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“This Is Lame”: AJ Brown Ripostes Chiefs’ JuJu Smith-Schuster With Savage Response Linking Patrick Mahomes Amid Valentines Day War

Published 02/15/2023, 2:58 AM EST

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Super Bowl LVII was a treat for the millions of fans who tuned in to watch the big game. But the lingering tension between some of those who took the field won’t be dissipating any time soon.

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On Tuesday, Kansas City Chiefs WR JuJu Smith-Schuster took to Twitter to share a Valentine’s Day card. But this was no ordinary proclamation of love. The consequences of his tweet did not adhere to the theme of the day. So what did Smith-Schuster do?

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During Sunday Night’s game, one of the most pivotal moments that may have defined the result was the holding call on Eagles CB James Bradberry. Although Philly fans will argue that the call was unnecessary, the CB confirmed that he had tugged on Smith-Schuster’s jersey. At the time, the two teams were neck and neck at 35 points each. With less than two minutes remaining, the penalty allowed the Kansas City Chiefs to manage the clock and edge the Eagles out 38-35.

But JuJu declared war after the big game. Basking in his victory, the WR took to Twitter and shared a Valentine’s Day featuring Bradberry’s picture and the caption, “I’ll hold you when it matters the most.”


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The play on words alluded to the holding call that turned the tide during their Super Bowl face-off. But Bradberry came back at Smith-Schuster and subtly hinted that he had qualified for the All-pro team, unlike the former. However, his teammate AJ Brown took a more direct approach. The WR bluntly said-

The TikTok boy dig may have had fans wincing. Smith-Schuster is known for his presence on the social media platform and is sometimes mocked for the content he makes.

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But the WR coolly responded to Brown’s jabs. He said, “Glad you were finally able to get all that off your chest after all these years. Good game bro 👍🏾💍.” The ring emoji was perhaps added to emphasize his victory and make a point. Here’s what fans had to say about this heated exchange.

The NFL world reacts to the V-Day feud caused by Smith-Schuster

Love was nowhere to be found in the air. Fans were bewildered and highly entertained by the feud. Some users posted hilarious images and GIFs that described their reactions.

A user stated,


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This fan took Brown’s side.


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Despite the tension between those involved in the feud, the NFL world was amused by the turn of events. Fans will be glad that these two teams won’t be in the same vicinity as each other anytime soon. With a long offseason to cool off, these jabs will hopefully soon be forgotten.

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Written by:

Anika Gomez


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Anika Gomez is an NFL writer at Essentially Sports. She holds a degree in Journalism, Psychology, and Communicative English from the National School of Journalism and Public Discourse. Anika loves American Football, Formula 1, Basketball, and Tennis.
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Tony Thomas