Multiple members of the Pittsburgh Steelers decided to spend some time Monday fighting during practice.
According to TribLive.com, the situation started with Minkah Fitzpatrick and Chase Claypool exchanging words and it ended with “a physical altercation involving many more players.” (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)
“I just saw the big pile,” guard Kevin Dotson told the media, according to the same report.
— Tribune-ReviewSports (@TribSports) August 31, 2021
Players confirmed Minkah Fitzpatrick and Chase Claypool got into a fight near the end of practice.
— Ray Fittipaldo (@rayfitt1) August 30, 2021
The only difference between this situation and most brawls that you see in college football is that this one involved some star players.
Generally speaking, star players don’t like getting into melees during camp. They have way too much to lose and there’s just no point.
Tempers flare during Steelers practice today. Dotson confirmed it was Minkah Fitzpatrick and Chase Claypool. It was the maddest I’ve ever seen Fitzpatrick
— Mark Kaboly (@MarkKaboly) August 30, 2021
Sept. 9 can’t get here fast enough. Energy is already through the roof!