The Steelers got hoodwinked by Antonio Brown after trade with Raiders - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith is furious with the Pittsburgh Steelers after they agreed to trade Antonio Brown to the Oakland Raiders for a third and fifth-round pick while taking on $21.1 million in dead money against their salary cap. Max Kellerman suggests that this is how the Steelers operate and they drew a line in the sand to send a message to their players that the franchise will not let this situation happen again.
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  1. big dog

    big dog

    2 dias atrás

    i disagree smith . brown is a selfish , distraction to any team he is on. he is a blow hard , I think he has mental problems . visions of grandeur. good luck to who ever has brown on there roster.

  2. Mike Jones

    Mike Jones

    15 dias atrás

    Who cares AB is cancer to a football team. The raiders will suck again.

  3. Theron D

    Theron D

    20 dias atrás

    Good for Antonio Brown! Good for the Raiders?

  4. tabatha f

    tabatha f

    27 dias atrás

    bell and brown needed to go. steelers cant win superbowls with selfish players. we had very good players and they wouldnt work together as a team. bell refused to play for 14 million and brown didnt show up for an important practice. they both needed to go.

  5. Padla Rap

    Padla Rap

    27 dias atrás

    S.A says he won't mention the P word again, but his face is telling another story.

  6. Barbara Klein

    Barbara Klein

    Mês atrás

    I know the real reason why I am Tony O'Brien wanted to go to Oakland because this m*********** is a homosexual he's a faget he's going to be next to San Francisco and you know that's where all the f*** are so he could drive his car a hundred miles an hour down to San Francisco get some dude have a good night with him that's why he wanted to go to Oakland and that's the bottom line

  7. Barbara Klein

    Barbara Klein

    Mês atrás

    Yeah the Steelers got rid of Brian and the other dick head but when you have these kind of people in your organization you want to get rid of them and the Steelers knew that if they wanted to get rid of those two people for anything they can get if they could have just give them away at least they got something because these two people are bad they're bad for an organization yeah they're great oh yeah they are you can't you can't doubt that they are freaking great but whenever they disrupt a locker room in a franchise not showing up for game and all the whole night for season you know hey get rid of them they don't want to play a get rid of them you know hell last season hell we don't we didn't want to Champion we didn't win a championship with you and we probably won't win a championship without you so f*** you thank you God damn money shove it up your ass don't cry on someone's shoulder and make another working ization hate you that's all I got to say

  8. Drew Weikum

    Drew Weikum

    Mês atrás

    One month later, couldn’t be more happy to have him out of the locker room.

  9. Kenny Barnett

    Kenny Barnett

    Mês atrás

    Stephen A is more right than he knows.

  10. foehmr0024


    Mês atrás

    Sorry guys, I love this move by the Raiders....

  11. Mc001Rem002


    Mês atrás

    NFL app just said he is going to flop with Carr and duh RAIDDDDDUUUUHGS! 80 catches for 1000yards!!!! Yeaaaaaaa.... lol sure 😂😂😂😂😂 #RN4L

  12. Horace Fisher

    Horace Fisher

    Mês atrás

    He got all of you guys! 😃 He played everybody and played a Playboy roll and got to the team and city where he wanted to be! 😃😃😃😃😃😃😃

  13. gary purewal

    gary purewal

    Mês atrás

    Hoodwinked... get used to it

  14. Matthew Hewitt

    Matthew Hewitt

    Mês atrás

    0:10 0:21

  15. Calico Jack Rackham

    Calico Jack Rackham

    Mês atrás

    There are over 700 Adult Amateur football leagues in the US that DO NOT pay players. In fact, most leagues require their member teams to make their players pay to play the game. I know. I was a Defensive Coordinator for a Double-A ball club for 4 years. Our players had to pay $200 or get a business/individual to sponsor them. There are TONS of guys AND gals who love playing ball and do so even when they have to pay for the pleasure AND supply all their own gear. That love of the game goes all the way to the highest levels. That commentator doesn't know what he is talking about. I am really liking that guy less and less every time I hear crap come out of his mouth.

  16. Jag Claw

    Jag Claw

    Mês atrás

    This dude whines a lot. Wow!

