Antonio Brown-Steelers trade speculation appalling to Stephen A. | First Take

  • Published on Jan 11, 2019
  • Stephen A. Smith is appalled by the notion that the Pittsburgh Steelers could trade star WR Antonio Brown, adding AB is one of the most elite wide receivers of all time and if the Steelers want to win they will keep him.
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Comments • 559

  • Y Hilton
    Y Hilton 2 months ago

    Pretty lazy to always hear that big ben excuse, are they saying that Ben could have left the team the way AB did and there would not have been fallout?
    Last I checked all of Tomlin's detractors say that he failed to discipline AB AND Ben, so why are we now acting like AB is the victim here?

  • Joe Swinney
    Joe Swinney 2 months ago

    Thanks u KEEP AB period

  • William James Campbell
    William James Campbell 2 months ago

    i think the organization is the problem

  • Carlos Hernandez
    Carlos Hernandez 3 months ago

    Juju > AB

  • TIM
    TIM 3 months ago

    the way it's going the steelers are going to become the Browns of the AFC North

  • TIM
    TIM 3 months ago

    Pittsburgh got rid of a lot of coaches, just not the right one, big loss in loosing Mike Munchalk to Denver, i don't understand that.

  • Dave Langston
    Dave Langston 3 months ago

    SHUT THE FRONT DOOR SAS!!! You just want your Steelers to not be a bottom dwellar. AB needs to go...guy is a no show spoiled millionaire! Bad for the Steelers! SAS just wants the Steelers to win at any cost! What can go wrong will go wrong SAS!!!

  • James Pharris
    James Pharris 3 months ago

    AB will look great in 49er gear.

  • strikerespect32
    strikerespect32 3 months ago

    Im a life long, die hard steeler fan. TRADE HIS ASS!! This is a team game. The only reason antonio brown flourished is because his team mates did their job. He throws the temper-tantrum of a 3 year old and walks out on his team going into a playoff determining game. That lack up professionalism is completely unacceptable and he has been doing this all year long. Enough is Enough. Let him be someone elses problem. I would rather begin the rebuild now and miss a few playoffs than reward a grown man for acting like a toddler.

  • Kavyon Greene
    Kavyon Greene 3 months ago

    Fuck Brown

  • ryan peace
    ryan peace 3 months ago

    Isn't average and per season the same thing

  • Flow
    Flow 3 months ago

    I like it that all the other 31 teams would love to have him on your team. AB is a goat 🐐!!! Obviously him and Ben got to sort somethings out. But to me it’s always Tomlin’s coaching that is sucking this team the toilet 🚽. Your assistants and you failed the Steeler Nation!!! I’m so tired of hearing about splash plays 💦 and excuses! 🤬😡

  • Wesley Harris
    Wesley Harris 3 months ago

    Lol appalled. Pits is a mess. Who cares where he goes he has no respect for anyone screw him. Are they in the playoffs???? Oh ya right no.

  • PittDave
    PittDave 3 months ago

    My first take on the Ben comment about throwing to JuJu was that AB was doubled on every play, making JuJu a more open target.

  • Ephesians 5:11
    Ephesians 5:11 3 months ago

    Framework? How do you lose 10 challenges in a row? Just unfortunate? How is the decision made? Are necessary personnel and protocols in place? Is focus & attention to detail correlated? Low on capacity high on hubris?

  • culo hunters
    culo hunters 3 months ago

    Molly stop yelling damn

  • michael coz14
    michael coz14 3 months ago

    If you know that 49ers will get AB and a good defense this draft and the QB it’s over for the patriots

  • John A Vallone
    John A Vallone 3 months ago +1

    Get rid of all the white guys on the Steelers. And sign Colin Kaepernick. Now you'll have a winning team. And no more white privilege

  • 1melannlit
    1melannlit 3 months ago

    Why does the media babblers take Ben's words and twist them. We all know SAS hates Ben. SAS go join the Cheeseheads already!

  • Joshua Meyer
    Joshua Meyer 3 months ago

    Molly lol

  • Larry G
    Larry G 3 months ago

    As a longtime Steeler fan, there is nothing great about playing in Pittsburgh if you’re an all-pro. The owners are cheap and stubborn, the local media is racist, the team has a history of turning it’s back on its all-pros, and most most disappointing is the organization’s tolerance of Big Ben throwing his teammates under the bus to cover up for his own poor play, especially in big games or games against weak opponents. AB already has his money, his NFL records, and his fame. If the Steelers refuse to muzzle Big Ben, then I don’t blame AB for wanting to leave. #first ballot HOF.

  • Patrick Hull
    Patrick Hull 3 months ago

    How many Super Bowls have the Steelers won with AB in the lineup? Stats ain't everything.

