Antonio Brown declares bankruptcy at the age of 35 – La Opinion

Antonio Brown declares bankruptcy at the age of 35 – La Opinion


Anthony Brownchampion receiver in the Super Bowl LV with the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneersdeclared bankruptcy this Monday at the age of 35.

Brown, who in 2019 signed a $50 million contract with the Raidersa team from which he was fired before making his debut, and in 2021 he agreed with the Buccanners in exchange for $6.5 million, his team announced. bankruptcy through CTESPN Network, his social media channel.

The last image of the receiver in the NFL was recorded in the game of week 17 of the 2021 season.

After a disagreement with Bruce Arians, then coach of the Bucs, Brown stripped off his uniform, threw his jersey and gloves into the stands and left the field. in the middle of a game in which Tampa Bay defeated the New York Jets.

Indiscipline cost him the dismissal of the team he joined for the 2020 campaign at the request of ‘quarterback’ Tom Brady, alongside whom he was champion in Super Bowl LV.

Throughout 12 years in the NFL, the career of the Miami, Florida native was dotted with scandals.

The former star of the Central Michigan Chippewas, of college football, arrived in the league selected in the sixth round of the 2010 Draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers, team in which he became one of the best receivers in the NFL.

He left the Steelers in 2018 due to constant indiscipline. He arrived late to practices, meetings and argued constantly with colleagues.especially with star Ben Roethlisberger, something that coach Mike Tomlin let go until the situation became unsustainable.

In 2019 he was sent to the Raiders, a franchise that gave him a contract for $50 million, but one day before the start of the season He was fired for a fight with general manager Mike Mayock.

That season he played a game with the Patriots, that he was fired after being accused by a woman of sexual harassment.

His last years in the NFL were in 2020 and 2021 with the Bucs, but even away from the field he maintained his collection of problems.

In 2022, he faced domestic violence charges and an arrest warrant for failing to pay child support.

That same year, a video caused controversy on social networks in which Brown, on vacation in Dubai, was recorded showing his butt and penis to a woman in a hotel pool.

For his numbers in the NFL, Brown has a chance of being in the voting to enter the Hall of Fame in 2027a last impulse that he could capitalize on to somewhat recover his recent bankruptcy.

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