Two things can be true Antonio Brown is one of the greatest receivers to ever step on a football field and also one of the biggest team disrupters in football history. With the Atlanta Falcons desperate at the receiver position and in need of a playmaker Brown has to become at least a momentary consideration.
It is a well-established fact at this point when it comes to Antonio Brown that he isn’t happy just winning. Matt Ryan would have to be ready to force-feed Brown the football every Sunday something that the Atlanta offense currently is set up to do.
Without a clear number one receiver, Brown would be the best weapon on the Atlanta roster and give them the number one option they so sorely lack.
Despite the fact, Antonio Brown would fix all of the Atlanta Falcons problems he isn’t worth the baggage he would bring with him
In a tight cap situation and badly needing playmakers the Falcons aren’t going to have the first choice when it comes to who they bring in. Not only are they unable to afford the top receivers on the market but if we are being objective here who wants to come to Atlanta if you can choose a contender?
Finding a number one receiver is a difficult task for the Atlanta Falcons one difficult enough to perhaps make them consider Antonio Brown. Brown still has the ability as evidenced by his performance with Tom Brady’s Bucs.
The very reason the Atlanta Falcons cannot risk signing him is the reason he would be available to a team like Atlanta.
If not for his sideline argument and memorable exit Brown would likely be an option for many contending teams. However, the fact Tom Brady and the reigning Super Bowl champions cannot keep Brown happy is a warning to the rest of the league. Imagine how short his time with the Atlanta Falcons would be, the risk isn’t worth the immense talent.
Antonio Brown is elite on the football field, that cannot be disputed no matter what you may think of the receiver. However, his laundry list of issues at all four stops so far in his career, in the end, are simply too alarming for the Falcons to risk bringing in Antonio Brown.
Leaving one to wonder if even a team like Atlanta shouldn’t risk bringing in the all-pro receiver who will? It seems probable that one of the most talented and problematic receivers of the last decade has played his last NFL down.