Just when it seemed Antonio Brown was open to the idea of playing for the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2019, he rekindled his desire to play for the San Francisco 49ers.

On Thursday, Brown unfollowed the 49ers on Instagram. By Friday morning, he once again threw gasoline on the fire with the following post.



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When the goat embrace you…….

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First off, that’s a Grade A photoshop job, there. So, kudos to Brown’s social media team.

Secondly, Brown really isn’t letting up.

Whether this is a ploy to pressure the Steelers into making a trade, or whether it’s just Brown once again really showing interest in playing for the 49ers, he’s riding this wave as far as it can take him.



And while 49ers brass hasn’t chimed in on this issue, we already know he has the support of the players in the Bay Area.

Jesse Reed
Managing Editor at Sportsnaut. Featured on Yardbarker and MSN.com, and formerly was a breaking news writer/NFL analyst for Bleacher Report.