The Pittsburgh Steelers crashed out of the NFL postseason on Sunday in a defeat at the hands of Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos.
It was a crushing blow for the Steelers and their fans, who could feel another crack at the AFC Championship game was well within their reach.
He may have missed the game thanks to a concussion from Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict, but Antonio Brown was equally hurt by the loss, saying so in an open letter to the Steeler Nation that he posted on his Twitter account.
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In the letter, Brown sends his thanks to Steeler fans for their support, while also declaring, “We will be back next year.”
There are also words in there for Brown's Steelers teammates and his coaches, thanking them for their hard work throughout the season.
When speaking to the fans, the wide receiver revealed that when he walks out at Heinz Field - with those thousands and thousands of fans cheering on the team - he gets chills.
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With all the injury problems they faced throughout the season, it is amazing that the Steelers even got as close as they did to making the AFC Championship game.
If they can keep that up into 2016, with Le'Veon Bell, Ben Roethlisberger and Brown all at full fitness - then WR and the Steelers could reach their goal of making the Super Bowl.