  17. Eric Pearson

    Eric Pearson

    Mês atrás

    Ok I'm not saying Bell and Brown aren't studs that's not the question. But they were selfish guys who have both played several years and produced ZERO rings!!! Somehow Rothlisberger managed to win 2 without them. Good on Pittsburgh!👍👍👍 Bell and Brown will never win a Superbowl but get that $$$

    • AD Solo

      AD Solo

      Mês atrás

      +Eric Pearson I feel you man!

    • Eric Pearson

      Eric Pearson

      Mês atrás

      +AD Solo thanks bud I'm a die hard Packers fan and I'm very disappointed with alot of moves my team has made

    • AD Solo

      AD Solo

      Mês atrás

      I'm a steeler fan , that was well said my friend! PIN POINT!

  18. Mike Ochinero

    Mike Ochinero

    Mês atrás

    its kinda simple.... money...and respect. the best players deserve both

  19. Tonester#


    2 meses atrás

    Who cares about Steven A. Smith being pissed off? Until he shaves his head to look like a respectable adult, he's just a Muppet head loud mouth. Pittsburg has issues. If Steven Ass Smith cares so much about the Pittsburg Steelers, then he ought to sign up and play for them.

  20. Tyshaun Thorbourne

    Tyshaun Thorbourne

    2 meses atrás

    All very true but we still a good team wit good talent on both sides of the we got 10 picks in this years draft...we in a better position than most teams would be in this situation

  21. Ed Zepplin

    Ed Zepplin

    2 meses atrás

    Thanks a lot Pitt, GO RAIDERS

  22. Warrior4Christ


    2 meses atrás

    Let’s go RAIDERS!!!!

  23. Kesley Cottrell

    Kesley Cottrell

    2 meses atrás

    Can't have people like Brown and Bell in the locker room. It's a team game. They think they should get the ball even if they're not open, and then cry like a baby when someone does better. That's not being a team player. With Bell if he gets a hang nail he is on the bench. We will be fine with Ju Ju and Conner. They are Steelers.



    2 meses atrás

    Why they sound like haters

  25. Mckever Lewis

    Mckever Lewis

    2 meses atrás

    Better to be pissed off, then pissed on SAS.

  26. Dan W

    Dan W

    2 meses atrás

    I think he just might ruin Mayfield. Let's just hope he's got big shoulders, cause everything that goes wrong will be his fault regardless of if it is. A.B. is not worth his antics. N.E. PATS FAN



    2 meses atrás

    *all around me are familiar faces*

  28. Spank Bank

    Spank Bank

    2 meses atrás

    I can't stand this dude got here and on and on about nonsense and when it comes out he's proven wrong he still won't admit he's full of shit. All he talks about is his opinion in his opinion is garbage

  29. Angela Ball

    Angela Ball

    2 meses atrás

    I hear the bell ringing Antonio

  30. DrizzyJeR


    2 meses atrás

    ESPN fuckin sucks, way to contribute to the problem, pussies.

  31. JoJo T

    JoJo T

    2 meses atrás

    Antonio Brown will end up like Terrell Owens, got all the talent in the world, but can't stop being a bitch long enough to be great. He cuts his own legs out from under himself

  32. E. Hernandez

    E. Hernandez

    2 meses atrás

    He's very salty😂😂 loving it

  33. E. Hernandez

    E. Hernandez

    2 meses atrás

    Better to be pissed off then pissed on😂

  34. Ryan Yeager

    Ryan Yeager

    2 meses atrás

    If Antonio Brown is the Best Wide receiver of time why is it In 8 years we no Super Bowls out of him. I think the 2017 Pittsburgh Steelers is proof that most talented football teams don't win championships per se.

  35. Marsonis2ya


    2 meses atrás

    ok max...and leveon drew a line in the sand saying you are not going to screw me out of my money either.

  36. Babyface ATL

    Babyface ATL

    2 meses atrás

    They got rid of an infestation. Brown is a diva and a locker room cancer. How many superbowls did they win before Brown arrived??? How many superbowls did they win with Brown??? Steven smith is big 💩💩💩💩

  37. Livingston Tuigamala

    Livingston Tuigamala

    2 meses atrás


  38. James Ortega Jr

    James Ortega Jr

    2 meses atrás

    Steven A sounds like a good ol company man. STFU!!! Owners are in the black every year making a half billion every year

  39. Madeintor6nto


    2 meses atrás

    Bro hairline 🤦🏿‍♂️

  40. Hugo Cortez

    Hugo Cortez

    2 meses atrás

    So nobody is giving Mike Mayock credit for his negotiating skills?

