He suggested Smith-Schuster's late-game fumble against the Saints past year cost the Steelers their postseason chances. Seeing the young receiver pass him in catches and receiving yards nearly certainly factored into Brown's angst.
When focusing on football, Brown has proven to be one of the most explosive receivers in the NFL, and watching him catch 15 touchdown passes in 2018 shows he has no plans of slowing down anytime soon.
The petty sparks really started to fly Tuesday afternoon when Brown tweeted, "Keep your emotions off the internet". Smith-Schuster was a college receiver asking for advice in a respectable manner. And frankly, it's downright impressive that Smith-Schuster had the confidence and smarts to reach out to Brown with hopes of learning how to be a professional. The two receivers were cordial, with Smith-Schuster deferring to Brown at every turn, out of respect for his All-Pro pedigree.
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Yesterday, he took shots at JuJu Smith-Schuster in regarding to Smith-Schuster being named the Steelers team MVP.
Apparently, it was also the final blow Smith-Schuster could take before responding because the third-year wide receiver clapped back with his own series of Tweets. Some at the time couldn't help but wonder whether it was just by happenstance that the background of the photo included an onlooking Brown.
It's not like Brown revealed anything we didn't know about Smith-Schuster. If the latter is in fact done with Brown, it might not be long before Steelers fans tweet at him, if only to ask, "What took you so long?"