Antonio Brown suspended for 8 games for violating league's personal conduct policy

Tanya Simon
July 31, 2020

"Brown, who played one game in the 2019 season for the New England Patriots before being released, is an unrestricted free agent and may sign with any team".

Antonio Brown's saga in the National Football League has been an interesting one that came to a screeching halt back in September of 2019 as numerous allegations surfaced.

The half-a-season ban will begin as soon as Brown signs on with a new team. the league announced. Brown was also arrested in January following an incident with a delivery driver. Brown was charged with battery and burglary.

NFL Media reported the league continues to investigate a separate sexual assault allegation. "He would be eligible to return after the team's eighth game", the National Football League said.

It was already considered a longshot that the Seahawks would sign Brown, but rumors persisted, in large part because Russell Wilson would advocate for it.

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From 2011 to 2018, Brown was one of the best receivers in football.

Brown was picked up by the Patriots, where he lasted one game before he was cut after being accused of sexual misconduct.

Despite that, Brown has draw interest from Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson.

Should a team sign Brown, the wideout would be eligible to take part in preseason activities. Brown's suspension would take effect as of the final roster reduction on September 5.

Gordon was indefinitely suspended by the NFL last December for violations of the league's policies on performance-enhancing drugs and substances of abuse. The infraction is officially designated as a violation of the league's personal conduct policy.

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