Antonio Brown RUMORS & NEWS

  • Steelers make Antonio Brown contract extension a priority

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said the team has made it a priority to extend the contract of Antonio Brown as soon as possible and are already in negotiations with the two-time All-Pro receiver. Brown has one year remaining on a five-year, $42 million deal and the Steelers have already..." February 16

  • Steelers opening contract talks with Antonio Brown, Lawrence Timmons

    Yardbarker "The Pittsburgh Steelers could have some positive news to share with their fans in the near future. CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora reports that the Steelers opened talks with Lawrence Timmons and Antonio Brown on new contracts Monday. Brown is set to make nearly $9 million next season, but that..." February 14

  • Antonio Brown looking for around $16 million per season

    247 Sports "Antonio Brown will be seeking a new deal that will pay him $16 million a season, according to ESPN's Adam Caplan. Brown is near the end of his six-year deal that has paid him nearly $9 million a season over the past five years when you include the $10 million in bonus money the team has paid..." February 10

  • Antonio Brown laments ‘dumb mistake,’ promises to ‘rebuild the trust’ with Steelers

    Sportsnaut "Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Antonio Brown made a huge mistake when his Facebook live video put his head coach in awkward position, and he knows it. “It was a dumb mistake,” Brown said, per Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report. “Can’t believe I did it, and it won’t happen again. I promise you..." February 08

  • Steelers have told teams Antonio Brown is not available via trade

    Larry Brown Sports "Antonio Brown may have irritated some of his teammates and coaches down the stretch of the 2016 NFL season, but that does not mean the Pittsburgh Steelers are ready to move on from arguably the best wide receiver in the NFL. According to Bleacher Report’s Mike Freeman, several teams have..." February 08

  • Teammate defends Antonio Brown against critics, new deal could be next

    CBS Sports "Antonio Brown is one of the league's best receivers. But everything he's accomplished on the field in recent seasons was forgotten the second he decided to fire up Facebook Live in the Steelers' locker room in the moments following their playoff win last month over the Chiefs. That lapse in..." February 04

  • Antonio Brown responds to reports that he sabotaged Steelers, was unhappy with his role

    Fox Sports "Antonio Brown has come under a great deal of criticism of late for the way the Steelers’ season ended. From streaming Mike Tomlin’s speech on Facebook Live to not talking to the media after their loss to the Patriots. To make matters worse, a couple of reports recently suggested that Brown..." February 02

  • Steelers president: Antonio Brown’s antics are ‘little annoyances, with the emphasis on little’

    Sportsnaut "The Pittsburgh Steelers imploded when they lost quite badly to the New England Patriots in he AFC Championship Game. But prior to that game, wide receiver Antonio Brown caused a bit of an uproar with a Facebook Live video he published the week before. Needless to say, head coach Mike Tomlin was..." January 31

  • Steelers hope to have Antonio Brown “for a long time”

    Pro Football Talk "Wide receiver Antonio Brown’s status with the Steelers has come under some scrutiny in the aftermath of his decision to post a video from the team’s locker room on social media, but team president Art Rooney II said Tuesday that any issues there might be won’t stop the team from working to re-sign..." January 31

  • Antonio Brown ‘frequently’ ran wrong routes when unhappy with offense

    Larry Brown Sports "In just a few weeks time, Antonio Brown has gone from arguably the best wide receiver in the NFL to a frustrating player who annoys his teammates and coaches and often loses focus on the field — at least in the media. One Steelers beat writer, Ron Cook of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, believes..." January 31

  • NFL salary cap should compel Steelers to trade Brown

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Let’s start with the three primary reasons the Steelers should keep Antonio Brown by signing him to a long-term contract that could guarantee him somewhere in the filthy rich neighborhood of $35 million to $45 million. He is a great player, arguably the best on the club. He is its hardest worker..." January 31

  • Bouchette: Antonio Brown’s antics “wearing thin”

    Pro Football Talk "Monday’s leak by the Steelers to the league-owned media conglomerate was no accident. The word is out that the team is getting flustered with receiver Antonio Brown. And it’s all happening at an ideal time. The latest piece of evidence comes from Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, who..." January 29

  • Ben Roethlisberger calls Antonio Brown out for ‘pouting’

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Antonio Brown is heading into an offseason in which he is due a contract extension with some not-so-subtle pointed words about him from his quarterback. “He's one of the best in the business, and the plays that he makes and has made over his career are so special ... .” Ben Roethlisberger said..." January 25

