The only Big Ben that Myles Garrett will see this season is Roethlisberger.
Garrett recorded a sack on his first play from scrimmage this season and he has four sacks in just three games. His playing time had steadily increased each week and he was getting back in game shape before suffering the head injury and setback.
Bryant returned to practice Wednesday after he called out sick on Monday amid reports that he is unhappy with the team and wants out of Pittsburgh if his role can’t be expanded.
The disgruntled fourth-year receiver, who has just three catches in the Steelers’ last two games, is expected to discuss his offensive issues with Roethlisberger and coach Mike Tomlin in person this week. Tomlin has remained adamant that Bryant is not available via trade after the team invested a great deal in him over the last three seasons.
Sure, there was Cal Ripken’s streak. And I don’t mean to belittle what a grind a professional baseball season is. I spent a year in San Bernardino with the Dodgers’ Class A affiliate and it was awful. The office was a double-wide trailer with an aluminum roof to really soak in the heat. The air conditioning sort of worked, but the GM would plug all of the other floor vents with trash cans to make sure that his office was a nice and breezy 29 degrees. That’s Celsius, mind you. (Seriously, Celsius makes way more sense. Stop being so American.) So, I know baseball is rough. But come on.
In this edition of Trade Calls we set our sights on five players to make a move for in trade negotiations, one way or the other. Whether it’s upcoming schedules, overreactions Cheap Hockey Practice Jerseys due Cheap Dog Jerseys to underperformance or unexpected fantasy-point explosions, look to move this list of players ahead of the Week 8 slate. Let’s dig into the good stuff.