NFL trade rumors: Steelers close to dealing Antonio Brown
The Steelers have been telling teams they wanted to get a deal done for Brown by Friday. Nothing is done yet, but it appears a deal may be close. This story will be updated.
There are plenty of teams interested in Antonio Brown, but he may find a new home with one of these three.
The Raiders, Redskins and Titans have shown the "most interest" to date in the seven-time Pro Bowl receiver, according to ESPN.
The three teams that have shown the most interest in wide receiver Antonio Brown to date are the Oakland Raiders, Washington Redskins and Tennessee Titans, per league sources. Thus, the battle for Brown could develop into a battle between Grudens, Jon and Jay.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter)
Interestingly, two of the coaches on those respective teams are brothers in Jon (Raiders) and Jay Gruden (Redskins). The Raiders have three first-round picks this year.
NFL trade rumors: Raiders cooling off on Antonio Brown deal
A possible contract dispute and losing a top draft pick is what's halting the Raiders from fully committing to Brown.
Brown asked the Steelers to trade him this offseason.
The Steelers have constantly said the deal would have to benefit the team. It has also been rumored Pittsburgh does not want to trade Brown to a team in their division or to the Patriots.
They would prefer to move him to the NFC.
Brown, 30, has two years and an option remaining on his four-year, $68 million deal he signed with the Steelers in 2017.
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