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Will 49ers make a play for Antonio Brown?

49ers players are flirting openly with Antonio Brown. One of the best players in franchise (and league) history has said that Brown wants to play for the 49ers. So what does 49ers’ management want? There’s a belief in league circles that the 49ers have real interest in Brown. With Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. apparently [more]

Mike Munchak says move to Denver was only about family

“Spending more time with the family” is usually what coaches say when they just got fired. But for new Broncos offensive line coach Mike Munchak, it was the motivating factor to leave Pittsburgh and move to Denver. Munchak told Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that the chance to get closer to his daughter’s family was [more]

Antonio Brown reiterates that an interview is coming soon

Steelers (for now) receiver Antonio Brown has allowed people like coach Mike Tomlin and owner Art Rooney II to speak about Brown without rebuttal. The rebuttal apparently is coming. Brown said Tuesday on Twitter that an “interview [is] coming soon.” That message came minutes after Brown posted this message: “Stand up for yourself and stop [more]

Philip Rivers misses another chance for ring to go with Hall numbers

Another year. Another year without a championship for Philip Rivers. The Chargers quarterback turned 37 last month and is running out of time to get a ring. “I only think I appreciated [how hard it is to win in the postseason] as the more years I’ve been in it, that’s how hard it is to [more]

Steelers promote Shaun Sarrett to offensive line coach

The Steelers will stay in-house to find their next offensive line arch. Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that the team has promoted assistant offensive line coach Shaun Sarrett to the primary job, on the same day former offensive line coach Mike Munchak took the same position in Denver. The Steelers surely didn’t expect [more]

Munchak’s lateral move should be troubling for the Steelers

Steelers offensive line coach Mike Munchak wanted to become the head coach of the Broncos. He’s instead accepting the same job in Denver that he held in Pittsburgh. The lateral move becomes the latest sign of trouble for a Steelers team that has endured one nagging question after another in recent weeks. A free agent, [more]

Report: Broncos agree to terms with Mike Munchak

The Broncos didn’t hire Mike Munchak as their head coach after interviewing him this month, but it appears he will be part of the organization in 2019. Mike Klis of KUSA reports that Munchak has agreed to terms with the Broncos on a deal to become their offensive line coach. Word of their interest in [more]

Jerry Rice: Antonio Brown “really badly” wants to play for 49ers

Antonio Brown may never reach Jerry Rice’s level of accomplishments. But according to Rice, he wants to wear the same uniform. During an interview on 95.7 The Game, the league’s all-time leader in receptions, receiving yards and receiving touchdowns said he spoke to Brown via FaceTime on Sunday, so he trusts his source. “He wants [more]

JuJu Smith-Schuster wants Antonio Brown to stay

Steelers wideout JuJu Smith-Schuster is replacing Antonio Brown in the Pro Bowl, but he hopes he gets another chance to play alongside him. Via Chris Pastrick of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Smith-Schuster said during a YouTube Q and A that he’s hoping Brown and the Steelers can stand down. “No, I don’t want AB traded,” Smith-Schuster [more]

Antonio Brown continues to push back

The Steelers have grown accustomed to dictating terms to their players. The tables have turned in recent months. It started with running back Le'Veon Bell refusing to sign a long-term contract and eventually sitting out a full season. It continues with receiver Antonio Brown, who isn’t remaining quiet or passive as the team unloads on [more]

Raiders now know where all their first-rounders fall

Four more spots in the 2019 NFL Draft order were set with the weekend’s results, and the Raiders now know exactly where they’ll be making their three first-round picks. The Eagles slotted into the 25th spot in the order after yesterday’s loss, followed by the Colts, Cowboys and Chargers. The final four picks will go [more]

Emmanuel Sanders: Ben Roethlisberger needs to be a better leader

Former Steelers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders says that if Ben Roethlisberger were a better leader, some of the issues with Antonio Brown wouldn’t have arisen. Sanders said on NFL Network that Roethlisberger should have taken it upon himself to see to it that things never reached the point where Brown is now on the trade [more]

Antonio Brown: I will address “negative speculations about my character” soon

Steelers president Art Rooney II said in a Thursday interview that it is “hard to envision” wide receiver Antonio Brown staying with the team right now, which Brown responded to on social media with a photo of him and Rooney captioned “Good Business #Boomin.” Brown was back on Instagram Friday with a live video taped alongside [more]

Broncos want to lure Mike Munchak away from Pittsburgh

Mike Munchak was the runner up to Vic Fangio for the Denver head coaching job. He might end up there anyway. Via Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Broncos are trying to bring the veteran offensive line coach in. Munchak’s contract with the Steelers has expired, effectively making him a free agent, and the [more]

Steelers hire Teryl Austin as assistant on defense

Teryl Austin is getting a second chance in the AFC North. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Steelers are hiring Teryl Austin as a “senior defensive assistant with a focus on the secondary.“ Austin was fired by the Bengals in midseason, a bad first impression in his first year with the team. The Bengals [more]

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