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Report: Antonio Brown To Meet With Art Rooney II Next Week

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)

Earlier this week, Antonio Brown made headlines when he publicly called for a trade using his Twitter account. He posted a video of his highlights along with the caption: "Thank you SteelerNation for a big 9 years...time to move on and forward."

In the days following the post, several NFL teams have been linked to the Steelers as a potential trade partner. The Steelers are reportedly hoping to fetch a first-round pick for the star wide receiver, but other NFL general managers reportedly claimed they would only offer a mid-round pick.

With his relationship with the Steelers souring, Brown pour gasoline on the fire with his post. Steelers owner Art Rooney II reportedly reached out to Brown about a potential meeting, but Brown had rebuffed the well-respected owner.

Until now.

According to Pittsburgh insider Jeremy Fowler, Brown and Rooney are prepared to meet next week.

Despite the tensions between Brown and the team over the past few weeks, it's a good sign that he's willing to meet with Rooney.

Whether or not they'll reach some sort of accord remains to be seen.

Brown has three years left on his contract with the team, but could find himself on a new roster for the 2019 season.