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Antonio Brown apologizes to the Steelers and Ben Roethlisberger for his actions

In an interview with 93.7 The Fan, Brown showed his appreciation for the Steelers organization

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I know many fans are tired of the Antonio Brown saga. I know I sure am. But after doing a radio interview Thursday morning for 93.7 the fan in Pittsburgh, there are a lot of differing opinions among Steelers’ Nation as to Antonio Brown at this moment. Rather than get into what things meant and breaking it down further, I’m just going to give several quotes from the interview and let you all draw your own conclusion.

The following transcripts of the interview are courtesy of @SteelBlitzburgh

On the Steelers:

“I’m forever grateful and indebted to the Steelers organization, Mr. Rooney, Mike Tomlin, Kevin Colbert, Ben Roethlisberger, I started my career with those guys, a lot of beautiful moments, a lot of positive things, so it’s not all bad.”

On Ben Roethlisberger:

“Do I hate Ben? No. Do I love Ben? Yes. Ben’s a great guy, great person, great quarterback, all the disappointment and frustration we had should’ve been hashed out but when ego and emotion get involved, a lot of stuff goes different ways.”

“Our last meeting was from that last week of 2018 and I met with him. And he was trying to slander me, like, ‘AB, man, everyone don’t hate me.’ I just think Ben is really nonchalant to what people think about him.”

“They won’t really share to him in his face. So a lot of people who deal with Ben, it’s not dealing with him out of the reality of what it is. And a lot of people are really nervous to tell him what it really is because based on the position he’s in.”

On JuJu Smith-Schuster:

“I have nothing against JuJu Smith-Schuster. Why would I? I am who he wants to be. I’m in a position when he’s describing to be. Running around with 500 yards and everyone thinks he’s the world. Steelers didn’t make the playoffs. That is a problem.”

“I gave the guy JuJu Smith all the positive cheat codes. All the stuff to be successful. And to watch a guy call me out when I’m moving forward for positive. The first thing he do when I get picked is post me like he ready.”

On Hines Ward:

“[Ward] didn’t show me the respect I needed. Or gave me the support or positivity I needed. I’ve never been to his house. I never studied plays with him. I never went over how to win or get open or how to do this right or how to do this.”

On his life:

“I don’t really have anger. I just think I’m really bored. You know, football keeps a lot of my focus. And not being able to have that thing that took my energy, that put my focus toward allowed me to be bored and react to things I wouldn’t normally react to.”

On playing in 2020:

“Everyone loves comeback stories man, I’m in shape, 2020 is going to be a great year and it’s a great opportunity to bounce back.”

As stated before, I am just going to let Brown’s word speak for themselves. I will let you form your own opinion on what was said. More importantly, please use the comment section as a place to give your thoughts remembering to keep them both clean and courteous.