Speaking at the National Football League scouting combine in Indianapolis last week, Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said the team hasn't ruled out any partners in a potential trade.
Disgruntled wide receiver Antonio Brown and the Steelers have agreed it is time to part ways and Pittsburgh will look to deal the six-time Pro Bowler this offseason. Teams who trade for Brown are inviting all the drama and baggage he brings in his helicopter or Rolls Royce. The most recent talks involving Brown point to the trade market having been narrowed down in a drastic way. While that number decreases over the next two seasons, his deal would have hamstrung a Cardinals team anxious to use its cap space wisely as it tries to rebound from a 3-13 season.
While usual suspects including the Raiders have been on the list, three more teams have allegedly entered the fray lately. But no matter the quarterback, if Brown is on the outside, the team is going to be a lot better.
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Brown had made it clear last week that he wanted out of Pittsburgh when he tweeted what amounted to a goodbye to the Steelers.
Meanwhile, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported that a Brown trade is expected by Friday.
The Steelers have said they aren't moving Brown without quality return.
Brown is a great player, and I think he's gotten a really bad rap after some things that are totally Ben Roethlisberger's fault, but the situation in Oakland is dysfunctional and I don't see how it will work out.