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Smith-Schuster has danced on opponents’ logos, as well as his own, during pregame warmups all season, but he said he’s calling it quits because his teammates and coaches were being asked about it.
“For the betterment of myself and my teammates, I’m going to stop dancing on the logos,” Smith-Schuster said Wednesday. “For me, honestly, I was dancing when we were undefeated. I was dancing when we lost our three games. I’m not going to change the person who I am.
“I think it’s getting to the point where my teammates are being asked this question. Our coach is being asked this question.”
Though coach Mike Tomlin previously said he wasn’t aware of Smith-Schuster’s dances, he talked with the receiver about it this week.
“Honestly, I don’t want to be a distraction to anybody,” said Smith-Schuster, who added he wasn’t paid by TikTok to do the dances. “… If it’s getting to the point where you’re asking my teammates and coaches,