Tampa Bay Buccaneers star wide receiver Antonio Brown joined teammate Mike Edwards in coming off the NFL’s suspended list Monday.
Remember, Brown was suspended three games by the league for allegedly providing a fake COVID-19 vaccine card during the preseason. All said, the seven-time Pro Bowler has not played since Week 6 due to both injuries and the aforementioned suspension.
Set to return to the Buccaneers for their Week 16 outing against the Carolina Panthers, Brown decided to take to Twitter and send out a series of weird messages to his followers. It’s just the continuation of the embattled pass-catcher acting in an odd fashion on the social media platform.
Brown then opted to take on Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk after the latter made a crack about his fake vaccination card.
That’s a pretty interesting way to announce your presence after returning from suspension.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers need Antonio Brown
The backdrop here is the defending champions losing star wide receiver Chris Godwin for the remainder of the season to a torn ACL. Fellow pass-catcher Mike Evans could also miss some time with a hamstring injury.
Tampa Bay is coming off an ugly 9-0 loss to the New Orleans Saints Sunday night. Tom Brady has struggled big time with turnovers over the past several weeks. As one of the most-talented remaining skill-position players on the Buccaneers, Antonio Brown is going to be a major cog moving forward.
Of course, that’s dependent on him keeping it cool off the field following multiple incidents when he was a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers, then-Oakland Raiders and New England Patriots.
Brown, 33, has caught 29 passes for 418 yards and four touchdowns in five games this season