Steelers President Provides Bleak Outlook On Antonio Brown’s Future With Team

Paola Ditto
Gennaio 11, 2019

Antonio Brown may not have asked to be traded by the Steelers, but Pittsburgh is certainly entertaining the option.

Everything wide receiver Antonio Brown has said and done recently indicates he no longer wants to be a part of the Pittsburgh Steelers' organization. We're not going to release him, that's not on the table.

The report comes from Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, who tweeted out the following on Thursday afternoon.

Brown is scheduled to count $22,165,000 against the salary cap in 2019 and the team can't do anything with him until March 5th and is due a $2.5 million roster bonus on the fifth day of the league year.

Brown and the Steelers stirred up controversy in the final week of the regular season when it was reported that Brown had sat out Pittsburgh's must-win Week 17 matchup not because of injury but because he'd been benched. But I will say all other options are on the table.

And that has now made an offseason for the Steelers that already was sure to be littered with questions about how to prop open that closing window of opportunity a little more ... shall we say ... drama-filled. "If we decide something has to be done, we'll figure out how to deal with that". Later, it came out that Brown got into a heated dispute with Ben Roethlisberger, has issues with both Roethlisberger and Tomlin, and has requested a trade. Brown recently unfollowed his current team on social media and started following the 49ers, several of its players, and liked 49ers-related content, especially content which pushed a Brown-to-San-Francisco message. The asking price for Brown will likely be high. We have two months to go before we can do anything. We'll see how things play out.

Altre relazioniGrafFiotech

Discuti questo articolo

Segui i nostri GIORNALE