First Call: Ex-Browns star jabs the Steelers again; honors for Marc-Andre Fleury; James Conner gets a playoff score

Tuesday’s “First Call” features another shot at the Pittsburgh Steelers from ex-Cleveland Browns star Joe Thomas. Some honors for Marc-Andre Fleury. Another highlight for James Conner. And gambling advice for Round 2 of the NFL playoffs.


Not done yet

Apparently, ex-Browns offensive lineman Joe Thomas had more to say about the Steelers on Twitter.

As we mentioned Monday morning, the former All-Pro spent part of Sunday night mocking the Steelers’ 42-21 first-round playoff loss to the Kansas City Chiefs.

.@Steelers, congratulations on your playoff participation trophy

— Joe Thomas (@joethomas73) January 17, 2022

That was ironic in the sense that Thomas never even played in a playoff game during his 11 seasons in Cleveland. Also, because the Steelers never would’ve gotten to the postseason this year if it weren’t for two wins against the Browns.

After hordes of Steelers fans clapped back at Thomas with those rebuttals, the 10-time Pro Bowler decided to double down.

…maybe the fact that Steelers fans got so triggered by this was proof that my tweet recognized a huge insecurity ????????you guys have Mason Rudolph under center next year???? good luck winning 5 games https://t.co/TxZVGYwUXk

— Joe Thomas (@joethomas73) January 17, 2022

Geez. Another unnecessary cheap shot by a Cleveland Brown on poor Mason Rudolph. I didn’t see a response from Rudolph on his Twitter account.


One for the road

Former Steeler James Conner didn’t post huge rushing totals (752 yards) in his first year…

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