The Tampa Bay head coach announced the wide receiver was no longer part of the roster after leaving the club mid-game.
Antonio Brown ceased to be a member of the Tampa bay buccaneers this Sunday, after he left the team in the middle of their Week 17 game against the New York Jets.
“It is no longer a Buc“said the head coach emphatically Bruce arians in his press conference following the 28-24 comeback victory of Tampa bay. “That’s the end of the story. We are going to talk about the guys who stayed until the end to win the game.”
It is a dramatic ending to a turbulent stay in Tampa bay for Brown which included a ring of Super bowl at the end of the 2020 season, but also a suspension for the wide receiver in 2021 for falsifying his vaccination card against COVID-19.
Brown had a previous history with Arians, with the Pittsburgh steelerswhen the coach served as the offensive coordinator for the wide receiver in the 2010 and 2011 seasons.
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The Buccaneers they signed to Brown mid-season last year, after during the previous offseason, Arians mention that Brown I would have no place in the club’s locker room.
“If it fails once, it goes away,” he said. Arians when Brown officially joined the squad. Brown is close to the quarterback Tom brady, with whom he spent time with New england patriots.
However, when the falsification of the vaccination record of Brown, the wide receiver was suspended and welcomed back to the club for being “in the best interest of the team,” according to himself. Arians.
After the victory in the Super Bowl LV, the Bucs they renewed with Brown for one more season. That new agreement came to an abrupt end this afternoon in the MetLife Stadium of the Jets.