  • Chris C
    Chris C 3 months ago


  • Primo Reef
    Primo Reef 3 months ago

    Stephen A talks soo much 💩 and getting paid for it which is worse

  • jonathan broadnax
    jonathan broadnax 3 months ago

    When AB first started with the Steelers when wasn't even good as he is now Mike Wallace was the main star Antonio Brown's being very cocky he wasn't even great as he is now with Mike Wallace even played

  • Ball Life
    Ball Life 3 months ago

    I just realized tha the Steeler paid th wrong dude... AB and not Leveon Bell 🤷🏿‍♂️

  • Stevie Anderson
    Stevie Anderson 3 months ago

    Again, Stephen A is a babbling fool.

  • Stevie Anderson
    Stevie Anderson 3 months ago

    Besides, he asked to be traded. What you want, them to kiss his ass because he is Antonio brown? Team trumps individualism any day.

  • Stevie Anderson
    Stevie Anderson 3 months ago

    Man, Stephen A sounds like a damn fool. " we are trying to win". It's hard to win when you have players that only think about themselves. It's a team sport, man, and he shouldn't be above the rules, I don't give a damn who you are. They didn't even make the playoffs, but you are appalled, negro pleass.

  • octavio araujo
    octavio araujo 3 months ago

    Steven A proves why he's a sports commentator and not a NFL general manager.

  • Jesse Eliza
    Jesse Eliza 3 months ago

    Why is it "impossible" for AB to realize that staying with the Steelers is possibly the best outcome for he's personal life in general...? If he would come-out and just be the bigger man (right or wrong) and just say something like "I believe we are all in a journey of self developmental and I've made great accomplishment as elite athlete and I'm confident I will do that as a man through my actions and words. Steeler Nation is my home and there's nothing more that I would love and I say love to "help" bring and add another Lombardi Trophy to our home and place it on our mantel ..." He could finish he's carry with the Steelers and secure his legacy in a positive way in every aspect, especially in the $$$ field. We all for the most part look at professional athletes as being over paid and spoiled with chips on their shoulders. If AB shows true grit and humility he would be a hero to his teammates and to the common man in the street. The opposite of this is that he could be traded to the Jets to a quarterback that can give him the ball... And that would be a true shame and a waste of unbelievable talent !!! Here's to AB making the right choice for himself and for Steeler Nation !

  • Cameron Jones
    Cameron Jones 3 months ago

    Molly stfu

  • Mark Jaramillo
    Mark Jaramillo 3 months ago

    Big Ben has TWO Rings! AB wasn't even there when it happened soo IMO Ben has every right to talk down to whomever he wants! That's what a leader does.

    ICE MAN 3 months ago

    I'm so happy GOD do sent think like these idiots! we only care about how talented these men are to hell with there character smh I guess the patriots shoulda "worked it out with "Aaron hernandez

  • Brian Nash
    Brian Nash 3 months ago

    Damn Molly needs to shut up about Bell. Don't question the Steelers about the moves that they make with Bell or AB last I checked the Steelers have more rings than the Giants..

  • Joseph Wells
    Joseph Wells 3 months ago

    As a Niners fan I’ve come to the conclusion that we want OBJ.

  • D M
    D M 3 months ago

    Max Kellerman doesn’t watch these games

  • grannas211
    grannas211 3 months ago

    AB could have 2000 yards but he’s cancerous. Stephen A said “are you trying to win?” Guess what Steelers haven’t won a damn thing with AB

  • David Hicks
    David Hicks 3 months ago

    Why in the world would anyone want to trade for him? He is T.O. Jr. A trade for him is like trading good for bad....Look at the history of players like this, and not a one of them ever helped a team. It won't change with Antonio Brown. A bad apple spoils the whole bunch...

  • Joshua Williams
    Joshua Williams 3 months ago

    Trade him to the panthers 😅

  • money game
    money game 3 months ago


  • Ser Swag
    Ser Swag 3 months ago

    AB is great I’m a fan but Big Ben throws 50 passes a game. Wouldn’t AJ green or Hopkins be just as good on the Steelers

  • tony nelligan
    tony nelligan 3 months ago

    ab is a peice of shit,everyone told you if you resign him you'll pass a shit so big it will spilt you wide look,21 plus million 100% sure money for not showing up to work,showing how much you hate your white owner,you think if this was a less talented hack he'd be acting this way even with big money?and stephen must of really lost his voice a little while ago,he's normally screaming and acting like if you say it louder someone will understand the words and point your making.why god why do i watch them,funny as shit when they talk out their asses but god what people they are.they belive in nothing,but who's paying them.ab should learn from them.

