There will be no more field dance for Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster.
Smith-Schuster has won the wrath of opposing players in the last two weeks for making videos on social media with himself dancing on the logos of the opposing teams’ midfield before games. Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said on Tuesday that he did not think dancing was a “legitimate” motivating factor for opposing teams, but that he would talk to Smith-Schuster about it because it was a matter of respect.
On Wednesday, Smith-Schuster told reporters he would stop dancing. He said he did not feel disrespected, but that it had become a distraction for the team and as a result he would stop doing so.
“To improve myself and my teammates, I go stop dancing on logosSmith-Schuster said through Brian Batko of Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Anyone who has watched the last three games Steelers knows that the reasons for their series of losses extend far beyond anything that happens long before the start, but, as Smith-Schuster remarked, it had become something for the team to deal with at some point. in which their focus must be to solve what is not right once the game begins.