PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Pittsburgh Steelers and Antonio Brown have agreed to terms on a restructured contract.
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, no years were added to his current contract, but some money was shifted around.READ MORE: ACLU, Voter Groups Sue In Ohio Over New Legislative Maps
Specifically, the Steelers moved $4 million Brown was to earn next season to this season. As a result, he will earn $10.25 million as his base salary this season.
Steelers moved up $4 million from next year to this year, boosting Antonio Brown’s base salary to $10.25 this year, per source.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 31, 2016
In addition to the money, Schefter reported the Steelers will work with Brown on a contract extension after this season.
Antonio Brown got no new years added, and Steelers are promising to give him a true extension after this season, per source.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 31, 2016READ MORE: Pennsylvania Food Banks Team Up With DoorDash To Deliver Free Meals To Seniors
As for Brown, he seems pretty happy with the restructured deal.
— Antonio Brown (@AntonioBrown84) August 31, 2016
93.7 The FAN Steelers Insider Ed Bouchette joined The Starkey and Mueller Show and called the move “unprecedented.”
“What they did do, lets use the word unprecedented. But it’s the second straight year they’ve done it.”
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