JuJu Smith-Schuster says he needs to be a Pittsburgh Steeler for the remainder of his profession – CBS Pittsburgh
By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – JuJu Smith-Schuster made a big decision to make this off-season.
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The broad recipient will meet the free agency on March 17th when he will decide on his football future. Smith-Schuster told TMZ Sports that he would like to remain a Steeler for the rest of his career.
“Ultimately, I want to have my legacy in Pittsburgh and retire there,” Smith-Schuster told TMZ. “I do not want to go.”
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“Until I’m actually let go, I’ll be Pittsburgh for life,” added the 24-year-old.
Smith-Schuster was drafted in the second round of the 2017 NFL Draft and signed a four-year rookie deal with Black and Gold. In the first four years of his career, he caught 308 passes for 3,726 yards and 26 touchdowns. He has played in 58 games.
Smith-Schuster also said he hopes quarterback Ben Roethlisberger returns next season. On Wednesday morning, the Steelers released a statement from President Art Rooney II that the Steelers would like Roethlisberger back.
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“To let him go, or even to think about it, I don’t think that’s the best thing to do. I would like to play with Ben, ”said the broad receiver.