Raiders WR Antonio Brown is threatening to walk away from football unless he can wear his preferred helmet, per ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Yeah, seriously. Brown claims the new helmet makes it harder to catch the ball. He tried to convince league officials to let him wear his old helmet during a 2-hour conference call on Friday. According to Schefter, “a decision could come as early as next week.” It’s a jaw-dropping turn of events, especially with Brown still dealing with a foot ailment. Draft AB at your own risk.
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport confirms that Patriots WR Antonio Brown is expected to play against the Dolphins today and adds that he's "a real part of the game plan and, football-wise, is ready to contribute." Brown has practiced just 3 times with his new team, so don't be surprised if he's only in on certain packages today. But he doesn't need much volume to do damage against Miami. We have Brown ranked as a high-end WR3 for Week 2.
Patriots WR Antonio Brown traveled with the team to Miami and is expected to play against the Dolphins tomorrow, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Brown's role might be limited after joining the team just a week ago, but the matchup gives him plenty of fantasy upside.
Patriots WR Antonio Brown will not be placed on the Commissioner's Exempt List prior to Sunday's game against the Dolphins, according to Dan Patrick. The league is scheduled to meet with Brown's accuser next week, so any move would likely come after that. Brown practiced on Wednesday and Thursday and seems on track to suit up vs. Miami. It's unclear how big a role he'll play after joining the team just last weekend, but Brown obviously boasts upside in a plus matchup.
Patriots HC Bill Belichick said WR Antonio Brown will practice on Wednesday, despite the sexual abuse allegations he's facing. When asked if Brown will play against the Dolphins this weekend, Belichick only said he'll take it "one day at a time.” We'll see if the league steps in before Sunday's game.
The Patriots confirmed that the NFL is investigating the sexual assault accusations against WR Antonio Brown. The league hasn't yet made an official statement on the situation. ESPN's Adam Schefter threw out the possibility of Brown being placed on the commissioner's exempt list, which would essentially suspend Brown while the investigation takes place. We'll continue to update this story as we learn more.
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