When is enough, enough in Pittsburgh?
The Steelers are on the outside looking in of the postseason and now have plenty of time to make the necessary changes in this locker room. Their inability to make the playoffs this year has nothing to do with talent, as it has everything to do with how that talent acts.
This all, of course, is stemming from Antonio Brown's most recent tirade when the wideout's most recent altercation with Ben Roethlisberger led to his benching.
If the Steelers are going to make a statement and prove to this team that it's not the lawless country it's made out to be, Pittsburgh should consider moving on from the All-Pro receiver.
The altercation that led Antonio Brown's benching last week was with Ben Roethlisberger. Im told it was fairly ugly and the WR was totally in the wrong. He went AWOL essentially for the 3rd time this season dating back to training camp— Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) December 31, 2018
At some point, the talent simply can't be worth the headaches.
Remember when Brown said the team should trade him
It’s obvious, really: #steelers can’t move forward with Antonio Brown as part of franchise. Phenomenal talent. But he’s become a disruptive force for which no amount of catches/TDs compensate. He’s betrayed team since being paid big. @TheAthleticPGH https://t.co/i654rTPuIK— Rob Rossi (@Real_RobRossi) December 31, 2018
Sure, Brown is talented, but is he talented enough to overlook everything he's done?
Brown has called out teammates, missed practice unexcused
There's no reason why Pittsburgh shouldn't kick the tires on a deal. It's not like it'll change their play on the field since he doesn't show up to practice.