There aren't many better ways to fracture a locker room than a bad season. And so it is with the Steelers, as yet another player confides the team had a bad locker room. But Antonio Brown throws salt on the wound when he says, ``You see a Ravens team that was committed to winning and togetherness, and that’s what it’s all about.”
By Michael David Smith, ProFootballTalk.com
Steelers receiver Antonio Brown says his third year with the team was a lot different than his first two.
Brown said on SportsCenter today that Pittsburgh’s locker room was fractured in the 2012 season, in a way he hadn’t seen previously since being drafted by the Steelers in 2010.
“It was definitely different — guys weren’t really together,” Brown said.
Brown said Steelers safety Troy Polamalu was among the veterans who spoke out and tried to explain to the team that selfish behavior wouldn’t be tolerated. But that talk was apparently not enough.
“That’s when you know you’ve got issues and you’ve got to come together as a team. Because the reality of a team game is everyone on the same page, committed to the same thing, dedicated for one goal, and that’s winning,” Brown said.
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