'TIME TO MOVE ON': Star receiver Antonio Brown asks Steelers for trade

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Moving on from Brown will come at a price for the Steelers and some risk for the team that trades for him. "Thank you SteelerNation for a big 9 years...time to move on and forward", Brown said, adding the deuces emoji and #NewDemands.

Antonio Brown is ready to move on from the Steelers.

Pittsburgh Steelers All-Pro wide receiver Antonio Brown was found guilty of reckless driving on Tuesday after failing to show up for his trial. It also featured the Lil Uzi Vert song Do What I Want.

The 30-year-old Brown has been rumored to be unhappy in Pittsburgh since he was benched for the regular-season finale against the Cincinnati Bengals following a practice dispute with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.

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With 33 of his own and 17 assists, he has played a role in more goals than any team-mate since his debut in September 2015. Pogba later fired a warning to the chasing pack that they intend "to stay there", adding: "It feels great".

The court appearance stems from Brown being caught driving over 100 mph on McKnight Road hours before a game against the Carolina Panthers. He paid a $426.77 fine.

The Steelers have another Pro Bowl receiver in JuJu Smith-Schuster, which definitely softens the blow of trading an elite player like Brown.

Brown allegedly pushed the mother of his daughter to the ground last month in Hollywood, Florida, according to a police incident report. Brown hauled in 305 receptions for 3,199 yards and 22 touchdowns during his tie with the Chippewas. However, his contract makes it unlikely that Brown would be traded. If he's traded before that time, Pittsburgh will absorb a dead cap hit of $21.12 million (versus $23.62 if he's dealt afterward).

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