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Antonio Brown is a problem off the field. Everyone has seen his antics and how the Steelers have put up with it for years, but it reached an all-time high, or low, depending on how you look at it, when Brown ripped Ben Roethlisberger and demanded a trade . 

On the other hand, he's a problem on the field for those who have to cover him, making him a coveted trade target for those crazy enough to want to deal for him.

Two teams that may be interested, according to NFL executives who spoke with ESPN, are AFC rivals of the Steelers: the Denver Broncos and Kansas City Chiefs. 

A lot of the talk around Brown has centered on him being shipped to a bad team like the Cardinals or Bills. But this would definitely be a surprise twist. 

Brown is expected to be traded by Friday, and if it's to one of these AFC West teams, a lot of people will be surprised. 

The Broncos' interest couldn't make more sense. They need a wide receiver to replace Demaryius Thomas, who was shipped off at the trade deadline, and possibly Emmanuel Sanders, who suffered a season-ending injury. Adding talent for quarterback Joe Flacco gives this team a solid passing attack to go along with their rushing game -- a perfect combination for an already solid defense. 

The Chiefs bringing in Brown would give them exactly what they need to get past the New England Patriots. They already have star receivers in Tyreek Hill, Sammy Watkins, and TE Travis Kelce. Adding Brown would make them nearly impossible to defend. They could then focus on defense by drafting a top defensive back to mend their depleted secondary, but you can't pass up on the idea of uniting one of the best wide receivers in football with the reigning MVP, Patrick Mahomes.

It's unclear whether or not the Steelers would give a rival AFC contender the firepower to form an offensive powerhouse like this, but the best deal will always reign supreme.

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