Antonio Brown clearly needs to be gone, and now Steelers proprietor Artwork Rooney II has apparently agreed it’s time to half methods.
Antonio Brown has used social media to make his ideas clear concerning the Pittsburgh Steelers, and at occasions quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, to be able to push his option to a commerce. After some back-and-forth on whether or not he’d really take the assembly, Brown has certainly lastly met with Steelers proprietor Artwork Rooney II and had what Brown declared as a “nice assembly” on Twitter.
Extra curiously it seems Rooney agreed it’s time for Brown and the Steelers to maneuver on and, clearly, half methods this offseason. It’s at finest unclear if Rooney and the Steelers would classify it the identical means, or will take time to declare that parallel publicly, as Brown continues to attempt to management the narrative together with his social media accounts.
It additionally seems Brown and Rooney weren’t alone within the assembly, with agent Drew Rosenhaus and Steelers normal supervisor Kevin Colbert within the room as nicely.
Had a terrific assembly with Mr.Rooney in the present day we mentioned quite a lot of issues and we cleared the air on a number of points! We each agreed that it’s time to transfer on however I’ll at all times have appreciation and gratitude in direction of the Rooney household and @steelers group! #CallGod #Boomin pic.twitter.com/DEgURchvhW
— Antonio Brown (@AB84) February 19, 2019
Antonio Brown met in the present day with Artwork Rooney, per supply. Then Brown’s agent Drew Rosenhaus joined the assembly, as did Steelers’ GM Kevin Colbert and exec Omar Kahn. Assembly was cordial and “everybody agreed the commerce will probably be for the perfect,” per supply.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) February 19, 2019
The Steelers are absolutely hesitant to commerce Brown inside the AFC North, or to the New England Patriots. So they’re set to retain the extent of management they’ve over the scenario proper now, by not permitting Brown to speak to different groups independently.
Per supply, the Steelers have agreed to attempt to commerce Antonio Brown however they haven’t given Brown permission to talk to different groups.
— ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) February 19, 2019
Other than no matter function he has had in Pittsburgh’s ongoing drama, which he might be the face of or a symptom of relying on perspective, there’s no denying Brown’s manufacturing with over 100 catches and 1,200 yards in six straight seasons. His contract, with base salaries of $12.625 million, $11.three million and $12.5 million, could be very cheap primarily based on what he ought to have the ability to preserve producing.
A method or one other, the Brown-Steelers saga is nearing an finish and Brown is in line to get what he needs. The query now’s what Pittsburgh will get in a commerce, and what groups will legitimately enter the fray.