UPDATE: Antonio Brown was solely unemployed for a couple of hours. The extensive receiver has signed a one-year take care of the New England Patriots, based on his agent, Drew Rosenhaus, who spoke to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Brown reportedly will get a deal value as much as $15 million, Rosenhaus stated, with a $9 million signing bonus, $10 million assured, and $5 million in incentives.
He now performs with the all-time biggest quarterback, Tom Brady, and helps Invoice Belichick pursue yet one more Tremendous Bowl title.
EARLIER: Controversial Oakland Raiders extensive receiver Antonio Brown posted a rambling YouTube video of a personal dialog he had with Raiders coach Jon Gruden on Friday, then demanded the workforce launch him in an Instagram put up on Saturday.
He obtained his want, because the Raiders at the moment launched him, costing him greater than $29 million in assured cash.
Within the video, Gruden referred to as Brown “misunderstood,” and virtually begged Brown to simply play soccer.
The Raiders, who have been featured on HBO’s Laborious Knocks this yr, have been combating Brown all throughout the pre-season. First, he was injured in a weird cryo-therapy accident together with his ft. Then he missed a while over a problem relating to his helmet.
The final straw was when he attacked basic supervisor Mike Mayock, allegedly calling him a “cracker” after Mayock gave him a proper letter telling him of fines for lacking follow.
Brown was obtained by Oakland after a rocky break-up with the Pittsburgh Steelers, the place he butted heads with teammates and significantly quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. He was given a file contract for a large receiver by the Raiders, however that wasn’t apparently sufficient to make him behave.
He’s now an unrestricted free agent and might signal with any workforce, though he can’t play a recreation till Week 2. However after two team-tearing controversies in a row, the 31-year-old Professional Bowler could have worn out his NFL welcome.