Former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown opened up on Tyreek Hill’s podcast about what led to the end of his NFL career, the infamous meltdown at the Meadowlands when Brown ripped off his Tampa Bay Buccaneers uniform and ran off the field shirtless.
Update: Antonio Brown opens up about what led to the end of his NFL career.
— Dov Kleiman (@NFL_DovKleiman) June 23, 2023
🏈 The 33rd Team listed one player from every NFL franchise that you (probably) forgot played for them. For the Steelers, it was outside linebacker Mike Vrabel. Vrabel was drafted by the Steelers in the third round out of Ohio State in the 1997 NFL Draft, but his tenure in Pittsburgh was a disappointment. Vrabel made no starts and just seven sacks in four seasons with the Steelers. Vrabel joined the New England Patriots as a free agent in 2001, and things started to click for him under Bill Belichick. Vrabel became a starter and won three Super Bowls with New England over a four-year span. In eight years with the Patriots, Vrabel recorded 48 sacks, 55 tackles for loss, 33 quarterback hits, 13 forced fumbles, 34 passes defended and 11 interceptions.
🏈 Pro Football Hall of Fame: Former Steelers cornerback Mel Blount, 75, continues to preach the virtues of teamwork through the Mel Blount Youth Home. The Steelers’ rookies joined Blount on Thursday to teach the kids about the importance of teamwork.
When Mel Blount played for the Steelers, teamwork made the dream work, en route to four Super Bowl Championships.
Now 75, Blount continues to preach the virtues of teamwork through @MelBlountYLI.
— Pro Football Hall of Fame (@ProFootballHOF) June 23, 2023
🏈 The Steelers official Twitter account shared a photo of a young Connor Heyward with Jerome Bettis.
— Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) June 23, 2023
🎂 Happy Birthday to former Steelers guard Duval Love, born on June 24, 1963 in Los Angeles, California. Love was a 10th-round selection out of UCLA by his hometown Los Angeles Rams in the 1985 NFL Draft. After seven seasons in Los Angeles, Love signed with the Steelers in free agency in 1992. Love went on to start 48 games at left guard during his three-year tenure in Pittsburgh, earning Pro Bowl honors in 1994. Love played two more seasons in Arizona before calling it a career after 12 years.
🎥 Steel City Star takes a look back at when the Steelers recorded five interceptions off the Houston Oilers’ Ken Stabler in Week 1 of the 1980 season. The Steelers defeated Houston, 31-17, at Three Rivers Stadium.
Ken Stabler’s first game as an Oiler
5 Steelers INT’s
Pittsburgh win, opening day 1980pic.twitter.com/XI2BDl6LgF
— Steel City Star (@steelcitystar) June 21, 2023
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