Tomlin: Martavis Bryant's issues 'bigger than football'

The Times - [Full Article]

In order for a player to be suspended for marijuana use, Steeler WR Martavis Bryant would have had to have failed multiple tests - as many as four reportedly - since entering the NFL last year.

HC Mike Tomlin declined to get into the specifics of the testing but said that Bryant will be able to participate in meetings, training and rehab, though he is not allowed to play or practice.

"We're in the process of working out a plan and what's appropriate for him the individual, not the player," Tomlin said. "I think that's an element of this we need to keep in perspective as we move forward with him. He has issues that he's dealing with that are bigger than football. We're committed to assisting the man in that."

Fantasy Impact: 

Bryant, who had eight touchdowns in 10 games last season, could face a 10-game suspension for another failed test and a one-year ban after that.

Filed Under: 2015, Preseason

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