Antonio Brown RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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 "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

  • Steelers WR Antonio Brown could be headed to 'Dancing with the Stars'

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown has shown off some entertaining touchdown dances over the past few years. But the big question is: Can he cha-cha? The world might find out soon on the ABC reality series “Dancing with the Stars.” The website picked up the first clues..." February 25

  • Antonio Brown: Vontaze Burfict is an ‘idiot’ who tried to kill me

    Larry Brown Sports "Antonio Brown was held out of the AFC Championship Game with a concussion that he sustained after an illegal hit from Vontaze Burfict, and it does not sound like the Steelers wide receiver has gotten over it. On Thursday, Brown told “The Cook and Poni Show” on 93.7 The Fan in Pittsburgh that..." February 04

  • Steelers rule out Antonio Brown

    Pro Football Talk "Pacman Jones owes Antonio Brown an apology. Brown, the Steelers’ All-Pro wide receiver, has been ruled out for Sunday’s playoff game against the Broncos. Jones claimed that Brown was faking being hurt after he took a hit to the head from Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict in Saturday’s..." January 15

  • Roethlisberger 'very likely,' Brown 'not looking good' to play vs. Broncos

    The Score "The Pittsburgh Steelers have received some good news and some bad news on Monday. While quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is "very likely" to play in Sunday's game against the Denver Broncos, it's "not looking good" for wide receiver Antonio Brown, according to Bob Holtzman of ESPN." January 12

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    Conor Orr @ConorOrr

    Adam Jones on Dan Patrick: Antonio Brown was not hurt. I know he was faking it.

  • Antonio Brown's Dad My Son Didn't Fake Injury 'It's Not In His Character'

    TMZ "Pacman Jones can hold on to that Oscar ... or Grammy ... 'cause Antonio Brown's father insists his son is NO ACTOR ... and didn't fake hurt after taking that shot from Vontaze Burfict. TMZ Sports spoke with Eddie Brown who tells us he has already checked in with the Pittsburgh Steelers..." January 11

  • Report: Antonio Brown remains in concussion protocol

    Sportsnaut "Despite what Adam Jones would have us believe, Antonio Brown did indeed suffer a concussion Saturday when Vontaze Burfict laid him out late in the fourth quarter. Adam Schefter reports the Pittsburgh Steelers all-world receiver was still in the league’s concussion protocol as of Monday..." January 11

  • Bengals' Adam Jones on Antonio Brown: 'I know he was faking'

    CBS Sports "Cincy cornerback Adam Jones went on the Dan Patrick Show Monday morning and said Steelers wideout Antonio Brown was "faking" being hurt on a hit from Vontaze Burfict late in the game that moved the ball 15 yards closer to the end zone. "Man, Antonio Brown was not hurt. I know he was faking,"..." January 11

  • Big Ben, Antonio Brown appear to be a go for Denver

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict knocked the Steelers’ two biggest offensive stars out of the game before he helped send them into the next round of the AFC playoffs. But both of those players — quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and Antonio Brown — have a chance to be ready Sunday for..." January 11

  • Antonio Brown in concussion protocol after taking hit to head

    SI "Antonio Brown suffered a concussion as a result of a hit from Vontaze Burfict at the end of the Steelers’ 18–16 wild-card victory over the Bengals, head coach Mike Tomlin announced. He will be placed in concussion protocol, and his status for next week is currently unknown. Brown wasn’t the..." January 10

  • Steelers' Antonio Brown is first with back-to-back 125-catch seasons

    ESPN "Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown on Sunday became the first player in NFL history with back-to-back seasons of at least 125 catches. Brown entered the game with 123 catches, and he added seven catches for 114 yards through the first 17 minutes of Sunday's regular-season finale against..." January 03

  • Antonio Brown got Skittles inspired receivers gloves

    Larry Brown Sports "When it comes to catching a football, not many do it better than Antonio Brown. In a recent post to his Twitter account, the All-Pro wide receiver showed off his valuable hands covered in something rather unique. Skittles hooked Brown up with receivers gloves covered in Skittles (which may or..." December 26

  • Gary Kubiak: Antonio Brown has my vote for MVP "Gary Kubiak has faced a laundry list of MVP candidates this season, but the Broncos coach remains in awe of the destruction Antonio Brown wreaked on Denver's defense in Week 15. "I know who I'd be voting for right now for MVP," Kubiak said after watching the Steelers wideout haul in 16 catches..." December 23

  • Of course the NFL fined Antonio Brown for the goalpost celebration

    Yahoo! Sports "ou knew this was coming. The NFL has decided to fine Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Antonio Brown for his Super Mario Bros. celebration when he slid down (or, really, off) the goalpost after his punt return score against the Indianapolis Colts. Bill Phillips of WPXI and Mark Kaboly of the..." December 09

