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Bryant promises no more emotional outbursts

Bryant can tone it down and still play with fire

Receiver Antonio Bryant threw his hands in the air when 49ers quarterback Alex Smith either did not throw his way or the pass was off-target. Then, Bryant vented to 49ers receivers coach Jerry Sullivan, and the scene was captured by television cameras. Even though his actions came in an early season victory against the Rams, Bryant's antics became the focus. No longer, Bryant said.

"I may say one thing for a particular reason but I have to take into account that other people might not take it that way," Bryant said. "So I don't have anything to say. The only thing I'm going to do is play football." When asked if this might take away from the emotion that makes him such a good player, Bryant said he will still play with the same fire. "It's not about being emotional... Recommended Stories