Russell Wilson Would 'Love' for Seahawks to Sign Antonio Brown
The Seahawks upgraded Russell Wilson’s supporting cast with Friday’s edition of running back Carlos Hyde. Seattle also struck a deal earlier this offseason with former Panthers tight end Greg Olsen, who delayed his expected move to the Fox broadcast booth for the chance to suit up with a future Hall of Famer. The Seahawks aren’t exactly hurting for weapons, but according to John Clayton of ESPN 710 in Seattle, Wilson knows at least one way their offense can still improve.
Per Clayton, the 31-year-old QB would “love” for the Seahawks to add Antonio Brown to the team’s receiving corps. Brown, of course, has been out of work since his one-game stint with New England last fall. A seven-time Pro Bowler who led the league in receiving touchdowns as recently as 2018, Brown flamed out with the Steelers in spectacular fashion, burning every bridge on his way out of the Steel City.
AB’s brief tenure with Oakland was just as tumultuous with the wide receiver ruffling feathers by refusing to play unless the league reinstated his preferred helmet (he later softened his stance on that particular sticking point) and suffering extreme frostbite from a botched cryotherapy session. Brown scored a touchdown in his lone game with New England but was cut shortly after reports surfaced of his alleged sexual misconduct. The 31-year-old was arrested in January (which came shortly after he was dumped by long-time agent Drew Rosenhaus) on charges of felony burglary conveyance, misdemeanor battery and misdemeanor criminal mischief. He ...
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