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Ryan Clark, the Steelers starting free safety, has dropped his Twitter account for an unknown reason. This is the second Steelers player in recent weeks to remove himself from Twitter after Steelers lineman Doug Legursky deleted his account. Legursky left Twitter after a run in with followers over the Sandy Hook Elementary tragedy. Clark’s disappearance is still in question, but it has already sparked rumors online.
There are three rumors surround Clark’s new absence from Twitter. The first is that Clark has deleted his account to focus on his training and conditioning during the off-season. That is according to his wife who also has a strong presence on Twitter.
However, there is a more realistic belief that his absence is due to a recent backlash due to Clark’s support of Ray Lewis. Many fans have condemned him for backing Lewis and the rival Ravens. Over the past few weeks Clark has blocked multiple people and tried to explain his views, but it looks like it has been too much for him to deal with. Instead of fighting with fans it looks as though Clark decided to just delete his account and stop using Twitter altogether.
Those are the two most logical options as to what is happening, but there is another possibility. According to BehindtheSteelCurtain.com they think that Clark may have deleted his account because his departure from the Steelers is coming. They also think that this is why Legursky is on his way out and that he deleted his account for that reason as well.
Legursky’s departure is more possible because he is an unrestricted free agent this off-season. Clark could potential be on his way out of Pittsburgh because he is nearly 34 and the Steelers are in salary cap troubles. That just doesn’t seem like a possibility though. Clark may have been the most important player on the Steelers defense in 2012 and is one of the main leaders on the team.
James Harrison is more likely to be on his way out of Pittsburgh rather than Clark. If the Steelers do decide to get rid of Clark it will make the guys over at BTSC looking like geniuses, but as of now it looks like just speculation on their part.
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