Antonio Bids Pittsburgh Farewell

Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown scores the game winning touchdown against the Cincinnati Bengals on October 14, 2018 at Paul Brown Stadium. (Marlon Martin / Golden Sky Media)

PITTSBURGH (GSM) — Still under contract, the Steelers’ number one receiver has made it known that he wants out of Pittsburgh.

Antonio Brown was drafted in the 6th round (pick #195) in 2010 and during his time as the Steelers’ biggest playmaker, he has made significant strides in the team’s success. There has reportedly been a difference of opinion and lack of communication between parties with Brown skipping the final game of the season due to a knee injury.

Update: Brown  expressed his feelings quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in several exchanges with fans on his twitter page, saying the QB had an, “owner’s mentality.”

Roethlisberger has yet to respond publicly.

Ben Roethlisberger and Antonio Brown celebrate after a touchdown at Heinz Field. (Brian Cook / Golden Sky Media)

VIDEO: Steelers Safety Edmunds Receives Rookie Honors

PITTSBURGH (GSM) – Pittsburgh Steelers’ safety, Terrell Edmunds won the Joe Greene Performance award by the Pittsburgh Chapter of Pro Football Writers of America. The honor is given to the best performing rookie of the current season.

Golden Sky Media’s Brian Cook asked Edmunds about his transition into the National Football League:

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VIDEO: Steelers’ Haden Wins 2018 ‘Chief Award’

PITTSBURGH (GSM) – Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Joe Haden won the Pro Football Writers Association’s Chief Award. He gave remarks to the media December 23, 2018 as the player who “best exemplifies the spirit of cooperative with the media that Art Rooney Sr. was so well-known for.”

Golden Sky Media’s Brian Cook asks Haden about being a model for children:

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Brian Cook and Smokin’ Jim Frazier Discuss Steelers Must Win Game Against Bengals

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Coach Tomlin Comments on Growth of Receivers Washington, Rogers

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin during his weekly press conference. December 18, 2018 (Clyde Harris / Golden Sky Media)
PITTSBURGH (GSM) – Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster left practice with a groin injury this week. He intends on playing against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, despite being listed as questionable.

In head coach Mike Tomlin’s weekly press conference, Brian Cook asked about two young wideouts who could also be worked into the mix this weekend, after their performance on Dec. 16 against the New England Patriots.

New Orleans Saints lead the all-time series against the Steelers 8-7-0. The last time the teams met was November 30, 2014, final score: Saints 35 @ Steelers 32 at Heinz Field.