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A.J. Green and William Jackson speak out on Juju Smith-Schuster’s hit on Vontaze Burfict

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Two Bengals players called Smith-Schuster’s hit on Burfict dirty. We agree.

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Even Steelers right guard David DeCastro had to pull away wide receiver Juju Smith-Schuster after he laid an illegal hit on a defenseless Vontaze Burfict and then stood over him taunting the injured Bengals linebacker.

It was a hard-to-watch, disgusting play from the Steelers rookie wide receiver and one that will undoubtedly draw a fine and potentially a suspension, too.

After the Bengals’ 23-20 loss to the Steelers, A.J. Green and William Jackson spoke out on the hit from Smith-Schuster. Jackson and Green both called it dirty.

Jackson added that Burfict would have been kicked out for the same thing while Green said that players should be protecting each other. The ESPN broadcasters couldn’t believe their eyes when Smith-Schuster wasn’t ejected.

Based on this Tweet and apparently what Antonio Brown said after the game, you can bet this won’t be the last you hear of this situation.

At least Smith-Schuster apologized, though, I’m not sure how genuine he could be.