Page 1 of 11 123 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 127

Thread: Pittsburgh Steelers ink Antonio Brown to 5 year 42.5 million dollar extension

Hybrid View

  1. #1

    Pittsburgh Steelers ink Antonio Brown to 5 year 42.5 million dollar extension

    per PFT. I love this move

  2. #2
    Hall of Famer DukieBoy's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Posts
    3,292
    ​Also on ESPN and on 93.7 radio.



    Narcissistic injury is the term used for any threat to a narcissist's outsized ego or self-esteem.



  3. #3
    Legend RuthlessBurgher's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Where the Rubber Meets the Road (in NEPA)
    Posts
    22,294
    So the Jim Wexell/Weslye Saunders tweets got the money right, but the player wrong? That's just weird...


    Trade #22 (780 points) to JAX for #36 + #67 (795 points)

    2.4 TE Maxx Williams, Minnesota 6'4" 250 lbs.
    2.24 OLB Nate Orchard, Utah 6'3" 252 lbs.
    3.3 OG Laken Tomlinson, Duke 6'4" 323 lbs.
    3.23 SS Jaquiski Tartt, Samford 6'1" 220 lbs.
    4.22 CB Ronald Darby, Florida State 5'11" 195 lbs.
    5.24 FS Kurtis Drummond, Michigan State 6'1" 205 lbs.
    6.23 CB Cam Thomas, Western Kentucky 6'0" 195 lbs.
    7.22 RB Malcolm Brown, Texas 6'0" 223 lbs.

  4. #4
    Hall of Famer DukieBoy's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Posts
    3,292
    Anyone think that may be Wallace's ceiling for a contract ???



    Narcissistic injury is the term used for any threat to a narcissist's outsized ego or self-esteem.



  5. #5
    Pro Bowler
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Posts
    1,927
    Quote Originally Posted by DukieBoy View Post
    Anyone think that may be Wallace's ceiling for a contract ???
    Wouldn't be shocked if the Steelers offered Wallace a similar deal. I'm glad they got Brown extended before the season.

    See Mike Wallace??? The Steelers will work with you if you report!!!

  6. #6
    Pro Bowler D Rock's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Posts
    2,395
    hahahaha what a slap to Mike Wallace. Maybe this will convince him to show up. No doubt about it the Steelers were doing this to make a statement.

  7. #7
    Hall of Famer Flasteel's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Somewhere on the water.
    Posts
    2,621
    Quote Originally Posted by D Rock View Post
    hahahaha what a slap to Mike Wallace. Maybe this will convince him to show up. No doubt about it the Steelers were doing this to make a statement.
    I think it says more about what the Steelers think of AB then anything else, but I can't help but feel the same way.

    Obviously things have been going on behind the scenes -in terms of negotiating this contract- but getting this "secret" deal done the day after you publicly end negotiations with Wallace is a big slap. It not only sends the message that we already have a top-tier receiver we are willing to pay, it pretty much sets a limit on what he can expect to get. There is no way he will earn significantly more than what Brown just got. AB is coming off an MVP year where he set an NFL combined yardage record. Many would argue that he is a better all-around receiver than Wallace. Despite the extra year of service, you would have to treat these players very similarly, as far as how you pay them. Do you guys not agree?

    I would be very interested to know what the Steelers latest offer to Wallace is. If it's in any way, shape, or form better than this deal, he would be a fool to hold out for more...'cause he ain't going to get it. This deal could also serve as the impetus for getting Wallace into camp. Now his agent has a contract which should serve as the barometer, one way or another. The Wallace camp won't be able to negotiate anything however, unless he reports.

    Regardless...great job of locking up a top receiver and avoiding this same mess next year.


  8. #8
    Pro Bowler
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Yakima, Washington, United States
    Posts
    1,388
    Well they definitely wont be able to keep Brown, Wallace AND Sanders. Especially if Sanders finally has an injury-free season.

  9. #9
    Brown has always handled himself in a professional manner with respect to the organization and had stated publicly that he would handle the Wallace situation differently if it were .him.Great move to lock up a good player that seems to have a team first attitude.Wallace should be kicking himself right about now!!!

  10. #10
    Starter
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Los Angeles, CA
    Posts
    639
    I'm very glad for the guy
    Black N' Gold Til' I'm Dead N' Cold...
    http://img203.imageshack.us/img203/4...4060670100.jpg
    http://img19.imageshack.us/img19/107...lertowngal.jpg
    We don't have any cheerleaders but we do have a few of these \m/...

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •