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Steelers WR Martavis Bryant officially reinstated by NFL

The troubled Steelers WR Martavis Bryant has been officially reinstated by Roger Goodell and the NFL league office.

NFL: AFC Divisional-Pittsburgh Steelers at Denver Broncos Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

For the Pittsburgh Steelers, today was a good day.

As the 2017 NFL Draft continues to inch closer, the NFL announced today wide receiver Martavis Bryant is now officially reinstated after a year long suspension due to missed, which means failed, drug tests.

The news couldn’t have come at a better time for Pittsburgh, as they put the finishing touches on their NFL Draft boards. At a time when the team could have potentially thought about drafting a wide out on Day 1 or 2 of the NFL Draft, with Bryant back on the field the need at receiver isn’t as great heading into the draft.

Stay tuned to BTSC for the latest news on the Steelers as they head into the NFL Draft.