Steelers extensive receiver Antonio Brown has manufactured it quite clear: He would like out of Pittsburgh.
The disgruntled Professional Bowl receiver, who was discovered guilty for reckless driving Tuesday early morning immediately after failing to exhibit up to courtroom, tweeted that he is moving on.
“Thank you Steeler Nation for a big 9 a long time…time to transfer on and ahead…….#NewDemands,” he wrote.
Brown, 30, hooked up a online video of highlights from his time with the Steelers with Lil Uzi Vert’s “Now I Do What I Want” playing.
– Antonio Brown (@AB84) February 12, 2019
Per ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Brown has neither been traded nor introduced, but has asked for a trade from the Steelers.
Brown and the Steelers have experienced a developing rift which arrived to a head at the finish of the 2018 season when he clashed with teammates, was benched the last sport of the season and battled some off-the-industry troubles as very well.
Amid possible locations for Brown, the Jets unquestionably enter the image.
Brown, arguably the greatest receiver in the league, is signed through the upcoming a few seasons and is established to make $12.65 million in 2019, $11.3 million in 2020, and $12.5 million in 2021.
The Jets have approximately $94 million in cap room for upcoming season and must prioritize encompassing 21-yr-old quarterback Sam Darnold with weapons.
Safety Jamal Adams has been open about seeking Brown to be part of Gang Green, such as him in his recruiting initiatives alogn with free of charge agent Le’Veon Bell.
“I want you men to arrive be a component of something special,” Adams explained on the NFL Network on Feb. 4. “I consider we have a whole lot of new electrical power, new coaching staff. The sky’s the restrict, we are just lacking a number of pieces. If you men arrive be part of us, there will be practically nothing like bringing a Super Bowl back again to the Jets corporation.”