Antonio Brown says he is unsure if he wants to play in NFL again
Antonio Brown will likely be facing a lengthy suspension when the NFL finally completes its investigation into his off-field behavior, but the star wide receiver says he has not decided if he wants to continue playing football, anyway.
Brown has gone back and forth on social media between apologizing for his antics and unloading on the NFL. He was asked in an interview on 93.7 The Fan Thursday morning if he wants to sign with a team and return to playing. Brown was non-committal.
Is @AB84 trying to get back into the NFL? His answer to us: "I don't know, man. I don't know what I want to do. I'm taking it one day at a time."
— The Fan Morning Show (@FanMorningShow) February 6, 2020
Brown was charged with burglary with battery after he and his trainer, Glenn Holt, allegedly attacked a moving truck driver last month. He was ordered by a judge to undergo a mental health evaluation. Brown was asked about his mental health on Thursday, and he said he is “pretty good” and spoke about the importance of having support.
"Mental health is really important. People need to support." – Antonio Brown
— RADIO.COM Sports (@RDCSports) February 6, 2020
Brown also apologized for being a distraction to the Pittsburgh Steelers organization, but he made it clear that there is no love lost between him and JuJu Smith-Schuster. He claimed to have “nothing against” Smith-Schuster while also taking another shot at his former teammate.
“I have nothing against JuJu Smith-Schuster. Why would I? I am who he wants to be. I’m in a position when he’s describing to be.(He’s) running around with 500 yds and everyone thinks he’s the world. Steelers didn’t make the playoffs. That is a problem.” AB to the @FanMorningShow
— Mark Kaboly (@MarkKaboly) February 6, 2020
The NFL is still investigating Brown over numerous incidents, the most notable of which are sexual misconduct allegations from two different women. Brown was released by the New England Patriots after he sent text messages to the second woman. In the time since, he has posted a video on Instagram live that showed him berating police officers and cursing in front of his children. He also had the arrest from the moving truck driver incident, so the NFL’s investigation is getting wider by the day.