‘He’s No Longer a Buc’: Buccaneers HC Bruce Arians Declares Antonio Brown’s Future

Published 01/03/2022, 9:07 AM EST


Antonio Brown made a bizarre exit from the MetLife Stadium during the Week 17 matchup of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. His exit was so hilarious that people on social media couldn’t hold on to themselves but create a joke out of it. It was an eventful game for the Buccaneers, but most certainly, it was for the wide receiver.

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During the post-game conference, the head coach Bruce Arians and quarterback Tom Brady mentioned Antonio Brown bailing. But there were no specifics revealed as to why did the receiver leave. However, later, it was found that Antonio Brown refused to enter the game late in the third quarter after he was benched by coach Arians. Following his refusal, the coach told the receiver to leave.

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At that time, the Bucs were trailing the Jets by 14 points. The Buccaneers saw a slow start to the game. Since the Jets were leading the Buccaneers by 10-24 later in the third quarter of the game. This intimidating situation might have sparked a subject of dissent between the receiver and the coach, which led to the most bizarre outbreaks of the season.

A bizarre moment by Antonio Brown called for necessary measures

Antonio Brown was seen taking off his jersey, his undershirt, and his gloves. He then threw them towards the stands. And then freakishly marched out of the stadium bare-chested as if there was no tomorrow. However, the Bucs did not give up. Tom Brady took the matter into his own hands and led the Bucs to a 24-28 win.

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When reporters asked Bruce about Antonio Brown during the post-game press conference, the coach replied“He is no longer a Buc. That’s the end of the story. Now let’s talk about the guys that went out there and won the game.” Arians seemed to have had enough of the veteran receiver. Since he is tired of sparing him every time, he makes a wrong move.

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Antonio has had an eventful three years in the NFL. The wideout has been involved in a series of controversies, and he does not seem to back out from his mischiefs. He has recently returned from a three-game suspension for misrepresenting his vaccination status. But now, this was the last time Brown was seen playing for the Bucs.

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Sauvik Banerjee

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Sauvik Banerjee is currently an NFL writer at EssentiallySports. After completing his Bachelor’s degree in English and Economics from Lucknow University, Sauvik combined his love for NFL and passion for writing to work for team ES. Sauvik has functioned as a content marketing intern at Kyari Innovations and had a brief stint with Knocksense Lucknow.

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