Antonio Brown RUMORS & NEWS

  • Antonio Brown skips out on post-game media obligations

    Pro Football Talk "A week after Steelers receiver Antonio Brown gave the public unauthorized access to the locker room via Facebook Live, Brown bolted the locker room without providing any access whatsoever. Via Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Brown declined to talk to reporters after the loss at New..." January 23

  • Mike Tomlin announces Steelers have fined Antonio Brown $10,000

    Sportsnaut "The Pittsburgh Steelers head into Sunday’s AFC Championship Game against the New England Patriots mired in controversy. Said controversy surrounds a Facebook Live video star receiver Antonio Brown posted immediately after the team’s win over the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC Divisional..." January 22

  • Steelers' Antonio Brown has six-figure deal with Facebook "Steelers receiver Antonio Brown's much-publicized use of Facebook Live last week wasn't an accident or a random event. The star pass-catcher, who drew the public ire of coach Mike Tomlin, will play the Patriots today, a week after opening up his team's postgame locker room to hundreds of..." January 22

  • Patriots' Martellus Bennett sounds off on Steelers, Antonio Brown

    USA Today "It was quiet and mostly uneventful when the New England Patriots opened their locker room to reporters Thursday. Then tight end Martellus Bennett strolled to his stall and held court with about 35 media members. Arguably the most quotable player in this locker room offered thoughts on his..." January 20

  • NFL Looking Into Antonio Brown Video

    TMZ "NFL commish Roger Goodell tells TMZ Sports ... the NFL is officially looking into the Antonio Brown locker room video incident. Goodell was leaving a media event for the Los Angeles Chargers when he decided to mingle with the fans ... signing autographs, posing for selfies and even talking a..." January 19

  • Brown on Butler: Wherever I line up, he'll be there "Steelers wideout Antonio Brown knows just where to find Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler on Sunday. "Obviously, it's a big game. I have a lot of respect for him. He's a follow-type corner," Brown said Wednesday. "Wherever I line up, he's gonna be there, and I'm just excited about the..." January 19

  • Julian Edelman on Antonio Brown incident: “That’s how that team is run”

    Pro Football Talk "In the aftermath of Antonio Brown’s Facebook Live misadventures, most of the attention has centered on why Brown would do it and what the Steelers plan to do about something that conflicts so sharply with the behaviors from other teams, including the typically buttoned-up New England..." January 18

  • Steelers' Antonio Brown apologizes for creating 'distraction'

    ESPN "Star Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown apologized Tuesday night, saying his decision to stream coach Mike Tomlin's postgame message Sunday without permission was wrong to do. "I let my emotions and genuine excitement get the best of me, and I wanted to share that moment with our fans," Brown..." January 18

  • Ben Roethlisberger ‘Is ‘A Little Disappointed’ With Antonio Brown

    CBS Pittsburgh "The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Chiefs last week 18-16 to advance to the AFC Championship game, but it was a postgame locker room video shot by Antonio Brown that has grabbed the headlines. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger joined The Cook and Poni Show for his weekly spot on the #1 Cochran Ben..." January 17

  • Mike Tomlin 'Antonio Brown will Be Punished For Locker Room Video'

    TMZ "Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin says he regrets referring to the Patriots as "a-holes" during his locker room speech ... and says Antonio Brown will be punished. Tomlin just addressed the media about Brown's unauthorized Facebook Live video from the locker room after the Chiefs game..." January 17

  • Antonio Brown could be fined for sharing Mike Tomlin’s speech on social media

    Larry Brown Sports "The Pittsburgh Steelers may choose to give Antonio Brown nothing more than a slap on the wrist for his decision to broadcast Mike Tomlin’s locker room speech on social media Sunday night, but the star wide receiver could still end up paying a fine. An NFL official told ESPN’s Adam Schefter that..." January 17

  • Mike Tomlin calls Patriots “a–holes” in video posted by Antonio Brown

    USA Today "Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Antonio Brown recorded a Facebook Live video shortly after the team’s 18-16 victory Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs in the divisional round of the playoffs. In the video, coach Mike Tomlin can be heard off camera giving his address to the team, referring to..." January 16

  • Antonio Brown ‘about to cash in,’ could become highest-paid WR "The Steelers had better enjoy their roster and salary cap as presently constructed -- because things are about to get expensive. According to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport, receiver Antonio Brown could get a deal that "eclipses the $15 million that (Bengals wide receiver) A.J. Green gets on..." January 15

