- Wide receiver Antonio Brown has been out of the league ever since the New England Patriots cut him after Week Two.
- Brown remains a constant source of trashy entertainment on social media.
- His addiction to Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube may be the real reason he’ll never play another NFL down.
If you listen to and believe the rumor mill, an end may be in sight for the Antonio Brown saga.
Wait, NFL Teams Actually Want to Sign Antonio Brown?
Brown has remained a free agent since the New England Patriots cut him after Week Two. The perceived holdup has been the NFL’s investigation into the sexual allegations made against Brown. It took a while, but the league did finally meet with Brown.
Roger Goodell has said the investigation is still ongoing. At this point in the season, it is likely safe to say it is not going to be done anytime soon — or at least quick enough to matter.
But *** Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report can be believed, they are close enough to an end for the length of a possible suspension to be batted around. According to his sources,the suspension could befor anywhere from six weeks to the whole season.
Great! It’s about time. Surely it’s safe to grab him in fantasy football “keeper” leagues (and stash him until his suspension ends), right? Not exactly.
From what Freeman is hearing, it isn’t the suspension – or even the sexual assault allegations – that will hold him back.
It’s His Social Media Addiction
Antonio Brown was one of the best wide receivers in the game (maybe the best) with the Steelers. He could catch anything, feared nothing, was hard to tackle, and wasalways
a moment away from doing something amazing whenever he stepped on the field.
As a football player, he is the kind of guy you want to have on your team. When a clutch play is needed, he can be counted on to come through. So,when rumors float aroundabout or so teams having interest in signing Brown , those rumors are believable.
But from what Freeman is hearing, no one is going to want to sign him if he can’t (stay off social media: