Antonio Brown, JuJu engage in Twitter war of words

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Antonio Brown might have left Pittsburgh, but he has not left Twitter, for better or worse. That much was evident on Sunday, as the now-former Steelers wide receiver engaged in a war of tweets with followers and then an ex-teammate.

The Oakland Raiders receiver first took to Twitter on Sunday to offer some words of wisdom.

In response to critical trolls who pointed out in an attempt to get under Brown's skin that JuJu Smith-Schuster, not A.B., won Pittsburgh's team MVP award in 2018, the receiver lashed out at the third-year receiver, recalling Smith-Schuster's mistake from the Steelers' Week 16 loss to the New Orleans Saints.

A refresher: Down 31-28 to New Orleans late in the fourth quarter of their Week 16 clash, the 8-5-1 Steelers were mounting a potential game-tying drive. Pittsburgh made it all the way to the Saints' 42-yard line with 41 seconds to go. On a first-and-10, Smith-Schuster caught an eight-yard pass from Ben Roethlisberger, only to lose control of the ball while being tackled.

The Saints recovered; the Steelers lost the game and control of their playoff destiny; Pittsburgh missed the postseason; Brown didn't play in the season finale and ... well, you know how the story ends. Brown in Oakland. Smith-Schuster as Pittsburgh's No. 1 receiver. All parties involved bickering on the internet.

In response to that criticism, Smith-Schuster used Brown's own tweet against him and launched into a string of attacks against his former brother in black and yellow.

It's always something in Pittsburgh.

We'll update this space with more subtweets as they come in fresh off the Twitter wire.

UPDATE: We have more beef! This time Brown went on Instagram to share a DM a college Smith-Schuster sent Brown back in 2015. Brown has since deleted the post, but the internet doesn't forget.

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