Tampa Bay Buccaneers Formally Release Antonio Brown From The Team

Roommate Antonio Brown has been officially released from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers following an incident on Jan. 2 when he left the assault field during the Buccaneers’ game against the New York Jets, according to CNN.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers released a statement about the decision and confirmed they are aware of Antonio Brown’s ankle injury:

“The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have terminated Antonio Brown’s contract, effective immediately. Although Antonio received ankle treatment and was on the injury report the week before last Sunday’s game, he was cleared to play by our medical team prior to the start of the game and at no time during the game was he. did not tell our medical staff that he could not play.

The statement continued, adding: “We attempted, on several occasions during this week, to schedule an evaluation by an external orthopedic specialist, but Antonio did not comply. Maintaining the health and well-being of our players is of the utmost importance to our organization. “

As we previously reported, Antonio Brown released a statement through his attorney Sean Burstyn and said: “Due to my commitment to the game, I gave in to direct pressure from my coach to play. hurt. Despite the pain, I adjusted, the staff injected me with what I now know to be a strong and sometimes dangerous pain reliever that the NFLPA warned against using, and gave it their all for the team. I played until it was clear that I couldn’t use my ankle to safely take on my playing responsibilities. On top of that, the pain was extreme.

Later in his statement, he explained that he had had an MRI earlier this week. He continued, “What they didn’t know until now was that on Monday morning I had an urgent MRI on my ankle. It shows broken bone fragments stuck in my ankle, ligament torn from the bone, and loss of cartilage, which are more than painful. You can see the bulging bone from the outside. But it must and can be fixed. The MRI has been read by two of New York’s top orthopedic surgeons.

In his statement, Antonio Brown also made it clear that he has not left the team, but has been sent off. “Being sidelined with a painful injury was bad enough,” he said. “Then came their ‘turn’. The coach denied on national television that he knew about my ankle. It is 100 percent incorrect.

Want updates straight to your text inbox? Call us at 917-722-8057 or click here to join!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *