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Details Emerge From Antonio Brown's Absence From The Steelers

Antonio Brown pointing into the crowd.

PITTSBURGH, PA - NOVEMBER 26: Antonio Brown #84 of the Pittsburgh Steelers reacts after a 33 yard touchdown reception in the fourth quarter during the game against the Green Bay Packers at Heinz Field on November 26, 2017 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Antonio Brown didn't show up to work on Monday. The Pittsburgh Steelers' star wide receiver was not seen at the team's facility the day after the loss to the Kansas City Chiefs.

Brown, an All-Pro wideout, has made a couple of headlines in recent days. He looked extremely frustrated on the sideline during the loss to the Chiefs. Brown later responded to a fan's disparaging tweet with a "trade me and find out" comment.

Now, it's being reported that Brown was not with the Steelers on Monday. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette first reported the news:

Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown did not report for work on Monday, one day after he appeared upset on the field and left the locker room in a hurry following a 42-37 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, several team sources told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

It is not clear if Brown’s absence was excused by coach Mike Tomlin, but several sources indicated they did not know why Brown didn’t show up with the rest of his teammates for meetings and film review.

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin has since been asked about Brown. He confirmed that Brown was not at the facility on Monday. Tomlin says he plans to meet with Brown later.

"Tomlin said Antonio Brown was not at Steelers headquarters Monday but the Steelers coach is meeting with Brown today. Tomlin says he will handle any issues in-house but expects Brown to continue to be big contributor, and that Brown hasn’t asked to be traded," ESPN's Jeremy Fowler tweeted.

The Steelers are a bit of a disaster right now. The team has yet to win a game, Le'Veon Bell is holding out and now there's drama with Antonio Brown.