  • Antonio Brown reminds Brandon Marshall that he owes him a Porsche

    Fox Sports "Before the season began, Brandon Marshall made a bold bet with the best wide receiver in football. He challenged Antonio Brown to a pink-slip bet, to be determined by their yardage totals at the end of the year. If Marshall outgained Brown, Antonio had to give up his Rolls Royce. If Brown had..." December 29

  • Ben, Bell, Brown to not play against the Browns

    Pro Football Talk "The Steelers have nothing to play for on Sunday. And so three of their most important players won’t be playing. Via Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal, coach Mike Tomlin said Wednesday that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, running back Le’Veon Bell, and receiver Antonio Brown will sit out..." December 28

  • Antonio Brown proves his worth in one season-saving moment

    Pro Football Talk "Somehow, Antonio Brown slipped through the cracks, sliding all the way to round six in the 2010 draft. He has gone on to become on the best receivers in the NFL, and on Christmas night he made his case for the title of the very best in the league. With the season on the line and 14 seconds on..." December 26

  • Antonio Brown writes $100K check to Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

    CBS Sports "On the football field, Antonio Brown is a mean, mean man. He leaves cornerbacks in his dust as he repeatedly gets himself open for Ben Roethlisberger to find him for completed passes. He embarrasses corners so often that he recently set a record for most catches in a four-year period. Off the..." December 23

  • Antonio Brown sets NFL record for most catches in a four-year span

    CBS Sports "Antonio Brown is one of the NFL's best receivers, if not the best. The former sixth-round pick has worked his way to the top of the league and proven himself again and again over the last few years. He's in the middle of yet another spectacular season -- he's on pace to lead the NFL in..." December 18

  • Brown placing Steelers success over individual accolades

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Antonio Brown adjusts to new role in Steelers offense December 17, 2016 12:04 AM 20161211pdSteelersSports17-1 20161211pdSteelersSports17-1 Antonio Brown is ready to share superstar status on the Steelers with teammate LeVeon Bell as a team player. Peter Diana/Post-Gazette Antonio..." December 17

  • Stephon Gilmore 'wishes' coaches would allow him to match up with Antonio Brown

    Buffalo News "Ben Roethlisberger, Antonio Brown and the big, bad Pittsburgh Steelers' passing attack visit New Era Field on Sunday. Buffalo Bills cornerback Stephon Gilmore hopes to get a chance to test himself against Brown, who can make a convincing case as the best receiver in the NFL. Since entering the..." December 08

  • Antonio Brown wants to be called “Ronald” now, for a “top-secret” reason

    The Comeback "Apparently, Steelers’ receiver Antonio Brown wants to be addressed as “Ronald” now. When asked about his special cleats for the NFL’s week allowing players to express themselves via their footwear, Brown dropped this on the assembled media. You should all be very confused with the situation,..." December 03

  • NFL fines Steelers' Antonio Brown for his latest touchdown celebration

    USA Today "The Pittsburgh Steelers want Antonio Brown to knock off the touchdown celebrations that keep drawing flags. The NFL continues to deliver the message to Brown’s wallet, too. The league fined the star receiver $24,309 for what officials penalized as a choreographed celebration on Thanksgiving..." December 02

  • Steelers tell Antonio Brown to knock it off with celebration penalties

    Pro Football Talk "Antonio Brown may be one of the most fun players in the NFL, both for his immense talent and the joy with which he celebrates his accomplishments. But the Steelers have made it clear to their star wide receiver they don’t find the penalties for his dances funny anymore. Quarterback Ben..." November 29

  • Antonio Brown takes the NFL lead in catches, touchdowns

    Pro Football Talk "With a big game on Thanksgiving night, Pittsburgh’s Antonio Brown is staking a big claim that he’s the NFL’s best wide receiver. Brown now has 82 catches and 10 touchdowns this season, both leading the NFL. Arizona’s Larry Fitzgerald is second with 74 catches, while Green Bay’s Jordy Nelson is..." November 25

  • Colts punter Pat McAfee begs Antonio Brown to avoid kicking him in the face

    CBS Sports "Colts punter Pat McAfee appears to be nervous for Thursday's game, because when the Colts host the Steelers on Thanksgiving, McAfee will be forced to punt the ball to Steelers receiver and returner Antonio Brown. In addition to being one of the league's most dynamic playmakers, Brown also..." November 23

