Antonio Brown demands to know status from NFL on instagram

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Apparently no longer wanting to be retired again, free agent wide receiver Antonio Brown has demanded that the NFL inform of his status with the league via his instagram account.

@nfl I have complied with each and every ask of your investigations throughout the past 11 months,” Brown wrote as the caption to a video of Commissioner Roger Goodell speaking about Brown at the Super Bowl. “You have had access to all of my phones, you know what the deal is in each and every situation that the media has distorted. I have been seeing the therapist you asked me to, I have worked on all aspects of my life this past year and have become a better man because of it. The fact that you refuse to provide a deadline and the reason for the fact you won’t resolve your investigations is completely unacceptable. I demand you provide me clarity on this situation immediately if you really care about my well being.

“My legal team continues to ask and you provide no answers. How is it that the league can just drag it’s feet on any investigation it chooses on players and we just have to sit there in limbo? Need an update so I can talk to these teams properly, they’re waiting on you @nfl let’s get this thing moving! We’ve got history to make!! #Himmothy”

Brown contemplated via his Twitter account on Monday whether it was time for him to walk away from the game given the fact he remains unsigned and still under investigation by the NFL for numerous possible Personal Conduct Policy violations. It’s the third time over the last year that Brown has announced an intention to retire before reversing course.

Prior to his instagram post on Wednesday night, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Geno Smith posted a video to his Twitter account of Brown working out with him on a dimly lit field.

Brown went unsigned for the remainder of the 2019 season after he was released by the New England Patriots after just one game. He had been sent packing by the Oakland Raiders after a series of disruptive events with the team in the lead up to, and during, training camp last August.

It’s notable that Brown says he has seen a therapist as requested by the league following the spiral of events that left him unemployed and in legal trouble last year. If Brown believes he’ll have opportunities to play this season with his status more defined by the league, it’s understandable why he would be frustrated over the lack of resolution.

43 responses to “Antonio Brown demands to know status from NFL on instagram

  1. Someone can not stand it when he is not the center of attention. All this back & forth screams… your still have a lot of work to do on yourself. Focus Antonio, focus.

  2. Retired a day. Demanding clearance the next. Yeah. I hope a team signs him. Being a steeler fan I hope its clevaland Baltimore cindy new England or Kansas city

  3. My god! Just go away already. This guy’s like a bad penny. Can’t get rid of him

  4. Here’s a thought Mr. Brown; shut up, don’t “retire” multiple times, and maybe they’ll actually do something with your case. No use investigating if you’re not coming back.

    Also, wow. I figured it would be weeks, up to 6 months before he cried about coming back after the recent payday he got. Did he even make it 2 whole days?

  5. Clarity!?….

    Dear Mr. Brown,
    After careful consideration the NFL concludes you are still a colossal idiot. Please go away.

    Roger G.

  6. At this point, is it really ethical to give someone who already has advanced CTE another football job?

  7. I respect Brown as a player. He is undeniably talented and put up stellar numbers throughout his career.

    That said, the NFL currently has much bigger fish to fry than reinstating a headcase that burns every bridge that he crosses.

  8. Well that didn’t take long. The NFL doesn’t owe him anything. AB is not under contract with any team.

  9. Wow! His retirement lasted a whole three days this time. Give him another week and he’ll retire again for maybe a whole week.

  10. you know what the deal is in each and every situation that the media has distorted
    Yeah he sounds likes he’s come a long way…

  11. Maybe he should be more con concerned with getting his multiple legal issues cleared up and settled before he demands the NFL do anything. What I think he fails to realize is that the NFL and the world will continue to go on without AB. They don’t need him to be on a team for the the NFL to succeed.

  12. Did he think his threat to retire was going to get the league to move faster?

  13. First of all, he said he was done with the NFL on more than one occasion. Secondly, why does the NFL owe him anything? He’s unsigned therefore he’s not an employee. He made this mess and now he has to live with it…..probably the first time he’s ever had to suffer consequences for his actions. Too bad.

  14. The guy is an obvious pita, but the NFL should at least give him a status report. Is the league waiting for a team to stick its neck out and sign the guy before saying something.

  15. Ohhhh I never thought about it… I’m gonna complain to my boss via video on YouTube and everything will get better?

  16. It’s SO obvious the differences between his posts — the ones he writes and the ones that are written for him. Totally different languages…

  17. 1. Is this the shortest retirement in history?

    2. Also, there is no way that AB wrote that post LOL.

  18. Don’t you love he demands, we all demand the NFL get of their backsides and get rid of these type X players

  19. Unfortunately the only person who can fix Antonio is Antonio. It is clear something is off with him mentally. Too many shots to the head have scrambled his brain. He needs to go away and enjoy life post-NFL

  20. Not a fan of AB, but he has a point. The NFL needs to have some set processes and standards when it comes to player investigations…his status should have been clarified a long time ago.

  21. Staying in the huddle, and running routes in life has to come first AB. You have sidelined yourself on both counts…life and football. Look in the mirror, and see that more clearly.

  22. outlawdanman says:
    “Well that didn’t take long. The NFL doesn’t owe him anything. AB is not under contract with any team.”

    Nor should he be.

  23. Antonio doesn’t get to demand – he gets to GO AWAY. Being ignored is his worst nightmare, and he’s earned it. Living the (bad) dream..

  24. Antonio Brown rocks on the NFL football field and is one of the leagues best receivers. However Antonio Brown is also an emotional time bomb waiting to explode off the field. I for one am glad he’s seeing a therapist to help him personally and to get him back playing in the NFL. Therapy is great for drug addicts and Alcoholics, allowing them another chance. Let’s give this emotionally troubled great receiver another chance in the NFL!

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