Free-agent wide receiver Antonio Brown is still trying to find another NFL job, though he has a clear preference when it comes to his ideal situation.
"At this point right now, I'm just looking for opportunities," Brown said on "The Mike Calta Show" when asked where he'd like to go. "Any opportunity to get on the field and do what I love, I'm grateful for it, but preferably with Tom (Brady)."
While it was recently reported that suitors for Brady were under the impression he'd like Brown to join him, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers - who officially inked the pivot on Friday - are apparently unlikely to sign the former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver.
In the meantime, Brown recently contacted Brady. "I congratulated him, wished him well," the wideout said. "He's one of those guys that have befriended me, one of my close friends around the NFL."
Brown also praised current Bucs head coach Bruce Arians, who was Pittsburgh's offensive coordinator from 2007-11. After a limited role as a rookie in 2010, Brown amassed 69 receptions for 1,108 yards (16.1 yards per catch) and two touchdowns in 2011.
"Bruce Arians is not only a great head coach, but he is a great offensive genius," Brown said.
Since leaving Pittsburgh, Brown has been involved in several off-field incidents. Additionally, his status is being reviewed by the NFL following separate allegations of sexual assault and sexual misconduct that were brought forth last season.