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Martavis Bryant jabs fellow Steelers WR after Pittsburgh drafts his 'replacement'

DENVER, CO - JANUARY 17: Martavis Bryant #10 of the Pittsburgh Steelers looks on during the game against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field At Mile High on January 17, 2016 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Steelers 23-16. (Photo by Rob Leiter via Getty Images)

DENVER, CO - JANUARY 17: Martavis Bryant #10 of the Pittsburgh Steelers looks on during the game against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field At Mile High on January 17, 2016 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Steelers 23-16. (Photo by Rob Leiter via Getty Images)

The Pittsburgh Steelers surprised a few folks on Friday night when they drafted a wide receiver in the second round. The pick was former USC wideout JuJu Smith-Schuster, a talented possession receiver with great toughness.

I'm Blessed…All The Glory Goes To God!
Can't Wait To Get Out There With #SteelersNation & Start Working! pic.twitter.com/hEDHbm17Xn

— Juju Smith-Schuster (@TEAM_JUJU9) April 29, 2017

After the selection was announced, Steelers receiver Martavis Bryant who was recently reinstated on a conditional basis took to Twitter to troll his teammate, Sammie Coates, saying Pittsburgh drafted his replacement.

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lol that's Sammie coates replacement not minds take it how you want to I am back.

— Martavis Bryant (@ThaBestUNO) April 29, 2017

Coates responded swiftly, laughing off Bryants dig.

Hahahahahaha https://t.co/dix482BWyl

— Sammie Coates (@sammiecoates11) April 29, 2017

Mike Tomlin had to step in and break up his receivers before things got ugly.

Play nice boys. @ThaBestUNO @sammiecoates11

— Mike Tomlin (@CoachTomlin) April 29, 2017

As funny as the quip was, the Steelers receiving corps is no joke. In addition to Antonio Brown, Coates and Bryant, they also have Smith-Schuster and Eli Rodgers. Good luck defending that passing attack for the next three years or so.

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