Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown watches from the sidelines during the second half of the team's NFL preseason football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File). Additionally, if you'd like to donate above and beyond the ad-free option, you can donate via PayPal as well. Hours later, Brown released a video on his YouTube page of a private conversation between him and Gruden. Sept. 10, 2019: Before Brown could ever take the field with the Patriots, he was accused in a civil suit of sexually assaulting and raping his former trainer on three separate occasions in 2017 and 2018. Boomin @RosenhausSports #Steelers pic.twitter.com/0JUg1gnlNc. Hopefully this clearly explains where Brown’s free up cap charges went when he was traded and why the Steelers dont have just an extra $18.34 million in extra cap space just lying around to use. September/October 2016: Brown had an incredible first couple weeks of the 2016 season but came into the spotlight again when he was fined $15,191 after Week 1 for violating the league’s uniform policy for wearing baby blue cleats and for twerking in the end zone as a touchdown celebration. He apologized for the kick and said it was an accident. He may be placed on the commissioner's exempt list, which would make him inactive each week he's on the list but will still receive a paycheck. In this post, I will attempt to explain what all transpired with Brown’s contract once he was traded and where that seemingly extra cap space went. Finally, if you wish to not see this dialog box, please turn off your adblocker, and enjoy content normally, 2020 NFL Scouting Combine Results Tracker, 2020 Steelers Combine Interview Masterlist (Updating), look ahead at the Steelers 2020 salary cap situation, Early Steelers 2021 Salary Cap Snapshot Preview, New Contract Details For Steelers DT Cameron Heyward, Recap Of Dead Money Produced By Steelers Saturday Roster Cuts. [Via Instagram] [Via Instagram] James Harrison … Pittsburgh Steelers wideout Antonio Brown has completed the deal before the deal. This week's Thursday Night FootballÂ matchup doesn't merely pit the Jaguars against the Dolphins. Brown received a $24,309 fine for doing a similar dance when he scored in Week 4 against the Kansas City Chiefs. In real-time, Brown’s 2020 came off the books the moment he was traded. Brown then asked for his release via social media and the Raiders obliged ending the nearly six-month saga. Powered and implemented by FactSet Digital Solutions. Brown posted the letter on his Instagram and captioned the photo: “WHEN YOUR OWN TEAM WANT TO HATE BUT THERE'S NO STOPPING ME NOW DEVIL IS A LIE. Follow him on Twitter. The epic showdown of facial hair isn't lost on the opposing QBs either.Â. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Brown allegedly called Mayock a “cracker,” which Brown later denied. The helmet saga lasted for weeks. With running back Le'Veon Bell down for the first three games of the season, Brown is again expected to carry Pittsburgh's high-flying offense. Once free agency got underway, the Steelers didn’t waste much time in signing cornerback Steven Nelson, wide receiver Donte Moncrief and inside linebacker Mark Barron. Philadelphia Eagles wideout Jalen Reagor suffered an ulnar collateral ligament tear in his thumb and is expected to miss a few weeks. At that point, Brown had no impact on future cap years for the Steelers. Brown was accused of throwing the chef out of his rental on the second day he was supposed to cook and holding his cooking tools captive. Brown reportedly got into an argument with Roethlisberger leading up to the team’s final game of the season against the Bengals and skipped practices during the week. Quis autem vel eum iure reprehenderit qui in ea voluptate velit esse quam nihil molestiae consequatur, vel illum qui dolorem? That season, he opted against a holdout with the thought that a large extension was coming. The Steelers traded Brown to the Raiders ahead of his roster bonus due date so they were not on the hook for that or any of his $12.625 million base salary. Even since the Steelers 2019 season started they traded for safety Minkah Fitzpatrick and the contract that came with him includes a 2020 cap charge of $1,975,252. That contract extension came with Pouncey being scheduled to count $11 million against the 2020 salary cap.