Martavis Bryant — like Josh Gordon last-year — will have to look deep inside, and figure out just how important playing in the NFL really is. The Steelers released a statement — saying they are “disappointed” in the young wide receiver — who’s been suspended for at least one year after failing a drug test.
The Pittsburgh Steelers will be without one of their most explosive weapons for one full season, and then some. Steelers announced Martavis Bryant officially suspended without pay for a minimum of one year. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 14, 2016 Bryant — who had 50 receptions for 765 yards and six touchdowns in 11 games
Martavis Bryant is facing a one-year ban from the NFL for a repeated violation of the leagues drug policy — but even more important — he could be fighting for his life. According to USA Today Sports — Bryant will check into rehab and undergo evaluation for depression issues, one of his agents, Brian Fettner,
The Steelers may have been dealt a huge blow, as stud wide receiver Martavis Bryant could miss a whole calendar year. Agent tells Post-Gazette Steelers WR Martavis Bryant has appealed NFL's intention to suspend him for one year. — Ed Bouchette (@EdBouchette) March 12, 2016 #Steelers WR Martavis Bryant facing a year-long suspension for violating
Martavis Bryant is wrong for this — I know the Steelers wide receiver got shoved out-of-bounds himself, but he could have pulled up on old Wade Phillips. Bryant sent the Broncos defensive coordinator flying with this collision/shove.
Ben Roethlisberger openly challenged Martavis Bryant this week on the radio, and the Steelers wide receiver has responded with several key catches — including the catch of the year — after he channeled his inner gymnast.
Pittsburgh Steelers talented wide receiver Martavis Bryant and his big play ability will be benched for the first four games of the season for a drug violation. Steelers WR Martavis Bryant's appeal of the four-game suspension was denied. There were settlement talks before last week's news. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) August 31, 2015 Steelers GM