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Antonio Brown demands trade from Steelers on Twitter; would Patriots call?

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Shannon Reynolds | 12 February, 2019, 22:20

Per ESPN's Adam Schefter, Brown has neither been traded nor released, but has requested a trade from the Steelers. Yes, Antonio Brown is trying desperately to force his way off the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Brown is still under contract in Pittsburgh, but that marriage sounds like it's over, especially after the All-Pro wide receiver sent out this goodbye to Steelers fans on Twitter, telling fans that it's time to move on. ESPN reported shortly afterwards that he has officially asked the team for a trade.

Brown, 30, has been the subject of widespread trade speculation after he failed to show up to work the day before the season finale against the Cincinnati Bengals.

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Brown, a sixth-round pick in 2010, has become arguably the NFL's best wide receiver in Pittsburgh. Rooney also said the team has "left everything open" when it comes to Brown's future with the franchise.

If there's anything to take away from the Los Angeles Rams over the last two seasons, it would be the team always seems capable of pulling off unexpected moves, which is why the thought of a trade involving Antonio Brown doesn't seem all that insane to consider. Brown would help the offense, but unless he is willing to sign a new contract with a lower cap hit, his play alone won't make up for all the holes the team won't be able to fill if they commit so much money to the receiver.

He has surpassed 100 receptions and 1,000 receiving yards in each of the past six seasons, and in 2018 he caught 104 passes for 1,297 yards and a career-high 15 touchdowns. On Tuesday, he was found guilty of reckless driving over an incident from November and fined $400.

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