Report: Antonio Brown is a suspect in the battery of the driver of a moving truck

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Free-agent receiver Antonio Brown’s gradual self-destruction continues.

According to Cameron Wolfe of ESPN.com, Brown is a suspect in the battery of the driver of a moving truck. Brown’s trainer, Glen Holt, already has been arrested for felony burglary and battery.

Holt, as noted in a December 2019 story from ESPN.com, is a former NFL receiver and assistant coach at St. Thomas Aquinas High School.

Holt and Brown allegedly battered the driver of the truck, according to Wolfe. Police officers tried to contact Brown, unsuccessfully.

It’s the latest problem for Brown, whose NFL has been placed in limbo while the league investigates a civil lawsuit accusing him of sexual assault and rape. Last week, agent Drew Rosenhaus conditionally terminated his relationship with Brown, with the understanding that the termination would be rescinded if Brown gets counseling.

80 responses to “Report: Antonio Brown is a suspect in the battery of the driver of a moving truck

  1. Somebody needs to lock this dude up in the loony bin before he ups and kills someone, if not for his sake then for his eventual victims. Dude is certifiably nuts.

  2. At some point doesn’t AB content stop being sports-related and just fall under “celebrity gossip/crime garbage”?

  3. At a certain point- and I’m being serious here – the media has an obligation to STOP reporting on the every crazy move of an obviously crazy person. When it’s clear mental illness is at the heart of it, it’s just exploitation to report it as if it’s shocking. It’s no longer shocking with this guy. Turn the cameras away, for his sake if not ours.

  4. Stop blaming everything on mental illness, good lord people. Typical society today, looking for something blame instead of having any kind of personal responsibility and accountability. Yeah he has a mental illness alright – he’s a TERRIBLE PERSON how about that? How about living in reality and understanding that not everyone is a beautiful snowflake, not every is kind and/good. No, there are bad people in this world. Antonio brown is one of them

  5. wutangisforthechildren30 says:
    January 21, 2020 at 7:58 pm
    Stop blaming everything on mental illness, good lord people. Typical society today, looking for something blame instead of having any kind of personal responsibility and accountability. Yeah he has a mental illness alright – he’s a TERRIBLE PERSON how about that? How about living in reality and understanding that not everyone is a beautiful snowflake, not every is kind and/good. No, there are bad people in this world. Antonio brown is one of them
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    This is a super-stupid comment. What makes someone a terrible person? Frequently the answer is mental illness. Trying to understand something isn’t excusing it. Mentioning the cause isn’t saying someone shouldn’t be held accountable for their actions. Do you not understand that?

  6. “Holt and Brown allegedly battered the driver of the truck, according to Wolfe. Police officers tried to contact Brown, unsuccessfully.”

    Brown is like some of my cats. They believe if you’re talking to them and they don’t actually look in your direction that they’re invisible to you.

    Brown believes if he doesn’t answer the door or his phone that he is invisible to the cops and they’ll never find him.

  7. “Tomlin created a monster” is like saying “Belicheck” created a monster” in Hernandez. Both had/have psychopathic issues, but to blame coaches is asinine Brown has continued to spiral since his release from the Pats, but he’s an adult, he’s responsible period

  8. Florida should declare Antonio Brown a disaster area and bring in the National Guard to protect the citizens from him.

  9. Lately it seems like something is really bugging AB? He’s normally level headed and just thinks things through……maybe he just needs a “Snickers Bar”

  10. flaccodelic says:
    January 21, 2020 at 7:55 pm
    At a certain point- and I’m being serious here – the media has an obligation to STOP reporting on the every crazy move of an obviously crazy person. When it’s clear mental illness is at the heart of it, it’s just exploitation to report it as if it’s shocking. It’s no longer shocking with this guy. Turn the cameras away, for his sake if not ours.

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    as long as members of the media are paid per click, I wouldn’t expect any sort of moral obligation forthcoming

  11. At some point, these clowns (Kaep, AB, Revis, etc.) are really not noteworthy. They no longer play in the NFL so why cover them? TMZ Wannabee!

  12. heynow16 says:
    January 21, 2020 at 7:44 pm

    Most important is the driver. AB’s tragedy is a terrible shame but not the most important concern in this story.

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    No. Sorry. AB is the football star. That’s what makes this story important. Just a random nobody committing battery on another random nobody doesn’t make headlines. If that truck driver is so important, why isn’t his name even mentioned?

  13. I worked in an athletic dormitory in college and the athletes were constantly getting in trouble and the university and athletic department covered for them. They could do whatever they wanted with no consequences to protect the university’s public image. I’m positive this same thing occurs in the NFL, unfortunately for AB there is no organization to protect him now. You better believe this behavior was occurring throughout his tenure in the NFL. The NFL has no integrity in enforcing discipline if you have talent. Don’t blame the Steelers (I hate the Steelers btw)every team does this, so quit acting so self-righteous like “your” team wouldn’t/doesn’t cover for their stars.