  • Calvin Johnson said he'd offer congratulations if record broken

    ESPN "Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson said he would offer congratulations to either Pittsburgh's Antonio Brown or Atlanta's Julio Jones if either one breaks his single-season receiving record in 2015. Entering Sunday, both were on pace to finish within 150 yards of Johnson's mark of 1,964..." November 29

  • Steelers WR Antonio Brown totals 306 yards in win over Raiders

    SI "Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown had a marvelous afternoon on Sunday, totaling 306 yards in a 38–35 win over the Raiders. Brown set franchise records with 17 catches for 284 yards, breaking Plaxico Burress’s mark of 253 yards against the Falcons in 2012. He also added 22 more on the..." November 09

  • Antonio Brown to Mike Vick: 'Let me make some plays' "Antonio Brown's career has been defined by star production at a remarkably consistent level. That reputation has made his early returns with Mike Vick particularly eyebrow raising. Brown, who obliterated a Steelers team record with 129 receptions in 2014, has collected just nine passes for 87..." October 15

  • Antonio Brown’s Garbage Time TD Caused $100M Swing In Bets Placed

    Black Sports Online "Most of the NFL talk this morning centered around headsetgate, and how a the league has to be fixed because the Steelers insisted on scoring a late touchdown, even as the game was out of reach. Antonio Browns garbage-time touchdown shifted a lot of money in the gambling world, and Darren Rovell..." September 11

  • Antonio Brown gets $2 million moved from 2016 to this year

    Pro Football Talk "Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert said recently that the team would not break from tradition to revisit wide receiver Antonio Brown’s contract this year. Brown signed a six-year, $43 million deal with the Steelers before the 2012 season and approached the team this offseason about altering..." September 01

  • Steelers won't change contract policy for Antonio Brown

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Like it or not, Antonio Brown is stuck with his current contract for the next two years – that's just the way the Steelers do business. General manager Kevin Colbert told Trib Total Media on Thursday that there has been no change in a long-standing organizational policy to re-work a..." August 20

  • T.Y. Hilton's new deal and Antonio Brown contract negotiations

    Behind The Steel Curtain "News this Thursday morning reveals another wide receiver in the NFL to have a better contract than Antonio Brown, and with that the Steelers are set to meet with Brown's agent this Friday. The Indianapolis Colts announced their new contract with their top receiver, T.Y. Hilton, this morning..." August 14

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Steelers and Antonio Brown's agent, Drew Rosenhaus, scheduled to meet Friday in Jacksonville to discuss a reworked and improved contract.

  • Antonio Brown wants to be 'the G.O.A.T.' at receiver

    ESPN "The NFL's best wide receiver in 2014 is unabashed in his desire to be the best wide receiver in any year. Those around Antonio Brown see that plan in motion every day in Pittsburgh Steelers training camp. He torched every cornerback who lined up against him in one-on-ones Wednesday and caught..." August 06

  • Antonio Brown: Holdouts 'always end badly' "Antonio Brown might have been bluffing in April when he threatened to hold out for a new deal or he probably had a change of heart when he realized he can afford a Rolls-Royce. The Steelers wide receiver arrived to the first day of training camp on Saturday in a customized black and yellow..." July 26

  • McCourty calls Brown the best receiver in the NFL

    CSN New England "Patriots safety Devin McCourty and twin brother Jason McCourty, who plays cornerback for the Titans, spent some time on ESPN's campus in Bristol, Conn. on Thursday, appearing on both First Take and NFL Insiders. We wrote yesterday about what Devin had to say after an offseason dominated by..." July 11

  • Randy Moss Allegedly Out-Sprints Antonio Brown In Workout With Steelers Players

    NESN "It sounds like Randy Moss still has it. The former New England Patriots wide receiver apparently got a workout in Monday with Pittsburgh Steelers wideout Antonio Brown and running back Josh Harris, and he kept up with the young guns. Moss, one of the best receivers of all time, went..." July 08

  • Madden cover finalists are out: Who made the cut? "Just when you thought you could take some fan time off, it's now the season when you'll need to feverishly worry about the Madden NFL 2016 cover jinx. As of Monday, the four finalists are out. Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson, Giants receiver Odell..." May 04

  • Antonio Brown returns to Steelers voluntary offseason workouts

    Behind The Steel Curtain "Antonio Brown's contract negotiations might have taken a new turn, a turn for the better as the All Pro wide receiver has re-joined his teammates at voluntary workouts. The prodigal son has returned. Yes, fans who were concerned about Pittsburgh Steelers' All Pro wide receiver Antonio Brown..." April 27

  • Antonio Brown has difficult decision to make moving forward in his contract negotiations

    Behind The Steel Curtain "Pittsburgh Steelers All-Pro wide receiver Antonio Brown played his hand in the new contract negotiations happening between himself and the organization, and as shocked as fans may be about this development, how he handles the next round of negotiations might be the most important part of this..." April 21

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    Mike Garafolo @MikeGarafolo

    Steelers WR Antonio Brown seeking new deal. Won't attend offseason workouts, mulling holdout from minicamp, training camp, sources say.

