Why Steelers wouldn't even consider trading Antonio Brown to Patriots

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Talent wise, any team would love to bring someone like Brown on board for the 2019 season if they could receive some sort of guarantee that he wouldn't be a headache to deal with. And as ESPN's Field Yates notes, Brown comes with a very hefty contract that also would cost the Steelers a pretty penny if they moved him.

Antonio Brown has officially requested a trade from the Pittsburgh Steelers, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter on Tuesday.

Brown allegedly pushed the mother of his daughter to the ground last month in Hollywood, Florida, according to a police incident report.

Brown is entering the third of year of a five-year $72.7 million contract with the Steelers.

The star wide receiver tweeted "Thank you SteelerNation" on Tuesday, adding that it's "time to move on and forward" along with the hashtag #NewDemands.

If Brown does hit the trade market, it will be interesting to see what kind of interest there is.

Brown is a seven-time Pro Bowler and has been named to the NFL's All Pro first-team four times.

On top of that, the WR chose to not show up for the court hearing and was found guilty of reckless driving. Brown has recorded at least 1,200 receiving yards and nine touchdowns in each of those campaigns, with a 1,698-yard, 13-touchdown season in 2014 marking career-highs in both categories. The woman did not press charges and police have taken no further action.

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