The Steelers have agreed to work on a potential trade with Antonio Brown, but the wide receiver and his agent Drew Rosenhaus do not have permission to speak with other teams, reports NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.
Brown shared that he met with Steelers owner Art Rooney II on Tuesday and the two parties agreed that it is best for Brown to move on.
Brown posted a photo of himself and Rooney on Twitter, writing, "Had a great meeting with Mr.Rooney today we discussed a lot of things and we cleared the air on several issues! We both agreed that it is time to move on but I’ll always have appreciation and gratitude towards the Rooney family and @steelers organization! "
ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Rosenhaus, Steelers’ general manager Kevin Colbert and executive Omar Kahn joined the "cordial" meeting.
Last week, Brown said goodbye to Pittsburgh fans in a Twitter video. Schefter reported Brown officially requested a trade from the Steelers.
The 30-year-old Brown has been the subject of trade rumors after missing the regular season finale against the Bengals. Brown opted to sit out of practice during the week and there was a reported dispute with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.
In January, Steelers president Art Rooney II said the team will not release Brown, but "all other options are on the table." Rooney added it would be "hard to envision" Brown still with the Steelers when they report to training camp in July.
Brown has been with the Steelers since he was drafted by the team in the sixth round of the 2010 NFL draft. He finished this season with 104 catches for 1,297 yards and 15 touchdowns in as many games.