Tampa Bay Buccaneers Part Ways With Antonio Brown After On-Field Meltdown
Written by B87FM on January 2, 2022
Antonio Brown’s time since his breakout tenure with the Pittsburgh Steelers firstly of his profession has been hectic. He’s now team-less as soon as once more, after seemingly quitting from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers mid-game on Sunday (Jan. 2).
After AB demanded a commerce from the Steelers in Spring 2019, he landed on the Oakland Raiders, the place his antics had him launched by the start of the subsequent season. After that stint, he was given one other likelihood by Tom Brady and the New England Patriots in the identical week. However, he wouldn’t final lengthy, being launched by New England two weeks later in September 2019.
Groups have been avoiding AB as a result of sexual assault allegations that have been being levied towards him. Nevertheless, the subsequent crew to present Brown an opportunity was the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tom Brady’s new crew in 2020. The signing obtained the stamp of approval by Bucs head coach Bruce Arians, and the crew went on to win the Tremendous Bowl with AB in February.
However, 2021 could be a unique story. For the reason that starting of this season, AB has been nothing however drama for Tampa Bay. First, he was kicked out of a apply for throwing a punch at a participant in August. Subsequent, he earned a three-game suspension after his former non-public chef revealed he was utilizing a pretend vaccination card to keep away from protocols. That very same chef would later try to sue Brown for $10,000 for unpaid wages, however would quickly reconcile with AB.
Nevertheless, Arians appeared to have soured on AB because of the vax card state of affairs. And, even realizing he was on skinny ice with the group, Antonio put the nail in his Bucs profession coffin at this time (Jan. 2), when he stormed off the sector and took his jersey off in defiance.
Whereas it’s not clear why he made this dramatic exit, that was sufficient for Arians to tug the plug on the AB experiment. Straight after the Bucs pulled off the last-second 28-24 victory over the New York Jets, Bruce Arians seemingly launched Brown within the post-game presser: “(AB) is not a Buc.”
In response to his departure from the crew, Antonio Brown took to Twitter to troll about how he’s a “tremendous gremlin.”
AB finally is a drama magnet, and loves being the focus. It stays to be seen if this was the final straw for NFL groups, and if we’ve seen the top of AB as knowledgeable soccer participant.