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Should the Packers pursue a trade for WR Antonio Brown?

Should the Packers pursue a trade for WR Antonio Brown?

A few months ago, the chances of the Eagles landing Brown would have seemed like a long shot since the Pittsburgh Steelers were a ideal fit for the speedster, but the circumstances are much different for both parties.

A first-round pick probably isn't enough as the National Football League experienced bundles of picks being handed to teams in exchange for Pro Bowl talent.

But at this point, Brown might be a bargain for a team like the Redskins.

There's a big drop off between the 49ers and the next potential trade partner for the Steelers. Brown would immediately fill the role of an "X" receiver on the outside, and would give Brady and Josh McDaniels the home-run threat they imagined Josh Gordon would be when they picked him up from the Browns in 2018.

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Diva and on a large contract or not, few - if any - are better than Brown. Teams will need to provide at least a first-round pick and some for the wideout.

First of all, the team doesn't have as much cap space this year as they normally seem to.

For the Steelers, any move to jettison Brown would have to come with a post-June 1 release or trade designation. Considering how they handled Le'Veon Bell's holdout, the Steelers are sure to hold off for as long as they can, unless someone offers them a juicy deal. His record-setting 9,145 yards over the last six years isn't something you find elsewhere. So, when a team looks for a receiving option and realizes they have the assets to trade for AB, they're going to.