Antonio Brown got his raise after all — and a guarantee to discuss a much greater one after this season.
The Pittsburgh Steelers concurred Wednesday to rebuild Brown’s agreement, climbing $4 million in base salary from 2017 to this year. The genius beneficiary will now make $10.25 million in 2016, a man with information about the arrangement.
Thus, Brown’s pay for 2017 drops to $4.71 million. In any case, the Steelers had focused on talking about a long haul augmentation before then, said the individual, who talked about state of secrecy since contract points of interest were to stay private.
The Steelers had scoffed at modifying Brown’s arrangement due to the organizational policy against renegotiating with numerous years remaining. This is the second in a row year they’ve bowed the guidelines for Brown, 28, who likewise got a boost in salary last August, from $6 million to $8 million.
There’s little question Brown is justified, despite all the trouble. He’s one of the game’s most dangerous playmakers, with three back to back seasons with no less than 110 gets. He tied for the NFL lead last season with 136 finds, was second in receiving yards (1,834) and scored ten touchdowns. His 265 receptions since 2014 are the most ever in a two-season range.