Seahawks’ discussions with Antonio Brown ‘serious and continuous’

The Seattle Seahawks are doing little more than “snooping” with free agent wide receiver Antonio Brown, who is trying to return to the NFL after his multi-team release last season after being involved in a sexual assault investigation. . According to the former NFL quarterback Jake HeapsThe discussions “are serious and ongoing” involving Brown and the Seahawks as Seattle hopes to add its talented core of dream catchers.

“A lot of things need to happen between now and when Antonio Brown is signed, but I think there is a very good chance that Brown has another chance,” Heaps tweeted earlier this week.

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson He reportedly urged the franchise to sign Brown in May, according to former ESPN member John Clayton, who now covers the franchise in Seattle.

The Seahawks’ receiving corps includes DK Metcalf, Tyler Lockettand Philip Dorsett, who arrived as a free agent this spring on a one-year contract. Last season, Lockett led the Seahawks with 82 catches for 1,057 yards and eight touchdowns. Rookie Metcalf had an impressive first performance with 58 catches for 900 yards and seven scores.

After Brown’s release from the New England Patriots last September, the Seahawks coach Pete Carroll He quickly shot down rumors of his team’s interest in the All-Pro. Carroll had previously said that Seattle revised Brown after his release from the Raiders.

“We are doing pretty well right now,” said Carroll. “We know where we are going with that.”

After Brown was acquitted in the sexual assault investigation that led to his release from the Patriots, Brown’s problems off the field returned in January after an outbreak against Hollywood, Florida police, which broadcast live on his Instagram account outside your home.

The video showed Brown engaging in a profane tirade after authorities responded to a domestic disturbance at his home that same day. Brown’s encounter with the police resulted in an announcement by Hollywood officials that there was an “irreparable crack” between the department, the Police Athletic League, and Brown, who had previously made a donation to him.

The Baltimore Ravens are another team with reported interest in Brown, but they have not “seriously discussed” adding it to their roster.