Antonio Brown says he's done with NFL, starts beef with Kraft and Big Ben
Antonio Brown is still raging and now goes a step further, claiming that he is done playing in the NFL. During Sunday morning he took time to attack both New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, but also quarterback Ben Roethlisberger of Pittsburgh Steelers.
In a series of tweets, Brown first wrote that he wouldn't be playing in NFL anymore because as he says, team owners currently do whatever they want to and they are not held accountable. He also told that teams own him around $40 million, which includes $29.125 million from Oakland Raiders and $9 million signing bonus from Patriots.
Raiders voided paying Brown guaranteed money because they fined him for detrimental conduct before releasing him September 7. On the other hand, Patriots want to keep their money, claiming that Brown didn't disclose the situation that might prevent his continued availability. Brown is currently sued by his former trainer Britney Taylor over multiple allegations of sexual assault, while an artist accused him of the same thing.
Brown asked NFL Player Association to react and help him get the money he is still seeking. ESPN's Chris Mortensen believes that NFLPA will field a grievance against Patriots. Brown attacked both Kraft and Roethlisberger in the now-deleted tweet. He reminded everyone that Kraft was charged with solicitation for an alleged sex act at a massage parlor, while Roethlisberger served a four-game suspension after violating NFL's sexual assault accusation policy.
His words came only a day after his current agent Drew Rosenhaus claimed that his client is still well-regarded and that a few teams are interested in finding a place for him in their roster. As it looks now, no one will sign him before the investigation is done, even if he does decide to stay in the NFL.