  • Antonio Brown on Facebook to 'quiet the noise,' will 'rise up' in '17

    ESPN "Antonio Brown's latest foray into Facebook Live was far less explosive. On Wednesday, the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver posted a 14-minute video from a private plane, this time to "quiet the noise" surrounding his career after a turbulent week. "There's been a lot of reports, a lot of..." January 25

  • Antonio Brown endorses Pat McAfee’s criticism of NFLN

    CBS Sports "The Steelers' season is over, but that doesn't mean the hubbub surrounding Antonio Brown has quieted down for good. Brown endured a decent bit of scrutiny in the week leaking up to the game for live-streaming portions of Mike Tomlin's postgame speech after the Steelers beat the Chiefs in the..." January 25

  • Antonio Brown report had an error, Steelers don’t deny he was pouting

    Pro Football Talk "NFL Network’s report on Steelers receiver Antonio Brown being overly concerned with his own stats had a fairly significant error, and yet the response to the report from Steelers coach Mike Tomlin and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger suggests that the report was largely correct. The error was in..." January 25

  • Are Steelers open to trading Antonio Brown?

    Yardbarker "Recent comments by Mike Tomlin plus a leak of negative information surrounding Antonio Brown has led to speculation that the Pittsburgh Steelers may be open to trading the wide receiver. Brown signed a six-year deal before the 2012 season but restructured his deal last year with the expectation..." January 24

  • Steelers' Brown pouted after Williams TD

    ALL 22 "Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown has caused some ruckus the last couple of weeks. First it was the infamous, quickly deleted, Facebook Live video and now it is being reported that he was acting out during the AFC Championship game. He pouted in the endzone after DeAngelo Williams..." January 24

  • Concern in Pittsburgh that Antonio Brown cares too much about stats

    Pro Football Talk "Bad judgment on social media isn’t the only concern the Steelers have about Antonio Brown. The Steelers are also concerned that Brown is focused too much on his own personal statistics even at the Steelers’ expense, according to Aditi Kinkhabwala of NFL Network. According to the report,..." January 24

  • Antonio Brown skips out on post-game media obligations

    Pro Football Talk "A week after Steelers receiver Antonio Brown gave the public unauthorized access to the locker room via Facebook Live, Brown bolted the locker room without providing any access whatsoever. Via Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Brown declined to talk to reporters after the loss at New..." January 23

  • Mike Tomlin announces Steelers have fined Antonio Brown $10,000

    Sportsnaut "The Pittsburgh Steelers head into Sunday’s AFC Championship Game against the New England Patriots mired in controversy. Said controversy surrounds a Facebook Live video star receiver Antonio Brown posted immediately after the team’s win over the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC Divisional..." January 22

  • Steelers' Antonio Brown has six-figure deal with Facebook

    NFL.com "Steelers receiver Antonio Brown's much-publicized use of Facebook Live last week wasn't an accident or a random event. The star pass-catcher, who drew the public ire of coach Mike Tomlin, will play the Patriots today, a week after opening up his team's postgame locker room to hundreds of..." January 22

  • Patriots' Martellus Bennett sounds off on Steelers, Antonio Brown

    USA Today "It was quiet and mostly uneventful when the New England Patriots opened their locker room to reporters Thursday. Then tight end Martellus Bennett strolled to his stall and held court with about 35 media members. Arguably the most quotable player in this locker room offered thoughts on his..." January 20

  • NFL Looking Into Antonio Brown Video

    TMZ "NFL commish Roger Goodell tells TMZ Sports ... the NFL is officially looking into the Antonio Brown locker room video incident. Goodell was leaving a media event for the Los Angeles Chargers when he decided to mingle with the fans ... signing autographs, posing for selfies and even talking a..." January 19

  • Brown on Butler: Wherever I line up, he'll be there

    NFL.com "Steelers wideout Antonio Brown knows just where to find Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler on Sunday. "Obviously, it's a big game. I have a lot of respect for him. He's a follow-type corner," Brown said Wednesday. "Wherever I line up, he's gonna be there, and I'm just excited about the..." January 19

  • Julian Edelman on Antonio Brown incident: “That’s how that team is run”

