FILE PHOTO: Former Pittsburgh Steelers vast receiver Antonio Brown previous to kickoff towards the New Orleans Saints on the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, Dec 23, 2018. Necessary Credit score: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports activities
Antonio Brown is eligible to play Sunday when the New England Patriots discuss with the Miami Dolphins.
Brown, the topic of a civil go well with by means of his former instructor alleging rape and sexual attack, was once into account for the Commissioner’s Exempt Record, in keeping with USA These days. However commissioner Roger Goodell is not going to enact his authority within the topic right now.
USA These days reported Goodell is booking the fitting to put Brown at the exempt record must legal fees be introduced towards Brown.
Whether or not Brown can be lively and at the box for the Patriots at Miami after 3 days of apply is as much as Patriots head trainer Invoice Belichick. More than one reviews point out the Patriots weren’t conscious about the civil go well with Saturday once they agreed to a one-year maintain Brown hours after he was once launched by means of the Oakland Raiders.
Brown, 31, inked a reported one-year, $15 million deal that features a $nine million signing bonus and a $20 million workforce choice for 2020.
After bailing at the Pittsburgh Steelers within the 2018 regular-season finale and sitting out Week 1 this yr, Brown may pay for the primary time since Dec. 23 if he faces the Dolphins.
Belichick downplayed Brown’s previous, responding to a query about Brown being a disruption with a reputation from the previous that labored out lovely smartly.
“That’s the similar factor you (the media) mentioned about Randy Moss once we introduced him in,” Belichick mentioned Tuesday.
—Box Degree Media