Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant has been cleared by the National Football League to begin practicing with the team and will be eligible to participate in all preseason games, including Friday's opener against the New York Giants.
The NFL on Wednesday informed all parties that Bryant can resume full activities with the Steelers immediately after satisfying the terms of his conditional reinstatement from four months ago.
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Speaking to reporters Wednesday (via Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette), Tomlin said he has "no idea" when Bryant will be cleared to practice by the NFL. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports Bryant must continue to attend mandatory counseling sessions in order to be eligible for the regular season.
Due to multiple violations of the NFL substance abuse policy Bryant has twice been suspended by the league. He particularly emerged as a weapon for Ben Roethlisberger in 2015, posting 50 receptions, 765 yards and 6 touchdowns despite missing the first four games.
Bryant figures to slot alongside Antonio Brown and give Pittsburgh perhaps the best 1-2 wide receiver punch in the AFC this year.