NFL reviewing October 15 Antonio Brown incident

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An October incident that allegedly saw Buccaneers wide receiver Antonio Brown destroy a surveillance camera and throw a bicycle at a security booth at his gated community in Hollywood will be reviewed by the NFL.

A police report of the incident showed that officers believed Brown could be charged with misdemeanor criminal mischief, but that the president of the homeowner’s association decline to press charges because they feared retaliation. The NFL is now taking a look at what happened.

“The league reviews any such incident of this kind,” NFL vice president of communications Brian McCarthy said, via Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times.

Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports that the league was unaware of the incident before reinstating Brown from his eight-game suspension. He also notes that the league is monitoring the civil suit accusing Brown of rape that is set to move forward in January.

58 responses to “NFL reviewing October 15 Antonio Brown incident

  1. Oh look, another pretend measure.
    I learned my lesson in 2018 with taking the NFL seriously in any way, shape, or form. They are in the business of entertainment. That people have can claim plausible deniability is merely a testament to their success in marketing.

  2. Nothing to see here, #Tommy wants him and the Bucs already said he’s exceeding their expectations. Whatever that means.

  3. Serious question; what is mentally wrong with this guy? Were there problems all along in Pittsburg, but they just brushed under the rug to cover up? He has been given second chance after second chance and continues to blow it. Is there something deeply wrong with him or is he just a bad guy?

  4. wait so hes been charged with assault and rape and among MANY other things and they let him play and now they are going to “look into” this?

  5. I’m sure the NFL will do nothing.

    And then TMZ will get the surveillance footage, forcing King Roger to backpedal.

  6. “but that the president of the homeowner’s association decline to press charges because they feared retaliation.”
    —————–

    ABSOLUTELY FALSE. The original report specifically said no charges were pressed because it was a minor incident and the Brown offered to pay for all damages.

  7. If Brown is like this now, how big of a jerk will he be when he is out of football – when their is no incentive for him to behave like a reasonable human being? When the NFL will not be enabling him like it is now.

  8. What is there to “review”? Did this happen or not?

    My prediction is Goodell does nothing which is why they tried to sneak Brown on there probably thinking they could hide it like Ray Rice or Kareem Hunt.

    You have to ask what does he and the owners really want? In this case, they wanted Brown off NE last year and may try to cover this up to help Glazer and the TB market to get them into a sb vs Mahomes.

    Because that is what this will be. A cover up.

  9. This guy is never going to change. Perhaps the judge should give him some time behind bars to think about things. After all, that seemed to do wonders for Ochocinco. After a week in the slammer the light bulb came on.

  10. This guy is a pro football player. We’ve come to the point where we tolerate a huge amount of crazy. Why pick on Antonio Brown.

  11. kenmasters34 says:
    November 17, 2020 at 2:32 pm
    Why do they keep giving AB chances?

    Cause he can catch an run with a ball,,which in the eye’s of the NFL is everything

  12. Get this guy out of The NFL before he hurts or kills an innocent person in the REAL WORLD–nfl is just feeding this guys ego and filling his pockets with cash that someone else deserves..TOMMY calls the shots in the league so I guess brown has that blessing,its clear to the real person of everyday life would not be giving these chances so please stop embarrassing us and suspend this IDIOT for life.

  13. I don’t know that I’d have AB staying at my house, with my wife and kids, given his obvious anger and impulse control problems. Seems like a possible powder keg, to me.

    But maybe his relationship with TB is strong enough to keep him from going postal when one of Tom’s kids eats the last piece of pizza in the fridge.

  14. AB’s actions are NOT because of the hit he took from Burfict! He had a rap sheet a mile long BEFORE entering the NFL draft which explains why he wasn’t drafted until the 6th round. Google this if you think I am making it up. I’m tired of people justifing his actions because of a violent hit he took on the football field. The dude is a pampered athlete that doesn’t know how to control his emotions. Let’s call it for what it really is.

  15. I don’t think Goddell will give him a pass over the fact he threw his bike on the arm of the female security guard. AB would have had a chance if only the camera destruction did occur (including payment for the damage). But in the actual state of the events, the camera portion now, only adds to the unacceptable behavior in regard to the throwing of the bike, on a person.

