Steelers' Martavis Bryant: Looks like normal self

Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said Bryant doesn't appear to have lost any of his ability since missing all of last season due to a suspension, Brian Batko of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. "He looks like a stud, as usual, so we're excited for him to be on the field this year and help us out," Roethlisberger said when asked about Bryant's form during offseason practices.

Bryant was reinstated in April after sitting out the 2016 campaign for violating the league's substance-abuse policy. Despite being out of action for 16 months prior to his return to practice in late May, Bryant seems like his normal self now that he's had the opportunity to get reacquainted with his teammates. While Roethlisberger acknowledged Bryant is still getting up to speed on some of the details the Steelers added to their offense last year, the quarterback understandably sounds pleased to have one of his top deep threats available once again. An absolute burner in the open field, Bryant reportedly gained around 15 pounds of muscle while suspended, which came after he'd already caught 76 passes for 1,314 yards and 14 touchdowns through his first 21 career games.

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