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Steelers' Brown broadcasts Tomlin expletive-filled postgame speech

| Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, 2:51 a.m.
Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review
Steelers receiver Antonio Brown catches a pass in front of the Chiefs' Justin Houston during the first quarter of an AFC Divisional playoff game Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, MO.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown inadvertently showed the colorful side of Mike Tomlin's language when he put the coach's postgame speech on Facebook Live.

Tomlin was addressing the team following an 18-16 win Sunday night over the Kansas City Chiefs when he told his players to keep a “low profile” during the week leading up to the AFC championship game against the New England Patriots.

Brown, meanwhile, kept his phone on and taped Tomlin's speech during a 17-minute video.

“We spotted these (expletive) a day and a half,” Tomlin said, referring to the Patriots. “They played yesterday. Our game got pushed to tonight. We will touch down at 4 o'clock in the (expletive) morning. So be it. We'll be ready for their (expletive).”

Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger then addressed the team, imploring players to stay off social media.

Too late for Brown, as it turned out.

Joe Rutter is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at or via Twitter @tribjoerutter.

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