It’s no surprise Antonio Brown had many suitors this offseason, and the reigning Super Bowl champs apparently were one of them.
After a trade to the Buffalo Bills went up in flames, Brown was sent from the Pittsburgh Steelers to the Oakland Raiders. An end to the star wide receiver’s tenure in Pittsburgh seemed inevitable after the tumultuous end to his most recent season.
On his podcast, “The Boomin Experience Podcast,” Brown shared a phone conversation with his agent, Drew Rosenhaus. The chat took place prior to Brown’s trade to Oakland, and it was centered around Rosenhaus giving his client an update on where trade talks stood with various teams.
In addition to the Bills and Raiders, the New England Patriots, Philadelphia Eagles, Washington Redskins and Tennessee Titans also were interested.
Rosenhaus indicated that he connected Bill Belichick with Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert. Here’s some of Rosenhaus and Brown’s exchange about New England.
Rosenhaus: I think the Steelers are taking…