  16. I really hope that he gets cut,and that Brady would stop trying to help him. It’s obvious that Brown has not changed,and never will. Why does he continue to get chance after chance? Great,so he’s done everything the team has asked of him. Obviously he doesn’t do what the courts have asked of him. I loved Brady in NE,but this AB stuff is just ridiculous. He just enables him in the name of another ring. Brown has predictably become a distraction in Tampa. They should cut him loose.

  17. kenmasters34 says:
    November 17, 2020 at 2:32 pm
    Why do they keep giving AB chances?

    **************************************************************************

    Because Brady thought he could get AB to quit being a maniac, and Arians was onboard because the Bucs are blatantly going after whoever is available this year to try to buy a SB. It’s the hope of “If this guy just chills, imagine how it could be.”

    If all of that were true and if AB could even resemble the WR he was before, it’d be worth it. Problem is, getting AB to not be a maniac is a tall-ass order (to say the least), so it was only a matter of time before the chips fell.

  18. Oh who among us has never destroyed a security camera and thrown a bicycle out of anger?

    The first incident of this I remember is the furniture out the window thing. I don’t know if that was before or after Vontaze Burfict tried to decapitate him. It’s hard to say if this is Diva behavior or a sad early sign of CTE.

  19. djko says:
    November 17, 2020 at 1:56 pm
    “but that the president of the homeowner’s association decline to press charges because they feared retaliation.”
    —————–

    ABSOLUTELY FALSE. The original report specifically said no charges were pressed because it was a minor incident and the Brown offered to pay for all damages
    ————————————————————————————-
    Perhaps you should do a search for the original statement that was made to the police. Use any website of your choosing. I’ll help you though, as that may go over your head as well.

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/bucswire.usatoday.com/2020/11/16/antonio-brown-nfl-bucs-news-hoa-dispute-miami-herald/amp/

  20. If the reports were true that he punched the Raiders GM, he should never be allowed to play again. No business would put up with that. Now he has the rape thing going and has had so many other problems, I can’t believe the league allows it to happen. It’s racist, it’s misogynistic, it’s anti-human rights to allow this guy in the league.

  21. Each time this man’s infractions are written about, all I can think about are roster cuts that took/take place. All the talent and good character being sent home — all to make room for those like Antonio Brown.

  22. They will do nothing because they like having him back. They even had him mic’d up this past weekend!

  23. Don’t we all wish we could get the benefit of doubt and lack of accountability as this guy has been given. You could write a book on his actions unbecoming an adult

  24. Meanwhile a guy who actually deserves a “second chance” even though he did nothing wrong, and in fact did the right thing, cannot get a job in the NFL. The league is full of scum from top to the very bottom.
    #I’m With Kap

  25. Only thing surprising about this is he apparently has his own place. I thought he was staying with Brady around this same time?

  26. I give him another two weeks and he’s gone. Something else will surely come up once he finally has a big game.

  27. never been a fan of reality TV, but I could get interested in watching a 24 hour condensed episode of a train wreck named Brown

  28. One doesn’t go to a psychotherapist for one or two weeks or even a month to “get their head back together”. It takes years of therapy. This guy needs to help himself before a real tragedy unfolds.

  29. I don’t know what’s come over Brady,but bringing this distraction to Tampa Bay will not help them win a title. Brady’s greed for a Super Bowl might be their undoing.

  30. usfl4ever says:
    November 17, 2020 at 4:33 pm
    Meanwhile a guy who actually deserves a “second chance” even though he did nothing wrong, and in fact did the right thing, cannot get a job in the NFL. The league is full of scum from top to the very bottom.
    #I’m With Kap

    ——————

    Okay. Fair. But here’s the realest take you’ll ever get on here. You ready?

    If Colin Kaepernick wanted to be on an NFL team right now, he’d be on an NFL team right now. He simply made a business decision that being the martyr who was blackballed from the league is worth more than being a washed up athlete who fizzled out. That is all. I’m not even knocking his hustle. Just keeping it real

  31. This JA needs to hire a 24/7 babysitter to keep him out of trouble. Maybe he doesn’t understand that many, many millions of dollars is more than the $200k per year he could pay someone to keep him in the league.

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