There is some turmoil in Pittsburgh this morning after Sunday's loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. Much of it revolves around star wide receiver Antonio Brown.
Brown could be seen yelling in frustration on the sideline during yesterday's game. That frustration seemed to boil over today on Twitter.
A Twitter user named Ryan Scarpino tweeted “AB needs to thank his lucky stars, because he was drafted by a team that had Ben. And Ben got AB paid. You know darn well he wouldn’t put up those numbers for other teams." Brown responded by saying "Trade me let's find out."
Well, there's some interesting background info regarding that exchange. Turns out that Scarpino is a former Steelers PR staffer, and he and Brown know each other well.
As Yahoo's Charles Robinson notes, there's something deeper here than Brown just firing back at a random person.
It has been a rough two weeks for the Steelers. First, they tied the Browns in Week 1, and then lost to Kansas City yesterday while allowing six touchdown passes by Patrick Mahomes.
Right now, Pittsburgh is 0-1-1. All it takes is a win or two to get things turned around, but the tension in the ranks is worth keeping an eye on.