The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have officially cut ties with Antonio Brown.
The talented but troubled NFL receiver stormed off the field this past Sunday during a win over the Jets, and it appeared to be the final nail in his NFL career. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)
Video of Antonio Brown leaving the field after taking off his jersey and shirt and throw it into the stands. pic.twitter.com/1hwNYei5Fq
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Despite not initially releasing AB, the team announced Thursday that he has been cut loose “effective immediately.”
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The decision comes after Brown released a lengthy statement Wednesday night claiming he had a serious ankle injury, and that’s why he didn’t go in the game. As noted by the Bucs, Brown didn’t appear interested in cooperating with the team.
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He also shared screenshots Thursday prior to his release that appeared to show he informed Arians about his ankle a couple days before the game. You can see the