The Steelers' season went from literally perfect to horrible in a matter of weeks. After starting the season 11-0, Pittsburgh went 1-5 in its final 6 games, including the team's blowout playoff loss to the Cleveland Browns.
JuJu Smith-Schuster caught a lot of heat during the Steelers' fall from grace as he seemed arguably more concerned with TikTok dances than actually catching the ball. This reared its head during Sunday night's loss.
The Browns shocked the world when they put together a wire-to-wire victory over their heavily-favored rivals. Yet as his season was going out in flames, Smith-Schuster thought it was appropriate to sneak in a TikTok dance before the ball was snapped.
Pittsburgh was trailing 48-29 in the wild card game at the time of JuJu's clip, causing NFL fans to bash the wide-out for the ill-timed moves. They also laid into Smith-Schuster for making TikTok part of his pre/post-game rituals this season.
juju smith tiktok dance at midfield during a 28-0 blowout challenge
— Sean Yoo (@SeanYoo) January 11, 2021
— Sports Illustrated (@SInow) January 11, 2021
Juju is going to have so much time to do all of the new Tiktok dances now.
— VIDEO GAMES AND CHILL (@VGandChill) January 11, 2021
JuJu doing TikTok dances during halftime warmups pic.twitter.com/T0ogRw5fN9
— Unc (@SkrtRambis) January 11, 2021
The real winner tonight: JuJu’s fire tiktok content this offseason! So much time to figure out new dances! Corvette corvette!
— Mason Prince (@MasonPrinceTV) January 11, 2021
Imagine if JuJu worked on his game as much as his TikTok dances 🤧 #Browns
— Ben Giulivo (@bengiulivo) January 11, 2021
The Browns trolling Juju in the locker room 💀💀 pic.twitter.com/9pDuBrLiDR
— Complex Sports (@ComplexSports) January 11, 2021
Tomlin making JuJu do the Corvette Corvette dance after losing to the Browns
— JERM (@Jeremyforyou) January 11, 2021
To make matters worse, this season might be JuJu Smith-Schuster's last dance with the Steelers. The receiver will be an unrestricted free agent heading into the off-season, but it's unlikely that the Steelers will have the cap space to keep the budding superstar.
It should also be noted that Smith-Schuster was the Steelers' only bright spot during the loss, pulling in 157 yards on 13 catches and one touchdown.
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