Antonio Brown “hopes to play for another team soon”

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For the second time in 13 days, Antonio Brown is looking for a new team.

It’s unfortunate things didn’t work out with the Patriots,” agent Drew Rosenhaus said in a statement posted to Twitter. “But Antonio is healthy and is looking forward to his next opportunity in the NFL. He wants to play the game he loves and he hopes to play for another team soon.”

Brown becomes a free agent, able to sign with any team. It remains to be seen whether a new team will be interested in signing him.

In this regard, watch Washington. Their receiving corps needs help. Last month, there were rumors that Washington was interested in potentially trading for Tyreek Hill. Last year, Washington didn’t hesitate to claim Reuben Foster on waivers after he was arrested for domestic violence.

Whoever signed Brown needs to recognize the possibility that he will land on the Commissioner-Exempt list, requiring his salary to be paid while he’s not playing. So the question becomes whether it’s worth it to sign him now, or whether it makes more sense to wait for the current investigation(s) to end, and for Brown to serve whatever suspension may be imposed on him.

155 responses to “Antonio Brown “hopes to play for another team soon”

  1. So ALL this happened while AB was a Steeler, but Pats fault? None of this was news until AFTER Pats signed him, but Pats fault? He then sends those texts and Pats immediately cut him, but Pats fault??? You all have PDS, Patriots Derangement Syndrome.

  2. What team will sign him.He honestly destroyed his NFL career and I would go as far and say ruined his chance to get a Gold Jacket. I’m shocked his agent didn’t him.

  3. tb12kingofthe7kingdoms says:
    September 20, 2019 at 5:12 pm
    So ALL this happened while AB was a Steeler, but Pats fault? None of this was news until AFTER Pats signed him, but Pats fault? He then sends those texts and Pats immediately cut him, but Pats fault??? You all have PDS, Patriots Derangement Syndrome.

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    The texts AB sent yesterday didn’t happen while he was a Steeler.

    But who said it was the Pats’ fault? Nobody I could see. He was only there for 1.5 weeks.

    Are you saying it’s the Steelers’ fault?

    How about we blame AB himself for his own troubles?

  4. They won’t likely give him a visa into Canada unless he clears himself of the rape allegations even though they’re civil.

    That leaves playing for XFL money. We see if he really loves the game or not.

  5. There is no point to signing him. A suspension is looming for this guy in the future. If a team signs him now, he could get suspended a few weeks from now. The Patriots had to have known something that the media did not. They put up with so much from Randy Moss.

  6. AB is more likely to next play in a prison yard than in a NFL Stadium. His career is done — and it couldn’t happen to a nicer guy. Sincerely, all the laborers stiffed of their wages.

  7. muzzy27 says:
    September 20, 2019 at 5:08 pm
    I could see the classless Browns organization (Kareem Hunt) or the classless Chiefs organization (Tyreek Hill) try and sign this criminal.
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    Yeah, how could the Chiefs keep a guy that was investigated by both the police and NFL, with both finding NO REASON to press charges or suspend him.

    So Hill was accused, the accusation was found to have no validity. So I am not sure why ANYONE would cut him.

  8. Rosenhaus isn’t interested in Antonio Brown’s welfare, just so long as he’s collecting those fat commission checks each time Brown puts pen to paper on a contract.

  9. “tb12kingofthe7kingdoms says:
    September 20, 2019 at 5:12 pm
    So ALL this happened while AB was a Steeler, but Pats fault? None of this was news until AFTER Pats signed him, but Pats fault? He then sends those texts and Pats immediately cut him, but Pats fault??? You all have PDS, Patriots Derangement Syndrome.”

    Yes, someone has PDS, but it ain’t us. It’s you.

    Are you so oblivious that you missed the part where the Pats signed him, knowing he was radioactive? It’s not like he suddenly became toxic. His history was well known.

    Maybe it’s time to quit staring at the TB12 poster in your bedroom and face reality.

  10. I’ve been watching the NFL for over 30 years and I’ve never seen anything like this. It’s like he’s condensed all the other “diva” receivers career problems into a 4 week period.

  11. its time for people to realize that Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy is no laughing matter. He will only get worse from here on out.

  12. tb12kingofthe7kingdoms says:
    September 20, 2019 at 5:12 pm
    So ALL this happened while AB was a Steeler, but Pats fault? None of this was news until AFTER Pats signed him, but Pats fault? He then sends those texts and Pats immediately cut him, but Pats fault??? You all have PDS, Patriots Derangement Syndrome.
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    I guess the Pats also missed out on what happened with Brown and the Raiders. You know, it was headline news:

    – cold feet injury
    – helmet tantrum
    -missed practices and meetings
    – threatening the general manager

    Don’t get “hung” up because the Brown to the Pats story didn’t have a “happy ending.”

