Antonio Brown Says He's Done Playing In The NFL, Retweets Story About Threats Made To Sports Writer

Jeff Oravitz
September 22, 2019 - 10:35 am
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In a series tweets Sunday morning, Antonio Brown announced that he is done playing in the NFL, appears to offer up praise for a story about Patriots fans threatening a sports writer and takes shots at Patriots owner Robert Kraft, Ben Roethlisberger and Shannon Sharpe.

He wrote, "Will not be playing in the @NFL  anymore these owners can cancel deals do whatever they want at anytime 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 !"

Related: Several Patriots Players Reportedly Upset Team Released Antonio Brown

Brown was released by the New England Patriots following sexual misconduct claims.

Shortly after his intitial tweet, AB then fired off tweets that reference Patriots owner Robert Kraft, Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and former NFL player Shannon Sharpe.

One tweet stated, "Kraft got caught in the parlor AB speculations fired different strokes different folks clearly" and the other "4 games for Big Ben crazy world I’m done with it," which included a screen shot of a CBS News story from March 2010 about an investigation into sexual assault claims against Reothlisberger.

Regarding Shannon Sharpe, Brown tweeted a screen shot of another 2010 CBS News article that references accusations of sexual assault against Sharpe and wrote, "Shannon Sharp the funny guy on tv still after this".

Then, Brown retweeted The Daily Beast's story about Patriots fans allegedly threatening the Sports Illustrated writer who revealed a second sexual harassment claim. He tweeted, "System working effectively".

Last week Nike severed ties Brown and days prior to that, the allegations against him cost him a recent helmet deal.

Read more Antonio Brown news here.

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