  • Report: Steelers' Antonio Brown skipping voluntary workouts, considering holdout

    The Score "Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown won't attend voluntary workouts with his teammates this week, FOX Sports' Mike Garafolo reports. More importantly, Brown will reportedly consider staying away from the Steelers' mandatory minicamp later this spring as he seeks a revised contract. " April 20

  • Antonio Brown poised to make a run at receiver's Triple Crown

    Behind The Steel Curtain "It doesn't take long to find the last Steelers player to lead the league in receptions, receiving yards and touchdowns. It has never happened. Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown, after 12 games, leads the league in two of the three categories, racking up 96 catches and 1,258 yards to go..." December 02

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Steelers WR Antonio Brown was fined $8,200 for cleating #Browns punter Spencer Lanning in the face on Sunday, source says.

  • Steelers' Antonio Brown to share punt returns with Dri Archer

    Behind The Steel Curtain "When the Pittsburgh Steelers selected Dri Archer in the 3rd round of the 2014 NFL Draft, many thought Antonio Brown's days of returning punts were over. When Mike Tomlin addressed the media at his weekly press conference Tuesday, he made it clear the punt-return duties would be shared between the..." September 02

  • Antonio Brown: Sanders' comments 'terrible'

    ESPN "Pro Bowl wide receiver Antonio Brown and Emmanuel Sanders were teammates for four seasons with the Steelers and remain good friends, but Brown took issue with Sanders calling Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning a "far better leader" than Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger earlier this..." July 31

  • Antonio Brown fires agent Drew Rosenhaus, considering Jay Z's Roc Nation

    Behind The Steel Curtain "Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown is calling people out and cutting ties. A day after quotes appeared in the Tribune-Review regarding ex-Steelers safety Ryan Clark, Brown reportedly fired agent Drew Rosenhaus and is considering joining the young Roc Sports group, headed by hip-hop mogul Jay..." April 29

  • Antonio Brown restructures contract, frees up nearly $4 million in cap space

    Pro Football Talk "As the Steelers continue their now-annual game of salary-cap limbo, their 2011 and 2013 MVP has done the team a favor. The favor, of course, doesn’t require much of a sacrifice. In lieu of collecting a total of $6 million in game checks from September through December, Brown took most of it..." March 08

  • Antonio Brown breaks Steelers single season receiving yards record

    Behind The Steel Curtain "Brown's catch in the second half against Green Bay set the team's single season receiving yards record. Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown sealed his spot in Steelers history with his 1,399th receiving yard this season. The catch came in the second from a pass from Ben Roethlisberger in..." December 23

  • Antonio Brown says coach Tomlin was right to bench him

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown, who leads the National Football League in receptions, said today Coach Mike Tomlin made the right decision benching him for the final series Sunday against the New England Patriots. Brown said he was benched because a miscommunication between him and..." November 06

  • Steelers' Brown continues to prove worth as team's top wide receiver

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Antonio Brown was the Steelers' No. 2 receiver last season. Now he's No. 1 in the NFL. Brown a player ascending on a team that's been descending doesn't lead the league in catches yards yards per catch touchdowns or yards per game. Put all of his numbers together — 41 catches on 53 targets..." October 18

  • Antonio Brown 'Angrily Confronted' Todd Haley About Targets Monday Night

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The Steelers’ problems go deeper than their 0-2 record and they bubbled over along the sideline in the second half of Monday night’s game in Cincinnati. There wide receiver Antonio Brown confronted offensive coordinator Todd Haley. Brown angrily complained to the coach that not enough..." September 18

  • WR Antonio Brown embraces expanded role in Steelers’ offense

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "When Steelers wide receiver Markus Wheaton arrives at training camp next month, he won't need to ask anyone where to go, what to do or how to comport himself as an NFL rookie. Antonio Brown plans to tell him even before the third-round draft pick asks. “We'll do a good job of getting him in..." June 02

  • Steelers Antonio Brown admits awkwardness with free agent Mike Wallace in 2013

    Behind The Steel Curtain "The Pittsburgh Steelers have been a hot topic this off-season as anonymous comments brought about talk of divisions, other than the confluence, in the city of three rivers. Several players have been interrogated by the media, attempting to dig even more dirt out of an already shallow fracture...." February 25

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