Antonio Brown RUMORS & NEWS

  • How any rework of Antonio Brown's contract becomes problematic for the Steelers

    Behind The Steel Curtain "Antonio Brown might be angling for a contract extension, so what is stopping him from that big payday? Pittsburgh has a policy of not tearing up contracts with over one year left on them. This is the first stumbling block, the NFL salary cap is the other. It's tough to negotiate with the..." August 16

  • Antonio Brown nearly ejected from practice for arguing with official

    Fox Sports "Antonio Brown is a fiery player, which is a trait you have to have when playing wide receiver. His intensity nearly got him into a bit of hot waterWednesday, though. According to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Brown was close to being booted from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ joint practice with the..." August 11

  • Lions' Slay: Antonio Brown 'tried to kill me' with deep routes

    Detroit Free Press "Antonio Brown had already got the best of Darius Slay in one-on-one drills, beating him deep three straight times, when the NFL’s most electrifying wide receiver lined up across from one of the league’s highest-paid cornerbacks during a seven-on-seven drill midway through today's..." August 10

  • Report: Antonio Brown unlikely to get new contract before season

    Larry Brown Sports "While Antonio Brown has chosen not to hold out from Pittsburgh Steelers training camp, he has made it quite clear he wants a new contract before the season begins. The more time that passes, the less likely he is to get it. Jason La Canfora of CBSSports.com reported Tuesday that Brown and the..." August 09

  • Antonio Brown's agent, Steelers talking contract

    ESPN "Antonio Brown's agent Drew Rosenhaus and Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert have been in communication over the wide receiver's contract situation, according to a source. Brown, who's due $6.25 million in the fifth year of a six-year, $43-million contract, said after Sunday's..." August 04

  • Antonio Brown says he'd never hold out amid contract negotiations

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Antonio Brown is familiar with the rules set in place well before he was a Steeler: not negotiating new contracts for non-quarterbacks until a year was left on their current deal. Still, Brown is hoping to be the exception rather than the rule, or at worst, get another advance in his salary..." August 01

  • Antonio Brown faces uphill battle in contract talks with Steelers

    Sporting News "Antonio Brown is the most underpaid veteran in the NFL. Playing on a contract worth millions less than his market value, Brown’s numbers the last three years are staggering. The Steelers wide receiver has done everything in his power to earn a raise, but with two years remaining on his..." July 31

  • Brown, Marshall are apparently serious about their car bet

    TMZ "The Brandon Marshall vs. Antonio Brown car bet is ONE STEP CLOSER TO HAPPENING ... because the two stars spoke on Thursday to hash out the terms ... TMZ Sports has learned. After Marshall made the initial bet, Brown told the NY Jets WR to "call me" if he was serious about wagering their..." July 30

  • Antonio Brown Responds to Brandon Marshall's Bet

    TMZ "Antonio Brown says he's ready, willing and able to accept Brandon Marshall's Porsche vs. Rolls-Royce bet ... but he's not sure the NY Jets star is being serious. Marshall went on Instagram and challenged the Steelers superstar to make a car bet over who will have more receiving yards in 2016..." July 28

  • Report: Antonio Brown confident contract will be addressed before season

    Pro Football Talk "Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown has a base salary of $6.25 million for the 2016 season, which puts him below receivers like Kendall Wright, Michael Floyd and others who have been less productive over recent years. Brown’s desire for a bump in pay led to a brief absence from Steelers..." July 27

  • Did Antonio Brown Take a Shot at Jason Pierre-Paul With a Subtweet About Fireworks Safety?

    Complex "If anyone knows the value of fireworks safety, it’s Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul. Exactly one year ago today, JPP lost a portion of his right hand, including parts of several fingers, as a result of a fireworks accident. It likely cost him millions of dollars, and there’s a very good..." July 04

  • Antonio Brown Makes ESPN Fantasy Football History

    College Spun "ESPN has been doing preseason fantasy football rankings for 15 years. Every year, a running back has had the No. 1 spot on the preseason rankings. History has been made this year. For the first time ever, a non-running back has the No. 1 spot. That player? Steelers’ wide receiver..." June 21

  • Antonio Brown's Public Bathroom Selfie Sets a Dangerous Precedent

    The Big Lead "Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown attended Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final with the hope of seeing the Penguins host some hardware. The San Jose Sharks had other plans and forced a Game 6 with a 4-2 victory. But Brown’s trip to Consol Energy Arena wasn’t a total bust. He did get..." June 10

  • Antonio Brown doesn’t need money, strives to be Pokémon character

    Sportsnaut "As NFL training camps near, Antonio Brown and the Pittsburgh Steelers remain locked in an uncertain contract situation. But Steelers’ fans can rest easy. In an interview on ESPN’s NFL Live, the superstar receiver made it clear that he’s not exactly sweating it right now. “Well, right now I’m..." June 02

  • Antonio Brown to Patriots: Give tryout hopeful a chance

    The Score "Abiola Aborishade, a former standout wide receiver at Division III UMass Dartmouth, has been standing outside Gillette Stadium for weeks hoping to convince the New England Patriots to give him a tryout. While he has yet to land one, Aborishade's efforts haven't gone unnoticed." May 30

  • Antonio Brown: DWTS helped my foot placement

    NFL.com "Pittsburgh Steelers star wideout Antonio Brown is back on the gridiron following a stint on ABC Network's Dancing With The Stars. Brown and Broncos linebacker Von Miller opted for a different method to stay in shape this offseason by competing in the ballroom dancing competition show. Brown was..." May 27

  • Steelers expect Antonio Brown to honor contract “without any issue”

    Pro Football Talk "Last year, Steelers receiver Antonio Brown agitated (sort of) for a new contract. Ultimately, after missing a minor aspect of Phase One of the offseason program, Brown showed up and adopted the Sam Bradford pretend-nothing-happened posture. The Steelers eventually shuffled around some money,..." May 11