Russell Wilson has lobbied for the Seahawks to signal
Antonio Brown, and the free-agent extensive receiver wouldn’t thoughts resuming his profession in Seattle.
The duo labored out collectively this week, and Mike Garafolo of NFL.com stories Brown would like to play for the Seahawks (video hyperlink). Moreover, the Seahawks have engaged in inner discussions about signing Brown, per Garafolo. They’re now the workforce most intently related to the previous perennial All-Professional.
Different groups have an interest as nicely, per Garafolo, though it isn’t sure who these franchises are at this level. The workforce that indicators Brown would want to organize for a suspension. The NFL’s investigation into the extensive receiver’s off-field points is ongoing.
The Seahawks signed Phillip Dorsett this offseason, and he would seemingly enter camp with a very good probability of profitable Seattle’s No. three wideout job behind Tyler Lockett and D.Okay. Metcalf. A Brown signing would shake up the Seahawks’ passing assault. The previous Steelers celebrity earned first-team All-Professional acclaim in 4 straight seasons and scored 15 touchdowns in 2018, the yr his All-Professional streak ceased. Brown’s actions since Week 17 of the 2018 season have made him some of the unstable gamers in fashionable NFL historical past, with the soon-to-be 32-year-old receiver burning bridges at will.
Apart from the three groups that employed Brown final yr, the Saints have been the opposite identified suitor. They labored Brown out late final season, however even that produced controversy. Tom Brady‘s curiosity in having Brown play with him in Tampa Bay is well-known, however the Buccaneers are usually not believed to have an interest. Brown has been quieter on social media in current months, and it’s beginning to seem like he can be given an opportunity to return to the league sooner or later this season.