It has now been greater than 15 months since Antonio Brown final performed in an NFL sport, and through his time away from soccer it appears that evidently Brown has discovered a brand new favourite pastime, and that pastime is bashing Tom Brady.
The two was shut — Brown even lived with Brady at one level — however now, the friendship is formally over and Brown revealed the explanation why throughout a latest interview on the “Million Dollaz Worth of Game” podcast.
According to Brown, issues with Brady began to collapse after the Buccaneers received Super Bowl LV over the Chiefs in February 2021. Brown’s contract expired after Tampa Bay’s Super Bowl-winning season, and apparently that is the place the drama began. While Brown was negotiating with the Bucs, he claims that Brady referred to as his agent and “cursed” him out.
“After we get the ring in , the following yr, I’m the final man that signed,” Brown stated. “My agent, Ed Wasielewski, is getting referred to as, cursed out by Tom Brady over ‘Why is he pushing again for the contract for scraps?’ Imagine for those who heard that, the identical man that introduced you in to win a hoop, the identical agent he instructed you to hook up with to get the deal, is now telling me, the man’s calling him … cursing him out about scraps of a contract.”
After practically two months of drama, Brown ended up signing a one-year deal with the crew in late April 2021. Brown possible was holding out for more cash, however in the long run, his deal solely ended up being value $3.1 million. The Buccaneers had a busy offseason in 2021 as additionally they needed to work out new contracts for gamers like Shaquil Barrett, Rob Gronkowski and Ndamukong Suh.
“I give everybody their props from a crew standpoint, so far as the crew, however you recognize, all of us received our personal agendas within the midst of the crew,” Brown stated. “So if you’re an older participant, you getting offers like that … My agent’s telling me already earlier than the season that this man — who [Brady] hooked me up with — is asking him, cussing him out concerning the contract.”
Of course, it is unimaginable to know if this really occurred. Since storming off the sphere in his remaining NFL sport, Brown has had nothing however unfavorable issues to say about Brady. In January 2022, he publicly questioned his friendship with Brady. One month later, he threw Brady below the bus in a rant the place he mainly blamed the QB for an ankle harm that he had suffered. In August 2022, Brown accused Brady of getting particular therapy after the QB took a while away from coaching camp to be together with his household.
These two might need been associates at one level, nevertheless it seems like Brown has now burned each bridge within the relationship.
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