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Martavis Bryant to Sammie Coates: Drafted WR is your replacement

PITTSBURGH — Steelers coach Mike Tomlin probably didn’t expect to play social media mediator to two of his wide receivers while preparing for the NFL draft in the war room. Tomlin tweeted Sammie Coates and Martavis Bryant to “play nice boys” after friendly fire over the Steelers’ selection of USC receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster with the 62nd overall pick. Bryant, the prodigious but troubled wideout who just recently was conditionally reinstated by the league after serving a yearlong suspension, tweeted shortly after the pick: “lol that’s Sammie coates replacement not minds take it how you want to I am back.” Coates replied to Bryant, “Hahahahahaha.” Bryant eventually deleted the tweet. Coates also responded to Tomlin, saying: “No nice playing in football. See you Monday coach.” Coates, a third-round pick in 2015, served as the Steelers’ depth threat while Bryant was suspended but struggled late…

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Ciara, Seahawks’ Russell Wilson have baby daughter

Russell Wilson and his wife Ciara welcomed Sienna Princess Wilson into the world on Friday evening. Wilson spoke about Ciara’s pregnancy during last season. “It’s obviously an exciting thing. Obviously for me and C, it’s exciting,” Wilson said. “It’s a blessing. That’s for sure. And to have a child is an amazing, probably the biggest miracle there is in the world, so I’m excited about that. “I am a stepdad too, so it’s the same thing there. You just love unconditionally, love at all costs. And that’s the best thing about it.” Wilson is a stepdad to Ciara’s 2-year-old son. Wilson and Ciara got married last July.

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