Free-agent NFL huge receiver Antonio Brown faces an arrest order on a misdemeanor cost of battery stemming from an incident that occurred on Nov. 28, in keeping with a Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office (Fla.) document.
Brown was additionally named in a civil lawsuit final 12 months, referring to a January 2020 incident with a moving-truck driver that led to felony costs in opposition to Brown. The case went to trial in October and Brown was ordered to pay $1.2 million to the motive force.
The NFL suspended Brown for eight video games in 2020 for a number of violations of the personal-conduct coverage, together with the January 2020 incident. He additionally settled a lawsuit final 12 months with a former coach who accused him of sexual assault.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers released Brown last season on Jan. 6 after he abruptly left the sector through the workforce’s contest in opposition to the Jets. Late within the third quarter of that recreation, Brown eliminated his jersey and shoulder pads earlier than working shirtless off the sector. Brown has since remained a free agent.
Brown, 34, had 42 catches final season for Tampa Bay, going for 545 yards and 4 touchdowns. It was his twelfth NFL season and his second with the Bucs following a nine-year tenure in Pittsburgh and a quick stint in New England.
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