  41. neutromatic


    2 meses atrás

    AB went from NO guaranteed money to 30 Mil Guaranteed money.....he wins on this one

  42. USA Citizen

    USA Citizen

    2 meses atrás

    What has Steven Smith ever done but shoot his mouth off? Any drunk in a bar sounds very similar to this cat.

    • USA Citizen

      USA Citizen

      2 meses atrás

      +Nathan R Any jerk in a bar sounds just like this guy. Are you an alcoholic?

    • Nathan R

      Nathan R

      2 meses atrás

      What bars do you go to where theres an angry human thesaurus screaming about their Aaron Rodgers man crush?

  43. DeBiase Miller

    DeBiase Miller

    2 meses atrás


  44. Troy Washington

    Troy Washington

    2 meses atrás

    Well we lost Khalil Mack and amari cooper 😂😂😂

  45. Young-$tunna


    2 meses atrás

    We gon still win our division #SteelNation A.B. & L.B won't slow us down we got James Conner and JuJu💪💯

  46. Jay Starz

    Jay Starz

    2 meses atrás

    Mismanagement of the owner

  47. Jerry Carney

    Jerry Carney

    2 meses atrás

    We would have got more for him if we would have traded him at GameStop. #PittsburghDad

  48. Gilbert Guzman

    Gilbert Guzman

    2 meses atrás

    Shut up you a fool whats wrong now that we got some fire power your pissed

  49. thethumper088


    2 meses atrás

    Just passing through to thumbs down SAS talking football....🚶‍♂️👎

  50. nycmanowar


    2 meses atrás

    Steelers and Giants said..F it..we give up until Tom Brady dies

  51. Matthew McCurry

    Matthew McCurry

    2 meses atrás

    Hope SAS gets fined

  52. W G

    W G

    2 meses atrás

    I'm from the Burgh we ain't trying to deal with his s*** we over him we wanted him to go and Bell if you don't want to be here then f*** you two men don't stop this ship honestly Ben can go to so can Tomlin this Pittsburgh baby don't forget Who We Are

  53. Alpha Omega

    Alpha Omega

    2 meses atrás

    Stephen A is a Steelers fan?.... Just another reason to root for the Browns😂

  54. Digos HNDRXX

    Digos HNDRXX

    2 meses atrás

    Antoni played it perfect he knew his chances of getting a big pay day was decreasing so by going to that interview and saying he doesn’t need football give him leverage...if y’all not gonna pay me what I want I won’t play. So any team who was thinking about getting him for cheap had to rethink there offer cause he might not play cause I doesn’t need to

  55. Saya X

    Saya X

    2 meses atrás

    Why keep a player that doesn’t want to play for you? And worse, could continue being a cancer to the team?

  56. TheWatersandwich


    2 meses atrás

    Someone needs to tell Stephen it’s just a game

  57. M M

    M M

    2 meses atrás

    I lost all respect for Antonio Brown.

  58. Smegm@


    2 meses atrás

    This niggas stupid

  59. glbernini0


    2 meses atrás

    Get to the Dam point! Likes to hear himself talk to much.

  60. Carmen Denice

    Carmen Denice

    2 meses atrás

    Oh noooo he dropped the P word! Lol

  61. Dan Proulx

    Dan Proulx

    2 meses atrás

    This guy is more annoying than Gilbert Gottfried

  62. James Botsch

    James Botsch

    2 meses atrás

    WR are overrated and they are divas. Not worth having them on your team. Defense and offense lines, schemes win Superbowls. QB, wr and RBs are all over rated. You can't pay a QB 35 million a year and expect to win Superbowl...same with WR.

  63. James Botsch

    James Botsch

    2 meses atrás

    Name the last top 5 WR that won a Superbowl...

  64. The Centrist

    The Centrist

    2 meses atrás

    The Steelers REALLY fucked up...

