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Steelers RB DeAngelo Williams gives his own personal take on "participation awards"

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Last year Steelers OLB James Harrison made waves when talking about his views on parenting and "participation awards". Teammate DeAngelo Williams took to Instagram to give his take on the matter.

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In 2015, Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker James Harrison made waves when he posted a series of photos on social media showing how he was returning his sons' "participation trophies" until they actually earn them. Something so small turned into a hailstorm of parental issues and suggestions, and even led to the former Defensive Player of the Year joining Steve Harvey on his daytime talk show to discuss his own "old school" parenting techniques.

Well, this year it seems DeAngelo Williams is joining the "anti-participation trophy" bandwagon, as the veteran running back had a similar situation happen with his daughter recently.

Williams, like Harrison, took to social media to not just show how he taught his daughter to earn such awards, but even posted two videos where he talks about how the entitlement of some young adults today is the blame of only the parents for never truly making them earn anything.

Whether you agree or not, it seems these members of the Pittsburgh Steelers are certainly not a fan of the 'every kid gets a trophy to make them feel better about losing' philosophy.

See what Williams said via his verified Instagram page:

I took her Field Day participation ribbon and gave it back to her teacher...then she went out and won 1st place in the next event

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Here's how I feel about coaches/teachers giving kids "Participation Ribbons"!! **PART 1 OF 2**

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**PART 2 OF 2** Here's how I feel about coaches/teachers giving kids "Participation Ribbons"!!

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