reason why a team who started 7-2-1 collapsed is idiotic and everyone knows it.

Brown isn’t a stranger to crucial fumbles either. As Dave Bryan pointed out, AB fumbled on a 4th quarter punt return, Steelers leading by seven, recovered by the Dallas Cowboys. They’d tie the game up and win in overtime. It dropped the team to 7-7 on the year, finishing the year at 8-8 and missing out on the playoffs.

Earlier in the offseason, Brown took a more subtle jab at Smith-Schuster, tweeting not to believe anyone who hasn’t been paid. That came in response to this tweet where JuJu praised playing with Roethlisberger.

This offseason has been the dumbest and I can’t wait for it to be over. Sure you feel the same.

UPDATE: JuJu’s answered back albeit in a more subtle way.

And now gotten a little more specific, justifiably frustrated by AB’s tweet and words.

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