The 4 most hated active players by Steelers Nation

  • We will remember Baker Mayfield and his days on the Browns
  • Lamar Jackson has caused many problems against the Steelers
  • A certain Browns quarterback tops the list

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2. Myles Garrett

The only player on this list to not be a quarterback should need no introduction, as Myles Garrett, is undoubtedly one of the most hated players by Steelers fans. The superstar defensive end is one of the top pass rushers in the entire NFL and is on his way to a Hall of Fame career if he can maintain this level of play.

However, Steelers and Browns fans find themselves in heated debates frequently arguing which team has the better superstar edge rusher. T.J. Watt and Myles Garrett are two of the top players in the league at what they do, but this doesn't prevent either fanbase from jumping to why their edge rusher is better any time any media outlet posts about either one of them.

While I am in the camp that Watt is a better player, as a biased source due to my fandom and because he is much more versatile than Garrett, brings down the quarterback more, and forces more turnovers, the argument is foolish. These are two generational talents who are not asked to do the same thing for their defenses, and both will likely end up in Canton when all is said and done.

However, that argument is not the only reason that Garrett is hated by Steelers fans. The more obvious reason comes from the infamous play where he slammed Mason Rudolph's helmet against his head.

This game either started or confirmed the notion for Steelers fans that Garrett is a dirty player, and easily etched him as one of the most hated players by Steelers Nation. Add to all of that the fact that he's a dominant pass rusher that the Steelers have to worry about twice a year, and it's easy to see why he finds himself on this list.