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  1. Following a meeting between Antonio Brown and the Pittsburgh Steelers Tuesday, it’s now out in the open that the team will attempt to trade the disgruntled star. Of course Brown would love to go from one contender to another as part of this change in course. But what if championship-contending teams find his past behavior to be too much of a headache as it’s been reported? Or, what if the Steelers decide to stick it to Brown and trade him to a non-contender? With those questions as our guide, we’re looking at five of the worst possible trade destinations for Brown this spring. Jacksonville Jaguars Even if the Jaguars do land Nick Foles in a trade or free agency, they’re going to be a run-first team. Blake Bortles is said to be all but gone, and there’s nobody else on the roster currently capable of winning games or distributing the ball to an elite receiver downfield. If it’s not Foles under center, the Jags will either have to roll with another sub-par veteran or throw a rookie into the mix. Regardless of w
  2. Former Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie reportedly has a new job. According to Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald, McKenzie is joining the Miami Dolphins’ front office as a senior personnel executive. McKenzie, 56, is well-respected in NFL circles as an evaluator, and built the 2016 Oakland Raiders that went 12-4, earning him an Executive of the Year nod.  However, despite his claims to the contrary, it appeared to many that McKenzie clashed with new coach Jon Gruden, who was given significant organizational power upon his arrival.  That dynamic ended with McKenzie’s firing in December, and he will now help a rebuilding Miami team.
  3. The Bill Belichick coaching tree has not been a very successful one, as numerous New England Patriots assistants have flopped as head coaches elsewhere. Brian Flores is confident that he’ll be different. Flores, previously the Patriots’ defensive play caller, is now the head coach of the Miami Dolphins, and he’s confident he can succeed where other Belichick assistants have failed. “I’m my own man. I’m Brian Flores,” Flores said, via ESPN’s Cameron Wolfe. “I learned a lot from Bill, but I’ll also be different than Bill. I’ll put my own style on how we do things here.” Flores spoke highly of the famous “Patriot Way,” but sounded willing to deviate it when the situation requires. “The core values, the core beliefs, the principles — there will be some similarities, for sure. But I have my own unique coaching style,” Flores said. “Just like some players need a pat on the back, some players need to get yelled at. Every team is a little bit different every year. We’ve got to be versatile as a staff. We’ve got to b
  4. Free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick settled his collusion lawsuit against the NFL on Friday. Said settlement includes a confidentiality agreement — meaning we may never know what the league paid Kaepernick to settle the suit. The response to Friday’s news was largely positive for both sides. But it doesn’t necessarily end the story. Will Kaepernick ever play again? How will he use his newfound riches? Is the national anthem drama behind the NFL? In talking about this and a whole lot more, former Pro Bowl running back Larry Johnson absolutely blasted Kaepernick for the settlement, via TMZ Sports: “If your backdrop is going to be the African American civil rights presence that it brought from the ’60s and you’re going to use that for your own causes, you don’t sell out. You don’t turn your message into a Nike hoodie.” There’s a certain segment of the population that’s never going to be happy. No matter what Kaepernick or the NFL do, they’re going to throw shade. Johnson obviously fits into that category. T
  5. The Dolphins signed defensive end Tank Carradine, as Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald tweets. The veteran has 77 tackles and 5.5 sacks to his credit across 45 career games. Carradine signed with the Raiders last spring, but was cut in early October after playing limited snaps. Afterwards, he hit the workout circuit, but did not find a new home for the 2018 season. Carradine has yet to live up to his status as a 2013 second-round pick. Last year, he notched just 1.5 sacks and 19 tackles for Oakland. The edge rusher’s best season came in 2014 when he had three sacks in nine games. On the plus side, Carradine has done a decent job of generating pressure off of the edge, despite his low sack totals. In 2017, his production would have placed him among Pro Football Focus’ top 50 edge defenders if he had enough snaps to qualify. The Dolphins also inked cornerback Jomal Wiltz to a deal. Wiltz was on the Patriots’ practice squad in 2018.