  65. James White

    James White

    2 meses atrás

    He should have went to green bay

  66. Marvid Eladiv

    Marvid Eladiv

    2 meses atrás

    The steelers franchise will face many many losing seasons from now onwards this 2019 season and onwards. The Steelers organization are horrible and the whole management should be fired! Bunch of losers! The owner should sell the team!

    • Jonathan Vega

      Jonathan Vega

      2 meses atrás

      Marvid Eladiv nice try troll. Steelers is a successful franchise and can live off reputation for a very very long time and inevitably will win another SB before even the thought of selling becomes a thing.

  67. Walter Gregg

    Walter Gregg

    2 meses atrás

    "You know how many people play tackle football on the weekend? Very few, because it's dangerous, and you gotta get paid for that" - Max's greatest argument ever

    • Walter Gregg

      Walter Gregg

      2 meses atrás

      +Jayce herbold ?

    • Jayce herbold

      Jayce herbold

      2 meses atrás

      Walter Gregg Doubt.

  68. Giants/Mets/Blazers


    2 meses atrás

    Steelers fans I feel your pain. My Giants lost OBJ who is also in the top 5 best receivers with AB, but we got better stuff in return for OBJ lol.

    • Oz Oz

      Oz Oz

      2 meses atrás

      Giants/Mets/Blazers as a Skins fan you're delusional 😂😂😂😂you got what? Glad he's gone from the division 👍😉👏

  69. Mayla Styles

    Mayla Styles

    2 meses atrás

    “Nobody’s playing tackle football on the weekend because they’re not being paid and it’s dangerous “ Literally play women’s football at the highest level WITH adidas sponsorships and we still don’t get paid. Practice through the week play on Saturdays. So yea I think people are playing whether they get paid or not

  70. Ricky Parmar

    Ricky Parmar

    2 meses atrás

    The p word is something else in my house

  71. Gabe Rondon

    Gabe Rondon

    2 meses atrás

    I love what AB did. Love, love, love. Taking the power from the man. Get what you deserve my friend.

  72. leo_messi_surfing n_sneakers

    leo_messi_surfing n_sneakers

    2 meses atrás

    Sorry football isn’t football anymore

  73. Jerry Gomez Jr

    Jerry Gomez Jr

    2 meses atrás

    Antonio brown just messed him self up I get it that the Steelers lost him but come on A.B is going to the raiders 🤣😂😂🤣😂 they cant even win games and never will win anytime soon ... A.B should of looked else where like a winning team but not the raiders he will soon see he messed up when they start losing and than he's gonna demand a trade 😂🤣😂🤣😂.. I get raider fans are all happy having a star like A.B but they will soon not like his crying drama a$$.. watch folks I said it ......

  74. Tim


    2 meses atrás

    He loves his job. " P word"

  75. kasabian rage

    kasabian rage

    2 meses atrás

    bell admitted a couple days ago that brown and carr tried to recruit him to the raiders, how did brown and carr know brown was going to the raiders? collusion.

  76. kasabian rage

    kasabian rage

    2 meses atrás

    the raiders and brown knowingly set out to defraud the steelers, look out this will be the new trend for players who want more money.

  77. kasabian rage

    kasabian rage

    2 meses atrás

    there was collusion by brown , gruden and mayoc , brown told raiders that he would veto any trade except raiders, then the raiders knew they wouldn't have to give up a no. 1 pick.

  78. Lil Uzi

    Lil Uzi

    2 meses atrás

    How do you lose Le'veon and AB 😂😂

  79. 23rdletterassasin


    2 meses atrás

    Coincidence they got a “3rd and a 5th”?

  80. Gary Petty

    Gary Petty

    2 meses atrás

    An this is why the pats always win. Players who want to win and don’t care what price they get paid to do it.

  81. James Kreider

    James Kreider

    2 meses atrás

    Stop! Lol! Just STOP! Antonio is G O N E. BYE BYE.

  82. Demetrius Dixon

    Demetrius Dixon

    2 meses atrás

    He had to be serious leveon wanted to leave too

  83. Lelouch Ledouche

    Lelouch Ledouche

    2 meses atrás

    i dont understand why the steelers have to pay a dead money against the cap cuz they didnt cut AB they trade him away...this doesnt make sense

  84. Michael Wallat

    Michael Wallat

    2 meses atrás

    Yea cause the billionaire really cares about someone destroying their brain for entertainment. The NFL players hood-winked themselves for big houses and cars. Ask em how life is after 45 with the constant head aches, memory loss, and raging anger.