    Pro Football Talk "In the aftermath of Antonio Brown’s Facebook Live misadventures, most of the attention has centered on why Brown would do it and what the Steelers plan to do about something that conflicts so sharply with the behaviors from other teams, including the typically buttoned-up New England..." January 18

  • Steelers' Antonio Brown apologizes for creating 'distraction'

    ESPN "Star Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown apologized Tuesday night, saying his decision to stream coach Mike Tomlin's postgame message Sunday without permission was wrong to do. "I let my emotions and genuine excitement get the best of me, and I wanted to share that moment with our fans," Brown..." January 18

  • Ben Roethlisberger ‘Is ‘A Little Disappointed’ With Antonio Brown

    CBS Pittsburgh "The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Chiefs last week 18-16 to advance to the AFC Championship game, but it was a postgame locker room video shot by Antonio Brown that has grabbed the headlines. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger joined The Cook and Poni Show for his weekly spot on the #1 Cochran Ben..." January 17

  • Mike Tomlin 'Antonio Brown will Be Punished For Locker Room Video'

    TMZ "Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin says he regrets referring to the Patriots as "a-holes" during his locker room speech ... and says Antonio Brown will be punished. Tomlin just addressed the media about Brown's unauthorized Facebook Live video from the locker room after the Chiefs game..." January 17

  • Antonio Brown could be fined for sharing Mike Tomlin’s speech on social media

    Larry Brown Sports "The Pittsburgh Steelers may choose to give Antonio Brown nothing more than a slap on the wrist for his decision to broadcast Mike Tomlin’s locker room speech on social media Sunday night, but the star wide receiver could still end up paying a fine. An NFL official told ESPN’s Adam Schefter that..." January 17

  • Mike Tomlin calls Patriots “a–holes” in video posted by Antonio Brown

    USA Today "Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Antonio Brown recorded a Facebook Live video shortly after the team’s 18-16 victory Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs in the divisional round of the playoffs. In the video, coach Mike Tomlin can be heard off camera giving his address to the team, referring to..." January 16

  • Antonio Brown ‘about to cash in,’ could become highest-paid WR

    NFL.com "The Steelers had better enjoy their roster and salary cap as presently constructed -- because things are about to get expensive. According to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport, receiver Antonio Brown could get a deal that "eclipses the $15 million that (Bengals wide receiver) A.J. Green gets on..." January 15

  • Antonio Brown reminds Brandon Marshall that he owes him a Porsche

    Fox Sports "Before the season began, Brandon Marshall made a bold bet with the best wide receiver in football. He challenged Antonio Brown to a pink-slip bet, to be determined by their yardage totals at the end of the year. If Marshall outgained Brown, Antonio had to give up his Rolls Royce. If Brown had..." December 29

  • Ben, Bell, Brown to not play against the Browns

    Pro Football Talk "The Steelers have nothing to play for on Sunday. And so three of their most important players won’t be playing. Via Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal, coach Mike Tomlin said Wednesday that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, running back Le’Veon Bell, and receiver Antonio Brown will sit out..." December 28

  • Antonio Brown proves his worth in one season-saving moment

    Pro Football Talk "Somehow, Antonio Brown slipped through the cracks, sliding all the way to round six in the 2010 draft. He has gone on to become on the best receivers in the NFL, and on Christmas night he made his case for the title of the very best in the league. With the season on the line and 14 seconds on..." December 26

  • Antonio Brown writes $100K check to Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

    CBS Sports "On the football field, Antonio Brown is a mean, mean man. He leaves cornerbacks in his dust as he repeatedly gets himself open for Ben Roethlisberger to find him for completed passes. He embarrasses corners so often that he recently set a record for most catches in a four-year period. Off the..." December 23

  • Antonio Brown sets NFL record for most catches in a four-year span

    CBS Sports "Antonio Brown is one of the NFL's best receivers, if not the best. The former sixth-round pick has worked his way to the top of the league and proven himself again and again over the last few years. He's in the middle of yet another spectacular season -- he's on pace to lead the NFL in..." December 18

  • Brown placing Steelers success over individual accolades

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Antonio Brown adjusts to new role in Steelers offense December 17, 2016 12:04 AM 20161211pdSteelersSports17-1 20161211pdSteelersSports17-1 Antonio Brown is ready to share superstar status on the Steelers with teammate LeVeon Bell as a team player. Peter Diana/Post-Gazette Antonio..." December 17

  • Stephon Gilmore 'wishes' coaches would allow him to match up with Antonio Brown

