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Steelers and Raiders agree on terms for a trade for Antonio Brown

The day has finally come. The Pittsburgh Steelers have traded Antonio Brown.

NFL: Pittsburgh Steelers at Oakland Raiders Neville E. Guard-USA TODAY Sports

The Pittsburgh Steelers and Antonio Brown have been headed down this path for the past few months, and the divorce has finally taken place.

That’s right Steelers fans, there is finally an end to the Antonio Brown drama.

Early Sunday morning, the Steelers agreed on terms to trade Antonio Brown to the Oakland Raiders for a third and fifth round draft pick in the 2019 NFL Draft. Hardly the compensation they expected for the All-Pro wide receiver.

The draft picks weren’t the only thing changed between Pittsburgh and Oakland for Brown. Antonio Brown also received a new contract, giving him even more money than he already was set to receive in Pittsburgh with three years left on his current contract.

Brown’s departure from Pittsburgh should be bittersweet for fans, regardless of how the final few months played out. Brown gave the organization 9 amazing years, and the highlights which remain will stand the test of time. However, with Brown essentially forcing himself out of town, it leaves a very bitter taste in everyone’s mouth.

Will Brown be able to reproduce the magic with Derek Carr in Oakland/Las Vegas like he did with Ben Roethlisberger in Pittsburgh? Only time will tell, but the Steelers, and their fans, can finally move on and prepare for life without Brown moving forward.