  • The Ed Richard's Channel

    THATS RIGHT - Mike Tomlin has to go. When a coach cant control his team, he is not doing the job. AB is a diva - but he would be different in New Tomlin needs to GO

  • The Stampede
    The Stampede 3 months ago

    If Antonio Brown wants to just keep his house in Pittsburg and just drive up the highway... I think we can find a spot for him at the next Eagles training camp

  • Kvon Curry
    Kvon Curry 3 months ago

    Fml watching ab and lb play on the 49ers is gonna hurt 😂

  • Hope
    Hope 3 months ago

    Stephen A, you have to love the Guy he is Good, Run the damm orgazation Lol

  • Hope
    Hope 3 months ago

    JuJu don't have the speed AB has.

  • ChildofGod229
    ChildofGod229 3 months ago

    They need to move away from Ben. It's harder to find and cultivate a QB!

  • ChildofGod229
    ChildofGod229 3 months ago

    All I know is that madden curse is real!

  • khiFLY
    khiFLY 3 months ago

    Molly stop interfering stfu

  • paul christman
    paul christman 3 months ago

    so the steelers are supposed to put up with a petulant child like brown! Stephen a has to get off this race issue, its cheap and lazy journalism!

  • All things ToYs
    All things ToYs 3 months ago

    Trade his ass! He is a problem!

  • Kevin Payton
    Kevin Payton 3 months ago

    The Steelers have more issues than just Antonio Brown. This season was inexcusable. Yes there was no Leveon Bell, but there was still enough talent to at least make the playoffs.

  • Sue Vang
    Sue Vang 3 months ago

    Can Molly stfu!

    MAGACOP 3 months ago

    AB to the Raiders!

  • satyricon
    satyricon 3 months ago

    stfu molly. go fix me a turkey pot pie.

  • Shawn Gamble
    Shawn Gamble 3 months ago

    Stephen A. Smith is right nobody is saying anything about Ben Rothlisburger who's part of all this mess!

  • Dr. Joseph Grant III
    Dr. Joseph Grant III 3 months ago

    It's a real shame for the Steelers to lose both Bell and Brown in the same year. If anything, the Steelers paid Brown, and he still wants off the team. All Bell did was hold out, and he was admonished. Brown got paid, and here we are.

  • Malcolm Jordan
    Malcolm Jordan 3 months ago

    Segment was alright until molly started talking 🤭

  • Conscious Wright
    Conscious Wright 3 months ago

    I don't think AB can humble himself. He has no manners, and the disrespect in doing Facebook live with James Harrison was abomination. AB went too far.

  • Habiba
    Habiba 3 months ago

    What was the point of Molly interrupting Louis when he was making his points. She acted as though what she had to say could absolutely not wait and what was more important than what Louis was about to say and it wasn't. Usually, Stephen A. and Max are the kings of interrupting others left and right but this time Molly took the cake for absolutely no reason.

  • simple1me302
    simple1me302 3 months ago


  • Hayden Buchanan
    Hayden Buchanan 3 months ago


  • Joe Beard
    Joe Beard 3 months ago

    Antonio Brown is dis era of Terrell Owens an elite player but very selfish acts like a spoil baby wen he doesn't gets his way and it's sad smdh

  • BlahBlahBlah 123
    BlahBlahBlah 123 3 months ago

    I like how Louis puts his finger to his ear when Molly starts raising her high pitched ass voice LOL

  • Montag F
    Montag F 3 months ago

    Keep AB in check. Keep Ben in check. Keep everyone in check. Remind them the reason they're playing together.

  • Cassandra Garcia
    Cassandra Garcia 3 months ago +3

    News Flash: TOMLIN is the problem!

    XRYTH SQUAD 3 months ago


  • Kita Johnson
    Kita Johnson 3 months ago

    Ab not that special calm down he can b replaces wr stats mean nuffin n a league everybody throwin the ball all qb and wr stats r inflated

  • Michael Foster
    Michael Foster 3 months ago

    You can't put one player above the team , it's the coaches fault for letting him get away with so much.

  • Bj D
    Bj D 3 months ago

    The situation has built up over a number of years as the organisation tolerated star players' "pecadillos". So there is blame everywhere. How do you fix it? Turn the page. Trade Brown, tell Ben to behave and bring the hammer down hard on any more transgressions.

  • China Expat
    China Expat 3 months ago

    SAS high as hell. Get him the f out

  • Kacy's Kastle
    Kacy's Kastle 3 months ago

    Removing emotion from the equation... Antonio Brown has to be traded... No way the owner can allow him back next season.Not if they want to maintain respect. Steelers haven't been able to win with him. Now your star RB is gone and you still have Ben as the QB who Brown HATES and vice versa. Let alone the constant disrespect Brown has shown is wayyyy unacceptable. It doesn''t matter how good you are. Bringing him back is the status quo and that won't work....Youll have same issues you had every single year..If the goal is winning then Browns presence is toxic to a winning culture. He's super selfish,toxic,drama filled and shows no leadership. It's Team Brown then the Steelers. Bye Felicia.

  • nrb0918
    nrb0918 3 months ago

    Molly stfu!!!!

