Antonio Brown Files Grievances, Seeking More Than 40 Million From Former NFL Teams
Former NFL’er, Antonio Brown 31, is looking to recover more than $40 million in guarantees from his former teams. On Sunday (Oct. 6th), the NFLPA filed a grievance on behalf of Brown against the Oakland Raiders and New England Patriots.
Brown’s long-awaited grievances against the Oakland Raiders and New England Patriots have been filed on his behalf by the NFL Players Association.
According to reports, Brown seeks $30 million from the Raiders, including guarantees from 2019 and 2020 totaling $29 million, along with a $1 million signing bonus, $860,294 for a week of salary and $215,000 in fines.
In addition, his grievance seeks a $9 million signing bonus from the Patriots, along with $1 million in base salary and $64,062 for a Week 1 check.
Less than two weeks after signing Brown onto a new roster, New England cut the talented receiver from their roster after alleged reports of several accusations of sexual harassment from former works who encountered with the NFL star.
His former trainer, Britney Taylor filed the allegations on Sept. 10 in the Southern District of Florida that includes two alleged incidents in June 2017.
Just a week after, another woman came forward with claims against Brown who hired her to paint a mural on a wall of his Pittsburgh-area home in 2017. While at Brown’s residents, the woman alleges the receiver sexually harassed her as she painted his mural. She tells Sports Illustrated Brown flashed his genitals while having a conversation,
“He was flirty with me but I paid him no mind because I was there on business, plus, I had already seen him with multiple girls in the short time I was with him. I was about 40% done on the second day, and I’m on my knees painting the bottom, and he walks up to me butt-ass naked, with a hand cloth covering his [penis] and starts having a conversation with me.”
Since his accuser came forward last month, more issues for Brown have pour in as Nike immediately announced the release from his deal according to a spokesperson for Nike.
“Antonio Brown is not a Nike athlete.”
As Brown looks to move his life in a new direction, the troubled athlete posted a list of four classes that are offered online, revealing his plans to reenroll at Central Michigan in September.
Courses include: Introduction to Management, Technical Writing, Death and Dying (a religion course) and Racism and Equality (a sociology course).
Brown played football at CMU for three seasons (2007-09). Ironically, the former NFL star reportedly met his first accuser Taylor, during his tenor at the university. He was eventually drafted by the Steelers in the sixth round in the 2010 draft.
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