The Antonio Brown saga has been the biggest headline in the NFL so far this season. What is next after Antonio Brown retirement news? This, after the All-Pro wide receiver forced his way out of Pittsburgh and Oakland. Only to be released by the New England Patriots 11 days after they signed him.
Even though he is now unemployed, Brown decided to announce his retirement a few minutes before Sunday’s games began. And with Brown being Antonio Brown retirement, he couldn’t resist taking a few shots at former teammates and coaches. Shots in his social media post, for instance. Many have asked if AB will get a Super Bowl ring if the Patriots win it in 2020. No.
“Will not be playing in the @NFL anymore,” Brown posted on Instagram. “These owners can cancel deals do whatever they want. At any time we will see if the @NFLPA hold them accountable sad they can just void guarantees anytime going on 40m 2 months will see if they pay up!”
To add to the Antonio Brown retirement news, Brown appeared to be referencing the $29.125 million in guaranteed money from the Oakland Raiders. Also, and $9 million signing bonus from the Patriots that, have both been rescinded.
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“Kraft got caught in the parlor AB speculations fired different strokes different folks clearly,” Brown said in a now-deleted tweet.
“4 games for Big Ben crazy world I’m done with it,” Brown said, referencing Roethlisberger’s previous sexual assault allegations.
Even though Brown hasn’t been suspended by the NFL, which is conducting an investigation into the sexual assault claims made against Brown. Will the Antonio Brown retirement last? The league did warn team owners that Brown might be put on the commissioner’s exempt list. This only “If he is signed by a club, such placement may become appropriate at any time depending on the status of the investigation.”
For his part, Brown seems to be serious about not playing in the NFL, at least for this season. On Monday, he posted a picture of a list of four classes with the message: “Back to school @cmuathletics.” ESPN confirmed that Brown enrolled in the four classes on Sept. 16, four days before he was released by the New England Patriots.