  • Antonio Brown explains why he ducked out of bounds on the final play vs. Cowboys

    Fox Sports "The Pittsburgh Steelers had one last shot to pull off a remarkable comeback against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday. With a few seconds remaining, Ben Roethlisberger hit Antonio Brown on a crossing route over the middle. Brown carried it into Cowboys territory for a 44-yard gain as time expired, but..." November 16

  • Antonio Brown to honor Pat Tillman on his shoes

    ABC News "Antonio Brown is hitting the right tone with his customized footwear over Veterans Day weekend. Brown will honor former NFL player Pat Tillman with red, white and blue cleats, which he'll wear during pregame workouts before the Pittsburgh Steelers' matchup with the Dallas Cowboys?at Heinz Field..." November 12

  • Steelers’ Antonio Brown will honor father with latest customized cleats

    The Comeback "One could consider this the golden age of the cleat game in the NFL, as one-offs and specially designed shoes are all the rage. Gone are the days of no one noticing what kind of cleats a player is wearing on the field. It’s all about finding a way to one-up the competition on the scoreboard and..." November 04

  • Steelers Antonio Brown says he's fine after minor quad injury

    247 Sports "Antonio Brown suffered a knee to his left quad during the Steelers' loss to the Patriots. That's what Pittsburgh's All-Pro said after the game while adding that he expects to play in Pittsburgh's Week 9 matchup in Baltimore, the Steelers' first game following their bye week. Bell briefly left..." October 24

  • Antonio Brown confident chemistry with Landry Jones will improve

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "It was back to school this week for Landry Jones and Antonio Brown. Their most important subject was chemistry class. When Jones and Brown played together last season when Ben Roethlisberger missed games due to injuries, the results didn’t stand up to the production Brown normally has. In..." October 22

  • Steelers' Antonio Brown plans to honor Jose Fernandez, Kimbo Slice with cleats

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown’s shoe tribute this week will honor two Miami athletes who recently died: Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez and Miami mixed martial artist Kimbo Slice. Brown, a native of Miami, said he was fined for wearing Muhammad Ali tribute shoes in last week’s game..." October 15

  • The NFL Made Antonio Brown Remove His Awesome Cleats That Paid Tribute To Muhammad Ali

    Uproxx "You’ll never believe this, but the NFL did something kind of lame. Steelers receiver Antonio Brown tried to pay homage to the late Muhammad Ali on Sunday with a pair of awesome cleats. But the NFL, in typical NFL fashion, decided that these cleats weren’t cool and made him take them off during the..." October 09

  • Steelers WR Brown says celebration fine is excessive

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Antonio Brown seemed dumbfounded by the league's persistence to penalizing and fining him for “sexually suggestive” end zone dances following touchdown receptions. Commissioner Roger Goodell continued to clamp down on unsportsmanlike conduct, particularly excessive celebrations that are..." October 07

  • Antonio Brown draws a ridiculously large fine for his latest end-zone twerk

    CBS Sports "The NFL is developing a bad reputation this season for really putting unnecessary clamps down on celebrations. That reputation is not without merit, as the latest fine for Steelers wideout Antonio Brown showed. During Week 1, Brown was flagged for a "sexually suggestive" end zone dance (he..." October 07

  • Brandon Marshall says he’ll show Antonio Brown his twerking celebration if Jets WR scores TD vs. Steelers

    New York Daily News "Brandon Marshall has big plans for this weekend. The Jets wide receiver said Wednesday that if he scores a touchdown against the Steelers on Sunday, he's going to twerk in the end zone in celebration. The move would pay homage to Pittsburgh receiver Antonio Brown, who's made a habit of..." October 06

  • 'We need Antonio Brown twerking,' Brandon Marshall says

    Sporting News "Brown is on the front line in the NFL's war against funny touchdown dances. He went for the "Key & Peele"/Hingle McCringleberry double pump on Sunday night against Kansas City and got flagged despite clearly stopping before the key, third pump. This came three weeks after Brown twerked too ......" October 05

  • Steelers' Mike Tomlin is sick of NFL's double-standard with Antonio Brown

    Sporting News "The belief was that you were allowed two pumps per touchdown celebration, but Antonio Brown wasn't even granted that this weekend. Brown's coach, Mike Tomlin, wants some answers. "We have to get some clarity in terms of what's legal and what's not," Tomlin said Tuesday . "I know he doesn't..." October 04

