Antonio Brown, Steelers eye deal before training camp, source says

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PITTSBURGH — The Steelers and star receiver Antonio Brown are optimistic they can agree to a new deal well before training camp, according to a source.

Asked this week on “The Dan Patrick Show” about the contract, Brown said both sides are “beginning to get it rolling” and that he wants to finish his career as a Steeler.

“That’s my plan,” said Brown, who will be 29 in July.

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Antonio Brown’s ‘antics’ are reportedly ‘wearing thin’ in Pittsburgh

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Some Steelers coaches are reportedly fed up with Brown

One of the biggest stories in the lead-up to last week’s AFC title game was the Facebook Live video streamed from the Steelers‘ locker room by receiver Antonio Brown the week before. Brown taped the postgame festivities in the locker room following the Steelers’ victory over the Kansas City Chiefs, and caught live on camera,

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Ben Roethlisberger critical of young receivers after AFC title loss

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — It was apparent from the outset of the AFC championship that the Steelers were going to need a big-time performance from their offense if they were going to advance to Super Bowl LI. New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady performed, as usual, surgery on the Steelers defense, which looked comically lost throughout the contest. The offense needed to come through to match the Patriots score for score, and they failed miserably.

The chances were there — plenty of them,

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Paul Zeise: The Steelers will beat the Patriots, and here’s why

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The Steelers have increasingly gotten better on defense as this season has progressed, a big reason for their nine-game winning streak.

But it isn’t just the defense. The offense has featured a heavy dose of Le’Veon Bell, and he has emerged as one of the best players in the NFL.

They are on a roll, but Sunday they will face their biggest challenge of the season when they play the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium in the AFC championship.

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