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Detroit Lions WR Kenny Golladay doesn't think team needs Antonio Brown Detroit Lions WR Kenny Golladay doesn't think team needs Antonio Brown
- January 16, 2019

Arians used to have a close-up view of Brown when he served as the Steelers' offensive coordinator. Brown, unsurprisingly, has heard Arians' comments. Brown missed the last game of the season against the Cincinnati Bengals after an altercation with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger at practice. Reports surfaced on Tuesday that Brown does have interest in joining the 49ers via former San Francisco great Jerry Rice. (more...)
Gary Kubiak to join Minnesota Vikings in offensive advisory role Gary Kubiak to join Minnesota Vikings in offensive advisory role
- January 15, 2019

The Minnesota Vikings hired former Denver Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak as an assistant head coach and offensive adviser on Monday , according to ESPN's Adam Schefter . He'll be following his father to Minnesota and re-joining the staff as a quarterbacks coach under offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski. Klint Kubiak, 31, previously coached for the Vikings from 2013-2014, when he was an assistant WR coach/quality control coach. (more...)
Steelers president Art Rooney II leaves option of trading Antonio Brown open Steelers president Art Rooney II leaves option of trading Antonio Brown open
- January 11, 2019

The Steelers would absorb $21.12 million in 2019 dead money on the salary cap by trading Brown, but taking his $22.165 million cap charge off the books would offset that cost. There's no sense making the decision now. Brown's $2.5 million roster bonus due March 17 would incentivize the Steelers to deal him. "My belief is there's more to it than an incident one day at practice", the Steelers' president said. (more...)
Antonio Brown responds to George Kittle recruiting WR to 49ers Antonio Brown responds to George Kittle recruiting WR to 49ers
- January 02, 2019

And now Brown has requested a trade , CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora reported Tuesday. The 49ers certainly are in need of a true No. 1 wide receiver - a profile which Brown certainly fits. The Browns have said they are interested in bringing Perriman back next season. "That day at practice, Antonio and I nearly got into a fight because he was saying things to (former Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau)", Clark recalled. (more...)
Antonio Brown missed Bengals game after dispute with Ben Roethlisberger Antonio Brown missed Bengals game after dispute with Ben Roethlisberger
- January 01, 2019

Ben Roethlisberger was involved in the discussion with Brown, but this wasn't a head-to-head clash. The disagreement occurred Wednesday morning during a routine walk-through practice that precedes their regular afternoon practice on the South Side. (more...)
Browns QB Baker Mayfield looking forward to more matchups with Lamar Jackson Browns QB Baker Mayfield looking forward to more matchups with Lamar Jackson
- January 01, 2019

That gave him 27 for the season, one more than Russell Wilson and Peyton Manning , who had shared the record. The offense came out firing with scores on its first four possessions, but not before Jimmy Smith intercepted Baker Mayfield for the first time on only the game's fourth play from scrimmage. (more...)
National Football League fines Mayfield -- just not for staring down Hue Jackson National Football League fines Mayfield -- just not for staring down Hue Jackson
- December 31, 2018

With the exception of left guard Ramon Foster, all of the Steelers starting linemen are under contract next season. Both sides could choose to renegotiate this offseason. "They're the strength of this team", Roethlisberger said of his offensive line. "We've got guys who have just got better". James Conner could finally be ready to make his return. (more...)
Win or go home: Colts-Titans game flexed to 'SNF' Win or go home: Colts-Titans game flexed to 'SNF'
- December 24, 2018

But first things first: the Patriots need to close out the season with a win over the Jets to nail down a first-round bye. At 8-6-1, the Steelers losing to the NFC-leading Saints would open the door for the Ravens to steal the AFC North with a victory over the Cleveland Browns . (more...)
JuJu says he'll play vs. Saints JuJu says he'll play vs. Saints
- December 24, 2018

While Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan stressed that New Orleans doesn't fear going on the road in the playoffs, he readily acknowledged the advantages of staying in the Superdome. "Just gotta step up and fill the role", Washington said. The team is still sitting atop their division though but still have the Saints to play. The officiating against the Steelers' defense was abysmal and directly resulted in points for New Orleans . (more...)
Three takeaways from the Chargers' win over the Steelers Three takeaways from the Chargers' win over the Steelers
- December 03, 2018

Running Back James Conner #30 of the Pittsburgh Steelers runs with the ball in the second quarter against the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium on November 4, 2018 in Baltimore, Maryland. The Steelers seemed poised for another masterful December performance. The Chargers, however, responded thanks in part to a questionable non-call by the officials. (more...)
5 mostly likely landing spots for Le'Veon Bell in 2019 5 mostly likely landing spots for Le'Veon Bell in 2019
- November 15, 2018

