Antonio Tavaris Brown Sr. is a football wide receiver of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League (NFL). Before entering into his professional career, he played college football at Central Michigan University, earning All-American honors in 2008 and 2009 as a punt returner.
He was picked by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the sixth round with the 195th overall pick. Out of the 27 wide receivers selected in the draft, he was the 22nd and the second by the Pittsburgh Steelers behind Emmanuel Sanders. During his first season with the Steelers, the team progressed to Super Bowl XLV but lost against the Green Bay Packers.
Brown finished his first rookie season with 16 receptions for 167 yards in ten games. He became the first player in NFL history to have more than 1,000 yards receiving and returning in the same year, during his second NFL career.
Looking at his efforts, he was picked as a punt returner for the 2012 Pro Bowl. He created a new record in 2013 by becoming the only receiver in NFL history to record five receptions and at least 50 yards in every single game of an NFL season.
Later-on, Brown was traded to the Oakland Raiders in 2019. Oakland Raiders made him the highest-paid receiver in the league. But he played for a short time in Oakland Raiders and had some off-field incidents one of them includes a confrontation with general manager Mike Mayock. After Oakland Raiders released Brown, he signed with the New England Patriots. On October 24, 2020, Brown signed a one-year contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
During his time at NFL, he was investigating sexual assault allegations made against him.
Antonio Brown’s Net Worth is estimated at $20 Million
According to sources, Antonio Brown, the Buccaneers wide receiver has a net worth of $20 million.
He signed a 3-year contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers of $1.28 million with a signing bonus of $73,075. In 2019 he signed a one-year contract with New England Patriots, which worth $15 million with a signing bonus of $9 million.
In 2020 he signed a one-year contract with Tampa Bay Buccaneers, which includes $1 million base salary with active game bonuses and also $1.5 million in performance incentives.
According to reports, he has a total of $71 million worth of NFL contracts.
Antonio Brown will not play against Green Bay Packers
The coach Bruce Arians announced on Friday that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Antonio Brown would not be playing for Sunday’s NFC Championship Game at the Green Bay Packers.
Arians said: “I just talked to him this morning, and to put him on the plane and fly up there and have it swell more doesn’t make any sense,”
“He wasn’t as close as we’d hoped, so we’ll get him ready for the next one.”
At the divisional playoff game at the New Orleans Saints, he suffered a knee injury and played only 27 snaps, he did not practice this week.
Brady said, “It obviously sucks for Antonio. We wish he could be out there with us,” He added; “Other guys are gonna have to step up and do the job. I’ve got a lot of confidence in the guys that haven’t been out there as much when AB’s been in there.”
The rookie Tyler Johnson and Scotty Miller would step up in place of Brown, Arians says.
Against New Orleans, Johnson had only one catch for a 29 yard and made a key third-down catch for 15 yards against the Saints.
Arians said, “I think if you just look to last week, when Scotty and Tyler made those huge plays in the fourth quarter, the amount of trust that the coaches and Tom have in those guys just because they’ve earned it. Their performances have earned it,” He continued; “Antonio will be missed, but we’ve got capable people stepping in.”
The NFL player’s Early life
Antonio Brown was born on the 10th of July in the year in the year 1988, in Miami, Florida. His father Eddie Brown is a retired Arena Football League star. Brown went to Miami Norland High School where he played both football and track & field. He played punt returner, wide receiver, quarterback, and running back in football for the Vikings.
Brown’s Married life
Brown has four sons and a daughter. He shares three sons with Chelsie Kyriss and other two children with two other women.