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New Betting Odds on Potential Antonio Brown Trade Destinations

Recent odds have been released on the potential trade destinations of Steelers WR Antonio Brown.

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With Antonio Brown officially requesting a trade as of Tuesday, all lights are green for the Steelers to pull the trigger on a trade and send the All-Pro receiver packing for a new destination.

Brown’s potential destinations offer a few different options, according to our own Mike Asti.

But what do the oddsmakers think? Over at BetOnline.ag, fresh odds of where Antonio Brown will play in 2019 have recently been released.

The Arizona Cardinals open with 9/2 odds, making them potential favorites to land Brown in a trade. Odds for the rest of the teams are as follows:

  • Green Bay, 5/1
  • San Francisco, 5/1
  • Miami, 11/2
  • Indianapolis, 7/11
  • Oakland, 7/11
  • Cleveland, 12/1
  • New York (Jets), 12/1
  • Pittsburgh, 12/1
  • Washington, 12/1
  • Buffalo, 20/1
  • Baltimore, 20/1
  • Dallas, 20/1
  • New England, 25/1

Pittsburgh still being tabbed with 12/1 odds are a bit surprising, yet the Steelers still have Brown under contract for another three years and could potentially hang on to Brown if the right offer doesn’t come.

Odds for what a potential trade package were also released:

  • Players Only Deal, 3/1
  • Draft Picks Only, 5/4
  • Players and Picks, 3/2

It feels like Brown’s days in Pittsburgh are numbered, as it would be a gamble in itself to bring back a player who’s been extremely vocal about his desire to play elsewhere.

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Report: Rescheduled Steelers-Titans Game to be Nationally Televised on CBS

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The rescheduled game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Tennessee Titans is expected to be nationally televised on CBS, according to a report by the New York Post’s Andrew Marchand.

As for when the game will be played, Marchand is reporting it will be played on Monday at 5 p.m., or Tuesday at 6 or 7 p.m.

The Steelers and Titans were originally supposed to square off Sunday at 1 p.m., but that game has been postponed after three Titans players and five staff members tested positive for COVID-19 earlier this week. The total has no risen to ten since the outbreak was first reported.

The NFL announced in a statement Wednesday that the game would be postponed to Monday or Tuesday to “allow additional time for further daily COVID-19 testing.”

Another option that has been discussed would reschedule the game for Week 7, which is Tennessee’s bye week, and push the Steelers-Ravens matchup scheduled for that Sunday to Week 8. The Steelers and Ravens currently share a bye Week 8.

Marchand added that the league prefers to play the game Monday to keep competitive balance, while CBS wants to play the game at 7 p.m. as to not disrupt their news programming.

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Highlights from Steelers Practice 9/30/20

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The Steelers were back to work on the practice field Wednesday despite learning their upcoming game against Tennessee is being moved to either Monday or Tuesday.

In this clip, the defense, most notably the secondary works on coverage, runs to stay conditioned and shows the chemistry of the entire unit.

Footage courtesy Pittsburgh Steelers

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Where Would a Monday or Tuesday Night Steelers Game Be Broadcast?

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If the NFL follows historical precedent, the the Steelers game against the Titans, moved to Monday or Tuesday night by the league on Wednesday, will still be broadcast locally on CBS affiliate KDKA-TV, but no final decision has been for the game at this time, Steelers Now has learned.

In the past, when Sunday games have been postponed to a weeknight for other issues, the games have been broadcast locally as they would normally be on a Sunday afternoon, and not nationally in competition with other broadcasts.

ESPN has exclusive national broadcast rights for Monday night games and they will be airing the Atlanta Falcons at Green Bay Packers game, starting at 8:15 p.m. Monday night.


There is no exclusive national broadcast window for Tuesday nights, of course, but there would have to be some type of arrangement made with CBS to remove the game from that network and have it be broadcast nationally.

KDKA-TV and other CBS affiliates in the Pittsburgh and Nashville markets would also have to deal with the prospect of pre-empting primetime network broadcasts. CBS is scheduled to air long-running series Big Brother on Monday night and NCIS on Tuesday night.

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