  13. I’m sure the back door message to all the team owners is STAY AWAY FROM HIM!! He is single-handley harming the NFL shield…..and harming YOUR revenue stream. He’s done in the NFL. Now the XFL is a TOTALLY different subject…..

  14. I look forward to the hypocrisy when the next team signs him.

    He will be playing for the chiefs on Sunday.

  15. The Patriots took action before the NFL.

    The Steelers and Raiders tried to keep him but couldn’t. AB wanted to be a Patriot, they gave him an opportunity and released him in 11 days. Posts that say the Pats are “stained” forever for giving Brown the opportunity are foolish.

    Unlike the Steelers and Raiders no one connected to the Pats will trash AB. Nor is AB likely to trash the Patriots.

  16. Yeah, so I was thinking no way any team signs him until there’s some clarity about any suspension or exempt list, ya know?

    But I forgot all about Washington.

    Seriously though, if you’re willing to take the PR hit and pay the freight for any suspension, exemption, and can get the right deal, he could be an asset next year.

    Or not.

    Dude’s got issues, ain’t no doubt.

  17. The Raiders say even Steven, not so funny anymore for the moment isn’t it Antonio?

    like Kaepernick no one should touch him with a ten-foot pole, unfortunately a franchise looking for trouble will!

  18. “..I could see the classless Browns organization (Kareem Hunt) or the classless Chiefs organization (Tyreek Hill) try and sign this criminal…”

    Maybe, but the classless Patriots organization did it first.

  19. dirtdawg53, If you dont think all 32 teams have toxic or radioactive personalities, you dont know how the NFL or the world works. If you can ball and get the job done, there will always be someone willing to pay you. I just tucked you in, now night-night time for you

  20. muzzy27 says:
    September 20, 2019 at 5:08 pm
    I could see the classless Browns organization (Kareem Hunt) or the classless Chiefs organization (Tyreek Hill) try and sign this criminal.

    The Chiefs cut Kareem Hunt as soon as the video surfaced of him kicking a woman. IMO that was with the NFL’s influence for PR purposes. But the NFL looked the other way when the Browns signed him. Hmmm. SO when the Tyreek Hill situation arose, this time the Chiefs waited for the NFL to make a decision. After investigation, this time they determined that Hill’s situation didn’t require punishment. Don’t blame the Chiefs – blame the lack of a coherent NFL policy for not suspending players in limbo until they decide on punishment. Even Brown can now resign with ANOTHER team.

  21. Lest we forget, the 2nd accuser might now need to get a restraining order. While AB was on the football field, his location was always accounted-for, but now it’s unaccounted-for. Which must be very disconcerting to the woman who received that text from him that can only be described as threatening.

  22. Yo dude is more nuclear than kap his career is history, now his focus should be on therapy and his future endeavors

  23. Sad thing is despite the snarky digs about who is on line one (there is no line one) it’s 100% true. Teams will pick up trash if they think it will help. That is sad. But it is real. Patriots just did it.

  24. Not much talk about Brown’s shouting match with Brady at yesterday’s practice I see. I wonder how many other receivers who just joined the team a week prior have had shout offs with Tom Brady about where they are suppose to be on the field?

  25. You can probably thank the reporters for this. They kept asking Bill about AB so much, he left the interview earlier. After saying he wouldn’t talk, every question was about AB. Bill likely went straight to Kraft and said it was too much of a distraction for him to continue with AB. He had to take control of the team.

  26. He will be picked up by another team. The main goal of the press & TV was to get him off the Patriots. What the reporting on him die down once he is picked up

  27. Shame on his agent for his language as if Brown is this picked on character, that is what all this money causes, agents to look as bad as some of their players. Why would any team even entertain a call from Rosenhaus, for Brown. We all know where Brown really deserves to be

  28. Rosenhaus is a complete snake with few principles other than ‘ show me the money’. How does he convince any team to give AB another chance when every team knows he didn’t bother to notify either the Raiders or the Pats about the impending lawsuit against AB.

  29. gjv001 says:
    September 20, 2019 at 5:57 pm
    AB and OBJ lining up together in Cleveland.
    ………….
    Has there ever been a mid-game slap fight between teammates?

  30. Look, you couldn’t make it on the team you dreamed to take you so what makes you think anyone else dares? What an imagination. Agent is doing his job advocating for his client but how long can you survive an NFL season while being irrelevant? Brought in on yourself dude and there’s no way back unless you start being contrite and walk that I’m sorry walk.

  31. As a Redskins fan, I only hate them slightly less than Florio does. But there is no chance of that happening

  32. muzzy27 says:
    September 20, 2019 at 5:08 pm
    I could see the classless Browns organization (Kareem Hunt) or the classless Chiefs organization (Tyreek Hill) try and sign this criminal.
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    The patsie fanbase must be bi polar. They have a player (Patrick Chung) who is being charged with cocaine trafficking after the police found 2 kilos of coke in his house that is still starting for them, then they sign AB and act like they had no idea he was a dirtbag, but hey he got us a win over the Dolphins. Yet they they were the ones crying the loudest about how AB was innocent until proven guilty but on the other hand they already had Tyrek Hill convicted and kicked out of the league for something that the police finally admitted was an accident. What a shameless, cheating, low life excuse of a team.