  • Antonio Brown to pay tribute to Arnold Palmer with custom cleats

    Sportress of Blogitude "Antonio Brown will pay tribute to the late Arnold Palmer by wearing custom cleats featuring images of “The King” during Sunday’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Heinz Field." October 01

  • Antonio Brown confirms he was told to change shoes or stay in the locker room

    Pro Football Talk "Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown changed out of his yellow and blue shoes at halftime of last weeks loss to the Eagles, but not by choice. On his weekly Pittsburgh radio show Tuesday night, Brown confirmed that game officials gave him a choice: Change his shoes or stay in the locker..." September 28

  • Brown on Bengals matchup: 'I expect them to bring deodorant'

    ESPN "Antonio Brown has "no fear, no doubts, no worries" about playing the Cincinnati Bengals, the team that knocked him out of an AFC wild-card matchup with a concussion. The star Pittsburgh Steelers receiver does know at least six ways the Bengals defense will try to cover him Sunday in the first..." September 16

  • NFL fines Antonio Brown for twerking celebration, blue cleats

    Sporting News "Antonio Brown isn't going to let a few sanctions keep his business from booming. The Steelers' standout wide receiver has been fined by the NFL for twerking in celebration of his touchdown during Pittsburgh's win at Washington on Monday night, according to Brown was also fined for..." September 15

  • Officials flag Antonio Brown for 'sexually suggestive' TD celebration

    CBS Sports "Antonio Brown may be the best wide receiver on the planet, but his dancing isn't quite ready for Canton. At least not in the eyes of the staid and stuffy NFL. Brown punctuated his third quarter touchdown catch like this: Seems harmless enough, right? Nope. Brown, according to the official..." September 13

  • Antonio Brown: 'The past don't matter' ahead of 2016 season

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Antonio Brown works hard. We get that. It has been well documented that the Steelers' All-Pro receiver — once a lowly sixth-round pick out of little-known Central Michigan — has become the most dominant and consistent wide receiver in the NFL. Scattered throughout the social media world are..." September 11

  • Antonio Brown restructures deal with Steelers "Antonio Brown is getting some of his money early. The Steelers franchise receiver restructured his deal, NFL Media's Mike Garafolo reported Wednesday. A photo of Brown looking as though he just finished signing something with his agent Drew Rosenhaus standing over him emerged early in the..." August 31

  • How any rework of Antonio Brown's contract becomes problematic for the Steelers

    Behind The Steel Curtain "Antonio Brown might be angling for a contract extension, so what is stopping him from that big payday? Pittsburgh has a policy of not tearing up contracts with over one year left on them. This is the first stumbling block, the NFL salary cap is the other. It's tough to negotiate with the..." August 16

  • Antonio Brown nearly ejected from practice for arguing with official

    Fox Sports "Antonio Brown is a fiery player, which is a trait you have to have when playing wide receiver. His intensity nearly got him into a bit of hot waterWednesday, though. According to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Brown was close to being booted from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ joint practice with the..." August 11

  • Lions' Slay: Antonio Brown 'tried to kill me' with deep routes

    Detroit Free Press "Antonio Brown had already got the best of Darius Slay in one-on-one drills, beating him deep three straight times, when the NFL’s most electrifying wide receiver lined up across from one of the league’s highest-paid cornerbacks during a seven-on-seven drill midway through today's..." August 10

  • Report: Antonio Brown unlikely to get new contract before season

    Larry Brown Sports "While Antonio Brown has chosen not to hold out from Pittsburgh Steelers training camp, he has made it quite clear he wants a new contract before the season begins. The more time that passes, the less likely he is to get it. Jason La Canfora of reported Tuesday that Brown and the..." August 09

  • Antonio Brown's agent, Steelers talking contract

    ESPN "Antonio Brown's agent Drew Rosenhaus and Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert have been in communication over the wide receiver's contract situation, according to a source. Brown, who's due $6.25 million in the fifth year of a six-year, $43-million contract, said after Sunday's..." August 04

  • Antonio Brown says he'd never hold out amid contract negotiations

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Antonio Brown is familiar with the rules set in place well before he was a Steeler: not negotiating new contracts for non-quarterbacks until a year was left on their current deal. Still, Brown is hoping to be the exception rather than the rule, or at worst, get another advance in his salary..." August 01