Nearly three months after Antonio Brown’s controversial exit from the Buccaneers, which included a dispute in regards to the standing of his ankle, he has but to endure surgical procedure.
The 33-year-old broad receiver told TMZ he’s ready to get his ankle repaired till he indicators with a brand new NFL workforce.
“I need to get my ankle fixed, but I just want to make sure I’ve got an obligation or a commitment from a team,” Brown stated. “It’s a lot for a guy to go through surgery without an idea of where you’re gonna work or who you’re gonna work for. I think as a player, I understand that I can do all the things in my physical life and move and function normally.”
Brown infamously jogged off the sphere mid-game towards the Jets at MetLife Stadium on Jan. 2, going shirtless and throwing his gloves into the gang. The Buccaneers claimed Brown wouldn’t take the sphere when requested, and there was hypothesis that Brown was upset about not being in place to hit contract incentives. Brown stated his ankle was too injured to play.
Brown, who has since change into president of Kanye West’s Donda Sports company, says he would “love” to maintain taking part in, however doesn’t anticipate a reunion with Tom Brady, who earlier this month introduced his return after a 40-day retirement.
“I don’t think that’s a possibility with how things was handled, how I was handled in regards to the injury,” Brown advised TMZ.
One of the individuals Brown had points with, Bruce Arians, is now not the Bucs’ head coach as he stepped apart Wednesday for a entrance workplace function. Ex-Jets coach Todd Bowles, who was Tampa Bay’s defensive coordinator, was named the Bucs’ new coach.