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What happened to Antonio Brown? Why is Antonio Brown in the news?

Antonio Brown sacked from Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Antonio Brown sacked from Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Antonio Tavaris Brown Sr. is a wide receiver in the National Football League.

He is a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League (NFL). Brown grew up in Liberty City, Miami.

He played football and basketball in high school at Miami Norland High School. When he was in college, he was an All-American punt returner for Central Michigan University in 2008 and 2009.

The Pittsburgh Steelers selected Brown in the sixth round. From his debut season in 2010 through the end of his career, he has more catches than any other player in the league. During his first season with the Steelers, they progressed to Super Bowl XLV but were defeated by the Green Bay Packers.

In ten games as a rookie, he ended with 16 receptions for 167 yards.

During his second season, he became the first player in NFL history to have more than 1,000 yards receiving and returning in the same year. Brown’s outstanding performance earned him a spot in the 2012 Pro Bowl as a punt returner.

What happened to Antonio Brown? Why is Antonio Brown in the news?

However, Antonio Brown, who now plays for the “Bucaneers” appears to have retired in the middle of his recent game, as he was spotted on the sideline taking off his jersey and walking away from the squad.

According to CBS, Brown seemed to be unhappy on the sideline and began to remove his shirt and pads while teammates begged with him to stay.

A shirtless Brown was spotted raising a peace sign and flinging his undershirt into the fans as he made his way inside the stadium’s tunnel.

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