Free-agent broad receiver Antonio Brown has got an eight-sport suspension with out pay for a total lot of violations of the NFL’s within most habits policy, the league introduced Friday.
Brown had been the topic of an NFL investigation following an accusation of sexual misconduct at his home by an artist who became working there in 2017. He additionally pleaded no contest in June to a felony burglary with battery mark and two lesser misdemeanor charges related to a January incident with a nice looking truck firm open air his home in Hollywood, Florida.
In saying the suspension, the NFL acknowledged that Brown became directed to proceed counseling and treatment. The league additionally acknowledged that any additional violations would seemingly result in harsher self-discipline.
A separate NFL investigation into Brown stemming from a lawsuit filed by his faded coach alleging that she became sexually assaulted by the broad receiver is mute ongoing. Brown has acknowledged his sexual relationship with the coach became consensual. Brown met with the NFL in November as section of the investigation.
Brown can also receive extra games following the conclusion of that investigation, a supply steered ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler.
Brown, 32, final conducted for the Unique England Patriots in September 2019. The Patriots launched him one week later, and he hasn’t been signed by a team since.
If Brown signs with a team sooner than the peculiar season, he would be allowed to participate in preseason activities. The suspension would take carry out after the final roster good purchase Sept. 5, and he would be eligible to come after the team performs eight games.