  33. Only owner left thats greasy enough to sign Brown now is good old Jerry. Im sure AB and Zeke would hit it off right away given their mutual respect for women.

    Yo yo AB, its Jerrah on line one.

  34. This kid said classless Chiefs organization, um they released hunt after the video, and Tyreek Hill was found innocent on all accusations, that even includes the one with his girlfriend years ago, they stated that he plead guilty because he didn’t have the money to pay for a lawyer and go to court. a judge even said a lot of young men do that, because they just don’t have the money to pay for lawyer fees and court fees. Get a clue ppl.

  35. Ask Ray Rice how that worked out for him? AB better take himself out of the toaster because he’s done.

  36. Wal Mart is always hiring. He can be a part of that team. Oh wait, he wouldn’t pass the background check.

  37. Best part of the comments, Pats fan taking shots at the Chiefs. There is no connect to the Chiefs in the article, but for some reason the first team that comes to mind for the Pats fans to go after is the Chiefs. Anyone else smell fear in thier attacks. Lol

    Hope Chung does not get convicted and imprisoned on Drug Trafficking charges before December 8th. The Pats will need all the help they can get. Lol

  38. I think he needs an intervention. He probably needs a psychotropic medication at the least and a good support system around him if he is ever to get out of this spiral.

    I know nothing of his upbringing and past, but it is clear that he has major problems with impulse control. The one small thing I heard about his behavior was that it began to unravel in the last two years.

    I didn’t want him on the Patriots, and I am relieved he is gone.

    If he is salvageable as a decent human, I hope he gets the help he needs soon.

  39. After no team wants Brown, I expect a press release from Brown (written by his agent) to say something like this….

    “Upon deep reflection and consumate prayer, I have recognized and decided that I need to take some time away from the game that I love, to focus my attention upon healing my family and myself. Football will unfortunately have to become a secondary concern, as I will now concentrate my efforts and attention upon becoming a better man; a husband and a father. I will approach this monumental task just as I have approached the game of football; from being an 8th round draft pick to becoming one of the best wide receivers in league history. I want to thank the many for their overwhelming support, during this most difficult time.”

    Get ready for the statement release……..

  40. derp363 says:
    September 20, 2019 at 7:18 pm
    he’s getting suspended. the time for “who will take a shot on AB” will come when his suspension is up.
    ________________________________

    You can’t serve a suspension without being on a team. If he gets suspended without a team the clock wont start until he is signed.

    This is why I take most PFT comments with a grain of salt. Few people here know what they are talking about.

  41. This whole thing was designed to keep him away from the Patriots. No one would have come forward had he still been with the Steelers or Raiders. Almost immediately after joining the Patriots, there’s a civil suit, criminal probes, and thousands of finger wagging NFL fans who suddenly discovered a compassion with sexual assault victims demanding the Patriots release him.

  42. I can’t see another team signing him with all the legal issues going on,and maybe a suspension. The best thing would be for no team to show interest. He will either take stock of his behavior and get help, or continue on his path to self-destruction. It will probably be the second choice. He loves playing the victim and he has to have the last word,consequences be damned. Why else would he be so foolish as to text this girl? It got him canned.

  43. sigbouncer says:

    Not much talk about Brown’s shouting match with Brady at yesterday’s practice I see. I wonder how many other receivers who just joined the team a week prior have had shout offs with Tom Brady about where they are suppose to be on the field?
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    Where did you come up with THAT????

    Not a word anywhere on a disagreement or argument in practice yesterday.

    Please tell us what you know about this. I think you’re full of hooey

  44. When he signed with the Pats, I said that they should take away his phone or he’d be gone from there soon enough. I had no idea it would be so soon. He is clearly ill.

  45. Now that the Raiders and Patriots have cut ties with him, next on the list should be Drew Rosenhaus, and his lawyer. AB has bipolar issues.

  46. Nope. Unfortunately, he probably will find another team. But not until the civil suits are decided and the NFL decide what to do. Not holding my breath on the NFL taking affirmative action though…

  47. I would not be surprised if the Redskins sign him to a huge contract. They have shown in the past they are willing to pay a player handsomely to sit out while under league discipline.

  48. Rosenbaus is starting to look like a true scam artist here. Say all anybody wants about AB’s behavior (and there was plenty before the Pats signed him), but AB wasn’t a potential rapist until after the signing. Rosenbaus was an accomplice in concealing that information. Now he is trying to bait another team? Looks more like he already spent that big commission check from the Raiders contract, and now he is trying to recover.

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