First call: Russell Wilson agrees to bring Antonio Brown to Seattle. Interesting Titans injury news.

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Friday’s “first call” contains additional news about former Pittsburgh Steeler Antonio Brown heading to Seattle. Interesting injury updates from Tennessee about the Titans ahead of Sunday’s game against the Steelers. Dominic Simon addresses the playing time with Sidney Crosby. Charlie Morton further confirms his post-season reputation.

On board with AB

If former Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown wants to sign the Seattle Seahawks, the most important one has already signed on to the idea.

That’s quarterback Russell Wilson. Seattle Times reported Wilson agreed with the idea, “With coach (Pete) Carroll, I think with the team players we have, the men we have, and the growth, I think it’s a great place if he’s playing football. I think the place. ”

Wilson says he’s in contact with Brown and is buying into the path of the suspended receiver’s recovery.

“From the conversations I had with him, he was really upset and he was humiliated along the way,” Wilson said. “As far as I know, knowing him and the times around him, I’m not trying to judge people, and by the way, I think it’s important that he’s okay to play football. Or not, I think it’s important that he is surrounded by the right people.”

Brown is ineligible to return after the 8th week. Because he was in the NFL Several sexual assault charges And A threat The accuser through the texts. He pleaded There is no competition for bad battery Fee.

Good luck, Russ.

A.J. right?

There were some interesting hints in the Titans injury report. Talented wide receiver A.J. Brown did not train Due to a knee problem. A knee bone injury had previously limited his participation. Brown missed two games this season, and the Steelers would have had to sit back if they had played the game as originally scheduled for week 4.

Brown has been playing for the past two weeks. He’s fine, making 12 catches for 140 yards and three touchdowns in wins against the Bills and Texans.

Also, first-round draft selection Isaiah Wilson has an illness. He has spent time on the Govit-19 list twice, but this week’s illness is not related to Govit-19. Some speculated that he would be tackled to make up for the loss of injured left-back Taylor Leven.

Meanwhile, Edge Rusher Jadewian Clooney (knee), tight end Michael Proud (disease), defensive lineman Taco Jones (leg), right-arm tennis Kelly (knee) and tight end Jonne Smith (ankle) were fully trained.

On Wednesday, Clooney and Proud did not train and Jones, Kelly and Smith were limited. Kelly is particularly interested.

When the Eleven were injured against Houston last week, swing tackle tie Zambrilo took charge on the left side. It’s possible for the Titans Move Kelly to the left Use Sambrilo or Wilson in the right challenge.

Bounded towards the west

Former Steelers and Pitt Panthers often blow in Arizona. This seems like a common place.

Former Steelers Kelvin Beach and Marcus Gilbert are out now. The same goes for former Panthers Larry Fitzgerald and Andy Lee.

Another may be on the way. Former Steelers tight end Docs Raymond There was an attempt with the cardinals, According to

At 6-foot-4 and 4 254, Raymond spent time with the Chicago Pierce and Steelers. He played alongside for the state of Utah. In three seasons for the Aggies, he caught 873 yards and 72 passes for three touchdowns.

Simon praises Siddha

Sidney Crosby lost a former linemate on Thursday.

Dominic Simon signed with Calgary Flames. But on his way out of town he praised the captain of the penguins.

“At the time, you didn’t realize it.” Simon Flames said via the website. “How lucky (you) are. This is amazing. You don’t think you’re playing with one of the best in the game. He is an amazing team player and an amazing player to play with. I was so lucky to be able to play with him. “

As Seth Rorabag of Triply points out, Crosby’s most common linemate last season was Crosby 390: 24 based on five-by-five snow times.

Simon, 26, has spent the last five seasons with the Penguins. Last year, he scored 22 points (seven goals, 15 assists) in 64 games. The shoulder injury ended his season in late February.

Suck it back into the clutch

Charlie Morton is one of the best post-season pitchers of the last decade from starring up and down in Pittsburgh.

He will get another chance to show off his stuff on Friday night in Game 3 of the World Series for Tampa Bay Rays against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The series is currently tied at 1-1.

More than 12 post-season appearances Between his time with Race, the Pirates and the Houston Astros, Morton is 7-2 with 2.84 eras.

During his time at Tampa, the right-hander scored only two runs, 5-0, in 25.2 innings of post-season work.

The only result he had with the Pirates was a Game 4 defeat to the St. Louis Cardinals during the 2013 division series. Morton was right, giving up two runs in the 50th inning. But Michael Vachcha was better, and the Cards won the game 5-3 and the series 3-2.

Tim Pence is a Tribune-review staff writer. Tim can be contacted at [email protected] or via Twitter. All tweets can be re-posted. All emails are subject to publication unless otherwise noted.

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