Pittsburgh Steelers Trade Antonio Brown To Oakland Raiders For Draft Picks

Per reports from ESPN, the Pittsburgh Steelers have traded disgruntled wide receiver Antonio Brown to the Oakland Raiders. The Raiders and Brown agrees to a $54.125 million deal, of which $30.125 million is guaranteed, for a 3rd and a 5th round draft pick.

By freeing themselves of Brown’s $17 million per year salary, the Steelers will actually recoup $19.8 million a year in cap space. 

NFL transactions can’t be deemed “official” until the new league year commences on Wednesday.  Brown joins a Raiders’ offense that ranked 18th in the league in passing efficiency, averaging 234.4 yards per game.

Steelers trade Brown to Raiders for third, fifth-round picks

Via www.timesonline.com