Steelers trade former Tiger Martavis Bryant to Raiders
(FILE – In this Dec. 6, 2015, file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant (10) runs for a touchdown against the Indianapolis Colts in an NFL football game in Pittsburgh. Bryant is facing a one-year suspension from the NFL for violating the leagues substance abuse policy for the second time. Bryants agent, Thomas Santanello, confirmed the potential discipline in email to The Associated Press) on Saturday night, March 12, 2016, and said Bryant has filed an appeal. (AP Photo/Don Wright, File)
The Pittsburgh Steelers traded wide receiver Martavis Bryant to the Oakland Raiders on Thursday night for a third-round draft pick.
Bryant missed the entire 2016 season because of a suspension for violating the NFL’s substance-abuse policy but returned to haul in 50 receptions for 603 yards and three touchdowns last season.
Bryant, 26, has one year remaining on his contract and joins a Raiders receiving corps headlined by Amari Cooper.
Pittsburgh received the 75th overall pick in the trade.