Hartitz: Fantasy Football Impact of the Antonio Brown Trade for Raiders, Steelers

Mar 10, 2019 01:52 AM EST
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Ben Queen-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Antonio Brown

  • Ian Hartitz breaks down how the Antonio Brown trade will affect the wide receiver's fantasy football outlook.
  • He also analyzes how the Pittsburgh Steelers will be impacted.

Fool me once shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on Antonio Brown.

ESPN’s Adam Schefter has confirmed that Brown will be traded to the Oakland Raiders for a third- and a fifth-round pick.

The Raiders are also reportedly adding money to AB’s deal: He’s now expected to have three years worth $50.1 million, with incentives to reach $54.1 million. He essentially gained $30.1 million in guaranteed money.

I already had the privilege of breaking down Brown’s falsely reported trade to the Bills, so portions of the following analysis draw from that article because, like Josh Allen, we don’t have a ton of evidence that Derek Carr is what some might call an “elite” quarterback.

What the Trade Means for Brown, Oakland