Thus, the battle for Brown could develop into a battle between Grudens — Raiders coach Jon and Redskins coach Jay.
Other teams also have had conversations with the Steelers, and one always could emerge. But the belief as of now is that the Raiders, Redskins and Titans are the most likely landing spots at this time, sources said.
The Steelers’ asking price started out as a first-round pick and other compensation, but now has been reduced to a first-round pick. It doesn’t mean the Steelers get it in return for Brown, but their goals are now more realistic.