Titans reportedly out of race for WR Antonio Brown

Posted March 09, 2019

The Bills ran from an Antonio Brown report that surfaced Thursday night from NFL Network saying that Buffalo and Pittsburgh were closing in on a trade for the mercurial receiver.

It fills a very big need for Buffalo by going out and getting perhaps the best player in the league at that position.

SI's Albert Breer reports the Steelers are running out of options to trade Brown.

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What was the issue? "I don't think the Bills trade was ever close to happening", said one source involved in those talks. It's possible that the Saints may have been able to win the Steelers over with their top pick in 2019 (a second rounder, 62 overall) and a player, but evidently they decided the view wasn't worth the climb.

He responded to the NFL's post on Instagram and called the report "fake news".

According to ESPN, other teams that have expressed the strongest interest in trading for Brown are the Oakland Raiders, Tennessee Titans and Washington Redskins. The Steelers had hoped to have the Brown situation resolved by Friday but now need another interested team to step up and meet their demands.

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Obviously, the Bills still have to find a way to improve their offence which was a disaster last season. Brown, who turns 31 in July, has three years left on his current deal, set to pay him approximately $38 million.

Now? We know who's in control: It's Brown, not the Steelers.

The 30-year-old Brown has caught at least 100 passes and collected 1,000 yards receiving in six straight years and is under contract for at least the next two seasons.

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