Ceremonially handing over the Lombardi Trophy to Atlanta on Saturday, Jerome Bettis smiled from ear to ear at the different.
Then he turned into the most up-tp-date NFL Hall of Famer to weigh in on the Antonio Brown reveal.
A dilapidated Steelers vast himself, “The Bus” said it was a disappointment to ogle the reveal play out.
In past days, NFL Hall of Famers Jerry Rice and Terrell Owens private spoken out regarding Brown and mostly about how A.B. would slot in taking part in for San Francisco and that Brown’s days in Pittsburgh were seemingly performed.
Bettis, even though, regarded extra disillusioned than anything that the saga had transpired. He was in metropolis, white gloves and all, to reveal the Wide Bowl trophy, however later on in a media scrum was requested about the Brown-Steelers drama.
“It’s disappointing due to I do know how vast Antonio Brown is, I do know how grand he loves the metropolis of Pittsburgh and I enact know how grand he appreciates that group,” said Bettis, whose decorated occupation started with three seasons taking part in for the Rams and came to a shut with the Steelers.
Bettis reached six Pro Bowls and won Wide Bowl XL with Pittsburgh.
Brown has reached seven Pro Bowls, however the Steelers final reached a Wide Bowl (dropping to Inexperienced Bay) in his rookie season of 2010 when he was barely a contributor.
While Brown’s particular person resume speaks for itself, Bettis furthermore worries about what impact his fresh standoff with the Steelers could private on his legacy.
“There could be that self-discipline the place they gotta kinda talk about by draw of these items, however I’d abominate for this to be the end of his occupation [in Pittsburgh],” Bettis said. “Nonetheless furthermore I feel for his legacy, after I feel you see at him 10 years down the twin carriageway, I form now not need that this second defining the player he is, due to he’s grand bigger than this self-discipline; unbelievable soccer player and he’s a terribly wonderful person whereas you gather a likelihood to know him.”