On Wednesday, Ben Roethlisberger revealed that he texted Bell just before the deadline, but he never received a response back from him. He will enter free agency next summer with a clean bill of health, though he also missed out on $14.5 million by forfeiting the entire 2018 season. (more...)
Bell unlikely to report by deadline Bell unlikely to report by deadline
- November 12, 2018

Without him, Pittsburgh is now 6-2-1 and leading the AFC North. Even as the Steelers now brace to lose their marquee running back for the entire season, Bell's camp continues to maintain its cone of silence and repeatedly has declined to address with reporters his plans for the coming week. (more...)
Steelers Antonio Brown pulled over for going 100 miles per hour Steelers Antonio Brown pulled over for going 100 miles per hour
- November 11, 2018

Footage from a security camera shows the black Porsche whiz down the road in the left lane, and witnesses captured more video of Brown's auto on the side of the road as officers in a Ford Explorer Intercepter processed the infraction. Chances are, Brown will go tonight for the Steelers in their game against the Carolina Panthers and hopefully, he reserves his speed to the field from now on. (more...)
Le’Veon Bell Opens Up About Contract Holdout With Bizarre Tweets Le’Veon Bell Opens Up About Contract Holdout With Bizarre Tweets
- November 08, 2018

Bell remains absent from the team, though it was believed he would join the team following its upcoming game against Carolina. According to Kaboly's source, a franchise tag for Bell this offseason would be considered the third whether the running back reports by the November 13 deadline or not. (more...)
Vikings-Bears Nov. 18 Game At Soldier Field Flexed To Prime Time Vikings-Bears Nov. 18 Game At Soldier Field Flexed To Prime Time
- November 06, 2018

The Bears lost to the Packers 24-23 in the season opener. The Pittsburgh Steelers at Jacksonville Jaguars game originally scheduled at 8:20 PM ET on NBC will move to CBS at 1 PM ET. The Eagles game November 18 at New Orleans has been moved from 1 p.m.to 4:25 p.m. ET. The NFL has made a few changes to its Week 11 schedule. That's the price of success, coach Matt Nagy said Monday. (more...)
Le'Veon Bell not expected to report to Pittsburgh Steelers this week Le'Veon Bell not expected to report to Pittsburgh Steelers this week
- October 17, 2018

The next target date for Bell? Players are also required to have at least four consecutive days off during the bye week as written in the collective bargaining agreement, which would mean less practice time for Bell. You could even make an argument that, if Bell comes back, the Steelers might not consider just sitting him on the bench and paying him not to play. (more...)
Antonio Brown almost killed toddler tossing furniture off balcony: lawsuit Antonio Brown almost killed toddler tossing furniture off balcony: lawsuit
- October 09, 2018

TMZ is reporting that Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown is being sued . Police interviewed the women, who said they had been instructed to clean the apartment by one of Brown's representatives. The victim in one of the lawsuits claims a 22-month-old child was almost hit by an item thrown from the balcony. But, when cops showed up to his apartment, Brown said, "I found the car" and closed the door in their faces. (more...)
Eagles interested in acquiring Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell Eagles interested in acquiring Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell
- October 01, 2018

Plus, the 49ers historically haven't committed big dollars to running backs - and that's exactly what Bell wants, and why his holdout from the Steelers has stretched into Week 4 this season. The Steelers are hopeful of getting more than a third-round pick for Bell - they would get a late 2020 third-round pick as compensation for him leaving as a free-agent, in all likelihood - and would prefer to deal him to the NFC, sources said. (more...)
Antonio Brown Wasn't At The Steelers Facility For Monday Meetings Antonio Brown Wasn't At The Steelers Facility For Monday Meetings
- September 18, 2018

It is worth noting at this point that Brown was one of very few Steelers to publicly back Bell when he did not show up to the facility prior to the team's Week 1 game, while almost the entire offensive line and front office criticized Bell in the media. (more...)
Steelers DE Cam Heyward says tie against Browns ‘feels like a loss’ Steelers DE Cam Heyward says tie against Browns ‘feels like a loss’
- September 11, 2018

Watt. Browns coach Hue Jackson felt the Steelers were offside on the climactic kick. The two-time Pro Bowler left the game at Cleveland after pulling up on a special-teams play. Roosevelt Nix got penetration, and Britton Colquitt uncorked a 29-yard punt to start Pittsburgh at its own 45. In his debut with Cleveland, Tyrod Taylor completed 15 of 40 passes for 197 yards. (more...)