Posted: 3/26/2020 11:35 pm UTC
Free-agent WR Antonio Brown (Patriots) won't be signing with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to head coach Bruce Arians Thursday, March 26. 'There's no room and probably not enough money,' Arians said. 'It's just not going to happen here. It's not a fit here.'
Posted: 3/19/2020 7:33 pm UTC
Free-agent WR Antonio Brown (Patriots) likely will not be an option for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers even though he has a good relationship with QB Tom Brady. Head coach Bruce Arians coached Brown when they were both with the Pittsburgh Steelers and do not appear to have a good relationship.
Huddle Up: Brown has not played since the early part of the 2019 season and may be facing a suspension if he signs with a team. Fantasy players can monitor his situation during the offseason but should not count on him next season.
Posted: 3/18/2020 1:50 pm UTC
Free-agent WR Antonio Brown (Patriots) could be an option for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to sources. Rival suitors for free-agent QB Tom Brady were under the impression he wanted Brown to come with him.
Huddle Up: The NFL is still reviewing AB's status, and he could have to serve a suspension for possible violations of the personal conduct policy. Brown still has WR2 clout in fantasy, but the cloud of uncertainty should push him to an upside WR3 pick.
Posted: 2/20/2020 9:26 pm UTC
Free-agent WR Antonio Brown (Patriots) is scheduled to have his grievance against the Oakland Raiders heard by an arbitrator in May, according to a source.
Posted: 2/17/2020 7:04 pm UTC
Free-agent WR Antonio Brown (Patriots) is not an option for the Pittsburgh Steelers, according to head coach Mike Tomlin.
Huddle Up: Brown is expected to meet with teams at the NFL Scouting Combine, but his playing status is still in question. He likely will serve a suspension once he signs with a team and would be a risky fantasy option.
Posted: 2/15/2020 9:15 pm UTC
Free-agent WR Antonio Brown (Patriots) said Saturday, Feb. 15, he's 'excited and looking forward to' meeting with NFL teams at the 2020 Scouting Combine. 'I'm (going to) be out there ready to get things back on the right page,' Brown told TMZ.com.
Huddle Up: Brown remains a longshot to be on an NFL roster for Week 1 of the 2020 season. It's obviously a situation worth monitoring, but this information does little to resurrect his fantasy value.
Posted: 2/01/2020 7:06 pm UTC
Free-agent WR Antonio Brown (Patriots) on Friday, Jan. 31, told ESPN in an interviews that he is remorseful about his recent behavior and actions. 'I think I owe the whole NFL an apology and my past behavior,' Brown said. 'I think I could have done a lot of things better.'
Huddle Up: Brown, who turns 32 in July, is still in his prime but it's become clear he's going to need to stay out of the negative headlines for an extended period this offseason to have a shot at resuming his career next season, and even then he'll likely have to get the OK from the league.
Posted: 1/28/2020 9:49 pm UTC
Free-agent WR Antonio Brown (Patriots) said he is optimistic about playing in the NFL again.
Huddle Up: Brown is dealing with multiple off-field issues and likely will receive a suspension from the NFL at some point. Fantasy players can monitor the situation during the offseason, but Brown would be a risky fantasy option if he signs with a team.
Posted: 1/24/2020 12:54 am UTC
Free-agent WR Antonio Brown (Patriots) is expected to turn himself in to police but hadn't done so as of the afternoon of Thursday, Jan. 23, according to a public information officer for the Hollywood Police Department in Florida. 'I believe they've given him ample opportunity to turn himself in,'' Christian Lata told USA TODAY Sports. An arrest warrant was issued against Brown following an incident with a moving truck driver Tuesday, Jan. 21. 'I'm sure it's going to be within today or tomorrow, but I'm not sure exactly when,'' Lata said late Thursday afternoon. 'I would assume it would be sooner than later.''
Huddle Up: There's less and less reason to hold out hope of Brown finding his way onto an NFL roster and becoming fantasy relevant in 2020. Dynasty owners should be looking to move on.
Posted: 1/23/2020 2:57 am UTC
Free-agent WR Antonio Brown (Patriots) had an arrest warrant on a felony charge of burglary and battery issued against him Wednesday, Jan. 22, by Hollywood, Fla. police. A moving truck driver claimed he was assaulted by Brown and his trainer. Brown also was charged with one count of burglary of an occupied conveyance and one count of criminal mischief.
Huddle Up: Dynasty owners should be preparing to move on from Brown before finalizing their rosters ahead of 2020 drafts.