Select Page
PITTSBURGH, PA - JANUARY 14: Antonio Brown #84 of the Pittsburgh Steelers looks on prior to the AFC Divisional Playoff game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Heinz Field on January 14, 2018 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

Antonio Brown skipped the majority of the Pittsburgh Steelers‘ voluntary team activities, and on Tuesday at the team’s minicamp, he expressed his frustration in his dealings with the media and the constant scrutiny he faces in the public eye.  

“You guys write the stories. I wake up to Google alerts. I’m constantly under pressure,” he told reporters, per Ray Fittipaldo of Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. “I can’t go nowhere and work out by myself. Fans come meet me at the field. I can’t do anything normal. My mom and my kids see it. We have to deal with these types of things.”

“I started to think to myself, ‘Am I really free?'” he continued. “I can’t really express myself in this game. I can’t really tell you guys how I feel. You guys put pressure on me all the time. Am I really free? I … ask myself that in regards to taking away time from my kids. I had to get away to free my mind.”

This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

Get the best sports content from the web and social in the new B/R app. Get the app and get the game.

Bleacher Report – Front Page

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This