This just in: JuJu Smith-Schuster is signing back with the Pittsburgh Steelers on a one-year deal:
JuJu Smith-Schuster is returning to Pittsburgh on a 1 year deal, taking a massive paycut to return to his home over larger offers from divisional rivals and Super Bowl contenders to accommodate Pittsburgh’s tough cap situation. JuJu is staying home.
— Taylor Bisciotti (@TaylorBisciotti) March 19, 2021
This is my home, they’re gonna need a wrecking ball to take me outta here! PITTSBURGH I LOVE YOU, LET’S GO!!!!! 💛🖤💛🖤 pic.twitter.com/SPFvCLUmFl
— JuJu Smith-Schuster (@TeamJuJu) March 19, 2021
According to Adam Schefter, the Baltimore Ravens made a hard push for Smith-Schuster, who subsequently signed back with Pittsburgh for significantly less:
Here’s the interesting part on Steelers’ WR JuJu Smith-Schuster’s one-year deal with Pittsburgh: the Ravens made a hard push to sign him and he wound up taking significantly less money to go back to the Steelers, per sources.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 19, 2021
We see you JuJu, and we appreciate you.
Smith-Schuster’s deal is worth $8M.
Steeler Nation has been divided about it, but boy am I glad to see JuJu coming back to the Steel City. We congratulate Smith-Schuster on the contract, and look forward to another year of him in the black and gold.