Phrase on Thursday was once that the Patriots haven’t heard the rest from the NFL that may stay them from taking part in Antonio Brown in opposition to the Dolphins on Sunday and it doesn’t seem like that’s going to modify.
Adam Schefter of ESPN stories that the NFL will not place Brown at the Commissioner-Exempt record sooner than this weekend’s sport. There was once a file previous this week that the NFL would significantly believe doing so after a lawsuit was once filed accusing Brown of rape and sexual attack.
Britney Taylor filed that lawsuit and is about to be interviewed by means of the league subsequent week as a part of its investigation into her claims in opposition to Brown. Whilst the foundations governing the exempt record are wide sufficient for the league to behave now, ready till the interview lets in the league to weigh the credibility of each the accusation and Brown’s denial of all fees.
The league may additionally paintings to influence the Patriots to not play Brown this week with out creating a transfer involving the exempt record, even if, as discussed on the best of this put up, there’s been no signal of that going down so far.