    Buffalo News "Ben Roethlisberger, Antonio Brown and the big, bad Pittsburgh Steelers' passing attack visit New Era Field on Sunday. Buffalo Bills cornerback Stephon Gilmore hopes to get a chance to test himself against Brown, who can make a convincing case as the best receiver in the NFL. Since entering the..." December 08

  • Antonio Brown wants to be called “Ronald” now, for a “top-secret” reason

    The Comeback "Apparently, Steelers’ receiver Antonio Brown wants to be addressed as “Ronald” now. When asked about his special cleats for the NFL’s week allowing players to express themselves via their footwear, Brown dropped this on the assembled media. You should all be very confused with the situation,..." December 03

  • NFL fines Steelers' Antonio Brown for his latest touchdown celebration

    USA Today "The Pittsburgh Steelers want Antonio Brown to knock off the touchdown celebrations that keep drawing flags. The NFL continues to deliver the message to Brown’s wallet, too. The league fined the star receiver $24,309 for what officials penalized as a choreographed celebration on Thanksgiving..." December 02

  • Steelers tell Antonio Brown to knock it off with celebration penalties

    Pro Football Talk "Antonio Brown may be one of the most fun players in the NFL, both for his immense talent and the joy with which he celebrates his accomplishments. But the Steelers have made it clear to their star wide receiver they don’t find the penalties for his dances funny anymore. Quarterback Ben..." November 29

  • Antonio Brown takes the NFL lead in catches, touchdowns

    Pro Football Talk "With a big game on Thanksgiving night, Pittsburgh’s Antonio Brown is staking a big claim that he’s the NFL’s best wide receiver. Brown now has 82 catches and 10 touchdowns this season, both leading the NFL. Arizona’s Larry Fitzgerald is second with 74 catches, while Green Bay’s Jordy Nelson is..." November 25

  • Colts punter Pat McAfee begs Antonio Brown to avoid kicking him in the face

    CBS Sports "Colts punter Pat McAfee appears to be nervous for Thursday's game, because when the Colts host the Steelers on Thanksgiving, McAfee will be forced to punt the ball to Steelers receiver and returner Antonio Brown. In addition to being one of the league's most dynamic playmakers, Brown also..." November 23

  • Antonio Brown explains why he ducked out of bounds on the final play vs. Cowboys

    Fox Sports "The Pittsburgh Steelers had one last shot to pull off a remarkable comeback against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday. With a few seconds remaining, Ben Roethlisberger hit Antonio Brown on a crossing route over the middle. Brown carried it into Cowboys territory for a 44-yard gain as time expired, but..." November 16

  • Antonio Brown to honor Pat Tillman on his shoes

    ABC News "Antonio Brown is hitting the right tone with his customized footwear over Veterans Day weekend. Brown will honor former NFL player Pat Tillman with red, white and blue cleats, which he'll wear during pregame workouts before the Pittsburgh Steelers' matchup with the Dallas Cowboys?at Heinz Field..." November 12

  • Steelers’ Antonio Brown will honor father with latest customized cleats

    The Comeback "One could consider this the golden age of the cleat game in the NFL, as one-offs and specially designed shoes are all the rage. Gone are the days of no one noticing what kind of cleats a player is wearing on the field. It’s all about finding a way to one-up the competition on the scoreboard and..." November 04

  • Steelers Antonio Brown says he's fine after minor quad injury

    247 Sports "Antonio Brown suffered a knee to his left quad during the Steelers' loss to the Patriots. That's what Pittsburgh's All-Pro said after the game while adding that he expects to play in Pittsburgh's Week 9 matchup in Baltimore, the Steelers' first game following their bye week. Bell briefly left..." October 24

  • Antonio Brown confident chemistry with Landry Jones will improve

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "It was back to school this week for Landry Jones and Antonio Brown. Their most important subject was chemistry class. When Jones and Brown played together last season when Ben Roethlisberger missed games due to injuries, the results didn’t stand up to the production Brown normally has. In..." October 22

  • Steelers' Antonio Brown plans to honor Jose Fernandez, Kimbo Slice with cleats

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown’s shoe tribute this week will honor two Miami athletes who recently died: Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez and Miami mixed martial artist Kimbo Slice. Brown, a native of Miami, said he was fined for wearing Muhammad Ali tribute shoes in last week’s game..." October 15