  14. flaccodelic says:
    January 21, 2020 at 8:06 pm
    wutangisforthechildren30 says:
    January 21, 2020 at 7:58 pm
    Stop blaming everything on mental illness, good lord people. Typical society today, looking for something blame instead of having any kind of personal responsibility and accountability. Yeah he has a mental illness alright – he’s a TERRIBLE PERSON how about that? How about living in reality and understanding that not everyone is a beautiful snowflake, not every is kind and/good. No, there are bad people in this world. Antonio brown is one of them
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    This is a super-stupid comment. What makes someone a terrible person? Frequently the answer is mental illness. Trying to understand something isn’t excusing it. Mentioning the cause isn’t saying someone shouldn’t be held accountable for their actions. Do you not understand that?
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    Disagree. When AB PLAYS football, he COMPLETELY understands the rules, and THOSE rules are MUCH more difficult to act within than any regular “walking down the street” public rules. You have all kinds of rules/penalties you can/cant do WHILE involved with heavy contact and conflict. You also are under extreme time pressure; ie: hes basically in a VERY competitive “race” each play, yet he still must wait for the proper signal to even start. He has to line up properly; get in/out of a rushed huddle; go in motion in a timed very specific manner, etc all perfectly under EXTREME pressure, or hes penalized.

    Yet despite all those extreme RULES AB is NOT a highly penalized player; and anyone who can do the above under those extreme conditions can certainly know how to follow the MUCH simpler rules of a calm society. So he KNOWS and is CAPABLE of following those rules. THAT IS NOT THE SAME as some truly mentally deficient people, who would barely be able to get into the stadium locker rooms or even speak with the guard at the door without a conflict (we all know those type of people, and THEY do truly need help.

    This guy is a PURPOSEFUL defiant bully, who needs the snot kicked out of him.

  15. I posted this in the other story, but in case you missed it here you go:

    The world according to A.B
    Today – Cops are just after me man I didn’t do nothin
    Tomorrow – Cops are just trying to do their jobs I’m sorry
    Thursday – I’m suing the cops, Hollywood Florida, The Mayor, My Lawyer, My Mother
    Friday – Letter of apology to all involved
    Saturday – Trashing home in Florida and burning it down while videoing entire event
    Sunday – Claiming phone was stolen and that wasn’t me on Video

  16. This all happened in Hollywood Fl.? WOW that’s only 20 miles from Miami just think if there was some kind of a big event in Miami with lots of media, I bet AB would really enjoy that, well nothing going in Miami that I know of……. oh well

  17. CTE is real and unfortunately it’s on display. All over the board with comments and actions given his skill level says it all (numerous smart people around). It’s sad and would be worse if the NFL let’s him play again.

  18. Mike Tomlin should get some credit, how AB get through 9 years in Pittsburgh. This man is in the news every 2 weeks. The NFL should end it, and Ban him for 3 years.

  19. Literally all this dude had to do was stay in the house and shut up for a few months, and SOMEONE would of given him another chance

    But he’s him, so, oh well

  20. every week a AB story comes out. and every week i gain more respect for Tomlin and wonder how he put up with this guy.

  21. Maybe Actual Demons are Possessing AB? We need to Pray for him…… Someone needs to care for him. He really NEEDS help……

  22. He’s not remorseful, not apologetic and not taking responsibility for his actions. Why should we be sympathetic?

    To think, less than 18 months ago he was being described as a HOF’er and one of the best receivers of a generation.

  23. Edward Halverson says:
    January 21, 2020 at 7:42 pm
    Can we let TMZ take care of this crap?

    Why is NBC degrading their content, over this fool?
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    Got to wonder if players would act crazy and destructive like Brown if they knew the media would not report it? He wants attention right? He wants to stay in everybody’s heads. Acting normal and nice will not work so on to Plan B.

  24. There is a reason that Antonio Brown, with his talent and with his work ethic, was available in the sixth round. He came out of high school and he could never get a tier one ride. Even tier two. Not because his talent and work ethic were crap. But the whole picture was shaky. Lots of academic holes.

    Tomlin managed to get all his potential out on the field. It took a lot. He had to count on the mature members of the team backing him as he gave this manchild the strokes he needed to be productive in Sunday’s. But the workd saw that by the end of the 2018 season Tomlin had enough. He felt he could give no more. He could not keep asking the others to swallow this basket case needs.

    That is tremendous head coach work. He got incredible production out if a guy all the teams in the league passed on five plus times.

  25. I figure A.B is waking up this morning and posting a trash talking lose your mind video to Instagram. He’ll blame everyone and promise vengeance of some kind, and somewhere close to the end of the video Big Bird will get the blame for everything. Just another day in the wacky world of A.B

  26. This is NOT an NFL problem.
    The NFL is not involved in any way whatsoever.
    This is AB’s problem, and AB is a result of media myrmidons and an NFLPA that protected AB from discipline.
    Stop dragging the NFL and Goodell through the mud for something that they had no business in!

  27. tylawspick6 says:
    January 21, 2020 at 7:48 pm
    someone has to corral

    tomlin created a monster

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    NO. Antonio Brown created a monster. Tomlin just didn’t attempt to stop him. Neither did the Patriots.

  28. William says:
    January 21, 2020 at 10:22 pm
    Mike Tomlin should get some credit, how AB get through 9 years in Pittsburgh. This man is in the news every 2 weeks. The NFL should end it, and Ban him for 3 years.
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    And on the same note as my previous comment that it’s his fault, NO-Tomlin should not get any credit. AB didn’t start this way. People like Hines Ward would have choked him out if he had. He also had to compete with Emmanuel Sanders, who the team ditched eventually to keep AB. They CHOSE him, let him devolve, and then moved on. He, like T.O., started as a more humble hard working version then came apart when the fame and adulation got ramped up. Tomlin did zero except tolerate him. It’s not his fault, but he certainly didn’t manage it well or AB would not have been on the sideline in a fur coat for his last game as a Steeler.

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