  • Derek Carr
    Derek Carr 3 months ago

    AB too Detroit

  • Kenny Mayala
    Kenny Mayala 3 months ago

    Molly STFU

  • Bjorn Swaby
    Bjorn Swaby 3 months ago

    Pittsburgh should just blow up the whole team and build the offense around Juju

  • Sean Santoro
    Sean Santoro 3 months ago


  • kdubb 2345
    kdubb 2345 3 months ago

    AB is a cancer in the locker room I don’t understand why he doesn’t think the Steelers should trade him? He acts like the damn Steelers don’t have juju and the Steelers aren’t gonna win anyway so what’s the problem?

  • Motley Byron
    Motley Byron 3 months ago

    The Patriots have a number one draft pick, they need an elite receiver, Julian Edleman now draws the second OR third best corner back, IF Gronk comes back next season... Antonio Brown takes a load off Gronk... of course Tom Brady now has a prime number one receiver... meanwhile Pittsburgh loses a locker room headache and gains a number one pick AND salary cap space... EVERYONE WINS...

  • 305Navi
    305Navi 3 months ago

    Stupid ass Molly @ 4:53 interrupting Louis like that... Louis look liked he wanted to just back slap Molly ass... SMDH!

  • Kenneth May
    Kenneth May 3 months ago

    Bye Brown. Lifetime Steelers fan.

  • 20 20
    20 20 3 months ago

    Trade him for another WR, RB & Draft-Pick! 😯 Mike Tomlin?!? 😂

  • kaleelmoh kaleelmoh
    kaleelmoh kaleelmoh 3 months ago

    Stephanie's crush is AB.

  • Demonta Crump
    Demonta Crump 3 months ago

    Big Ben don't got it more. I under Antonio Brown. Which in ain't no way you have the best wr in football with the team you have and not make the playoffs. Brown needs to got to New England. Bet Brady get him a couple rings!!!

    PURE GRACE 3 months ago

    Shout out max kellerman

  • Garren Williams
    Garren Williams 3 months ago


  • CW CW
    CW CW 3 months ago

    So Stephen a Smith AB gets more catches every year on an offense with probably the best oline and one of the best deep throwers in NFL yet Steelers only get worse every year so tell me again why bad attitudes and culture don't matter tell that to the Patriots

  • Ahmetgsts93 FCC
    Ahmetgsts93 FCC 3 months ago

    Molly needs to get the fuck outta there

  • Smirky Whitemale
    Smirky Whitemale 3 months ago

    Wideouts are like the one supervisor in the office who sits around and does nothing, and when the hard work of everyone turns into reward, is the first to jump up and take credit for 'his teams effort'.
    Its evident in their prevailing attitudes, from TO to OBJ to AB to etc etc etc..

  • Jackie B. Lyons
    Jackie B. Lyons 3 months ago

    Apparently they never heard of julio jones

  • Troy Power
    Troy Power 3 months ago

    Smith is getting his panties in a knot for nothing, what do you expect the Steelers to do if he, AB, doesn't return calls or not talk...sit around and wait, get real.....That said, enough with the Big Ben bashing too, Big Ben made the comment not in a derogatory fashion he said it because Brown was blanketed by the other teams secondary and meant throwing to Ju Ju would have made more sense for all those passes...Is Stephen A aware of what % of Big Bens pics are a result of trying to force a pass to AB...enough with the shit fit. As a Steelers fan I would really like to see AB back as if nothing happened and not throwing infantile fits anymore...but...if he wants to be traded no problem.

  • HochgeborenKlown
    HochgeborenKlown 3 months ago +1

    brown is a cancer...his stats do not matter at all when compared to the cancer he brings to the locker room...If you want to survive, you must get rid of the cancer...

  • Ohboy Peach
    Ohboy Peach 3 months ago

    Antionio is gonna leave he knows they should have paid leveon that sent a clear message. That Pittsburgh thinks low of it's Stars.

  • mentalmindzent
    mentalmindzent 3 months ago

    Get rid of Mike Tomlin keep AB problem solve Pittsburgh Steelers Ill send my invoice thanks

  • Mace Beats
    Mace Beats 3 months ago

    I just wanna remind yall McNabb got fired from espn for sexual harassment lol so I wouldn't be saying I'm missing him on national TV lol

  • Bernard Robert Reyes
    Bernard Robert Reyes 3 months ago

    molly querim so annoying.

  • Tim D
    Tim D 3 months ago +2

    Any other job in the world if u no call no show......your fired!

  • J
    J 3 months ago

    I get Molly is trying to be more vocal and contribute on this show and I am aware that it’s hard for women to get analyst positions, which I fully support. Thing is she comes across as yelling over others and she jumps in at the wrong times. She should study Jenna Wolfe from FS1 who in my opinion is the best sports debate moderator on TV and see how she gets her points across