Antonio Brown has ranked either first or second in the NFL in receptions over the last four years, and the Steelers rewarded their standout wide receiver Monday with a new contract that sets him to be a Steeler for life.
The new five-year contract will reportedly make Brown the NFL’s highest-paid receiver.
Antonio Brown deal: 4-year extension worth $68 million – 17M per year over 4 years, and $18.5M over 3 years. Tied to Steelers through 2021.
Tony Romo’s name has been tossed around frequently given his tenuous future with the Cowboys this offseason.
NFL.com reported Houston is not an option for Romo, despite the team’s search for competition at the position.
Considering Osweiler is set to make at least $47 million over the next three seasons, it is unlikely Houston will draft a quarterback in the first round.
For now, the Texans just have to hope he improves.
“It’s up to him to meet the challenge,” McNair said. “He has to step up. We need better performance out of the position. There’s not much available out there.”
McNair also mentioned the team’s desire to sign star receiver DeAndre Hopkins to a long-term contract extension.
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Hopkins, 24, caught just 78 passes for 954 yards and four touchdowns last season after hauling in 111 passes for 1,521 yards and 11 scores the previous season.