By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster reportedly told his teammates that he’s not likely to stay in Pittsburgh.

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NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo said that Smith-Schuster told his teammates he’s “likely to head elsewhere” in free agency. Garafolo reports the Steelers and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger want Smith-Schuster to stay in Pittsburgh.

Smith-Schuster is currently a free agent, and reports are varying on whether he is staying or leaving the Steel City.

On Sunday, Smith-Schuster said that “no matter what happens,” he is going to value his time spent as one of the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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“No matter what happens this week, if I’m back or if I’m somewhere else, just know that I will never see Pittsburgh as just 4 yrs of my life, but a part of who I am. I’ll always carry that tough, blue collar spirit for the rest of my life,” Smith-Schuster tweeted.

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The player hinted at possible signing for this week but gave no indication of any teams besides the Steelers that he would sign with.