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LeBron James Says Lakers ‘Are Like the Pittsburgh Steelers’ After Loss vs. Magic | Erin Walsh, Bleacher Report
“We’re like the Pittsburgh Steelers right now,” James said. “The Pittsburgh Steelers right now have not out-gained or out-scored any of their opponents in this season right now and yet they’ve got a winning record.”
Former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martvavis Bryant is attempting an NFL comeback after the league reinstated him following a lengthy suspension for violating the league’s substance abuse policy, according to NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero.
Bryant has been out of the league since 2018 due to multiple suspensions for failed drug tests. The Steelers’ former fourth-round pick spent the 2014-2017 seasons in Pittsburgh, catching 126 passes for 1,917 yards and 17 touchdowns.
Steelers wide receiver Diontae Johnson was fined $25,000 for his postgame comments ripping the officiating after his team’s loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars on Oct. 29, league sources confirmed to ESPN.
Johnson, who wasn’t included in the initial list of fines in the weekly gameday accountability report released Saturday, questioned the integrity of the officials, asserting they wanted the Jaguars to win.