  85. Mik D

    Mik D

    2 meses atrás

    Stephen A sucks!

  86. Matthew Lipscomb

    Matthew Lipscomb

    2 meses atrás

    People act like Juju isn’t a #1 WR waiting for his chance, and that James Conner was also a top 5 running back before he got hurt. Steelers will be fine as long as they draft strong this year defensively.

    • Falcon


      Mês atrás

      +Real_one9205 I don't disagree. The rest of the guys are just untested. Big Ben can't dump it off all game to Conner, and with Juju getting double covered now, who's going to be the next man up? Moncrief has never eclipsed 700 yards or 7 TD's in a season since being drafted by the Colts. While Washington was a beast with Mason Rudolph at OSU, he's been underutilized with the Steelers. Switzer is more of a special teams player, though he's shown Cole Beasley-like flashes. Eli hasn't been productive consistently, and the other two receivers you mentioned hasn't shown it at the pro level yet (and you can throw Washington in there, as well). It's a crowded receiving corps with nobody seeming to be the clear cut number two. Only time will tell what happens next.

    • Real_one9205


      Mês atrás

      +Falcon the thing is, juju isn't their only good receiver. They have a good 2 with Moncrief or Washington. And reliable receivers Switzer and Eli. They also have one of the best CFL receivers Diontae Spencer. And they might draft a good receiver

    • Falcon


      2 meses atrás

      Love me some Juju, but let's wait and see how he does now being double and triple covered. AB took a lot of that heat off of him. He can definitely be an X-receiver; just not clear if he makes that next step to become a Top 10 wideout.

  87. Yung Prob

    Yung Prob

    2 meses atrás

    Pissburg wheelers 😂🤦🏾‍♂️🤷🏾‍♂️

  88. Plain& Simple

    Plain& Simple

    2 meses atrás

    No one: Stephen A: “I’m not allowed to say this but I’m pissed off”

    • Cool McFly

      Cool McFly

      2 meses atrás

      Except they asked him what he felt smh nice attempt at the joke.. Nah im lying u didn't think it thru

  89. 4RealKev


    2 meses atrás

    Fuck his hairline i feel for him ino how its like

  90. Guillermo Ruelas

    Guillermo Ruelas

    2 meses atrás

    We had AB for 9 seasons and L Bell for 6 and didn't win shit with them so why the heartache fake steeler fan Steven A is a jive ass turkey 🦃

  91. Guillermo Ruelas

    Guillermo Ruelas

    2 meses atrás

    Why is Steven A on television still WOW so annoying

  92. Mike Collison

    Mike Collison

    2 meses atrás

    I bet if it was Tom Brady they would let him leverage them. But he takes pay cuts for superbowl rings

  93. Mike Collison

    Mike Collison

    2 meses atrás

    He won't use the P word but he will use the N word

  94. Wesley Brumley

    Wesley Brumley

    2 meses atrás

    Damn stephan a you tell them! You may be old but you aint scarred to say some crazy shit like "pissed". Takes some serious balls my dude

  95. William Hickock

    William Hickock

    2 meses atrás

    A.B. will not be a team player. Raiders will regret this.

  96. Bending Tables

    Bending Tables

    2 meses atrás

    He should have gone to the Browns if you know what I mean [insert weird laugh]

  97. Raider AL916

    Raider AL916

    2 meses atrás


  98. Mike Dodd

    Mike Dodd

    2 meses atrás

    I was saying the whole time wasn't about Ben ab is about ab he played everyone and got his third big contract that he wouldn't of got cause shuster is the future and the next big money contract would go to shuster over ab

  99. joel rodriguez

    joel rodriguez

    2 meses atrás

    The Steelers they screw there self m top of that all the power the Steelers gave Big Ben has drove away Antonio Brown n le veon bell

  100. Robert Jackman

    Robert Jackman

    2 meses atrás

    Raaiii- daahhhhs Raaiii- daahhhhs, Raaiii- daahhhhs, Raaiii- daahhhhs, Raaiii- daahhhhs!

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