The 2018 NFL season is nearly at its end as the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams vie for the Super Bowl. Despite not making the playoffs, however, it's the Pittsburgh Steelers who are dominating the headlines over the past few weeks.
The team's strained relationship with star wide receiver Antonio Brown has been well documented since the end of the season. Rumors of an Antonio Brown trade have been building since he was benched in the team's final game against the Cincinnati Bengals.
The favorite, according to Vegas odds, is the San Francisco 49ers. Hall of Fame wide receiver and 49ers great Jerry Rice said the 49ers "have to go for it" regarding an Antonio Brown trade, which only fed the rumors.
Now, Brown himself is feeding into the rumors with his latest Instagram post. Brown posted a superimposed image of himself in a 49ers jersey with Jerry Rice.
Brown has to be loving the attention he's received over the past few weeks and now he's just toying with the emotions on NFL fans everywhere.
Earlier Friday morning, ESPN Steelers insider Jeremy Fowler detailed the strained relationship between Brown and the Steelers organization. Now we'll have to wait and see if the team moves its star wideout.