Antonio Brown aired a few dirty laundries on Saturday during a Q&A together with his Twitter fans. During the session, he showed his current issues with Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. He also revealed that he didn’t like how head coach Mike Tomlin portrayed him at some stage in his season-finishing information conference. Brown additionally confirmed that he will meet with Steelers president Art Rooney II to discuss what went wrong at the cease of the 2018 season. Brown, who went MIA and turned into the end ruled inactive for the crew’s season-finale towards the Cincinnati Bengals, officially asked for an exchange.
While he did not point out Brown through the call, Pittsburgh defensive lineman Stephon Tuitt posted the subsequent message on Twitter on Saturday at across the same time Brown become a web hosting his Q&A.
While many Steelers have preferred Brown’s recent messages on social media, lots of Brown’s teammates had been reportedly used that Brown showed as much as Pittsburgh’s season-finale anticipating to play despite lacking the group’s walk through the previous day. Brown additionally failed to adequately communicate with group officials while forcing the head to educate Mike Tomlin to sit down him in a recreation Pittsburgh had to win to maintain their playoff hopes alive.
Despite his current actions, Pittsburgh has not decided what it will do regarding Brown’s destiny with the team. Steelers’ proprietor Art Rooney II’s upcoming assembly with Brown will most likely decide what takes place, shifting ahead. If Rooney and Brown can reconcile and come to know-how, Brown will most in all likelihood return to the Steelers for the 2019 season. If they can not, Brown will ultimately be traded, most probable before March 17, while he might be owed a $2.5 million roster bonus if he’s nonetheless on Pittsburgh’s payroll.
Given his actions over the past six weeks, it doesn’t seem that Brown has any interest in recoiling with Rooney and the Steelers. On Friday, NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport said that Brown agrees to meet with Rooney out of recognizing. Rooney, in any case, rewarded Brown with a 4-yr $68 million extension in 2017 that, at the time, made him the very best paid receiver in NFL history. Brown changed into additionally given a lucrative, long-term deal after his 2nd NFL season, as Pittsburgh also chose to put money into him longer over fellow receivers Mike Wallace (who left Pittsburgh after the 2012 season) and Emmanuel Sanders (who signed with the Denver Broncos after the 2013 season).
The Steelers are tabbed as the second one maximum in all likelihood crew to have Brown on their roster in 2019, in keeping with sports betting. Ag. The Arizona Cardinals have a high-quality shot at touchdown Brown, who leads the NFL in catches, receiving yards, and touchdowns since the start of the 2013 season.