Antonio Brown Contract: Latest News, Rumors on Negotiations with Steelers

January 15, 2017   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Pittsburgh Steelers and wide receiver Antonio Brown are expected to negotiate a contract extension during the 2017 offseason, which would keep him from unrestricted free agency.
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Brown Expected to Receive Extension Sunday, Jan. 15 Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reported Brown's restructuring of his contract came with an "understanding" he and the Steelers would work out a new deal this offseason. Brown received a $4 million advance on his 2017 salary this past offseason but did not sign an extension—working with the team's long-running policy of not signing extensions before contract years.
The 28-year-old recorded 106 receptions for 1,284 yards and 12 touchdowns in 2016. It's his fourth straight season with 100-plus catches and 1,000-plus yards, and he's had double-digit touchdowns each of the last three years.
Viewed as perhaps the most complete receiver in football, Brown ranked third in Pro Football Focus' gra...

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