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In cryptic tweet, Antonio Brown appears to retire from NFL

Sep. 22, 2019 1:21 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Antonio Brown says he is finished with the NFL. In a Twitter rant on the morning his most recent team was getting ready to play without him, the former New England Patriots receiver says, "Will not be playing in the NFL anymore." He went on to take shots at other people in football...

Antonio Brown cut by Patriots amid sexual misconduct claims

Sep. 20, 2019 10:52 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Antonio Brown was released by the New England Patriots on Friday after a second woman accused him of sexual misconduct — the third team in seven months to tire of the off-field behavior that has overshadowed his accomplishments as one of the NFL's most prolific receivers for...

Is Antonio Brown's NFL career over? Likely for 2019 at least

Sep. 20, 2019 7:39 PM EDT

So many factors went into Antonio Brown's release by the Patriots on Friday. It would be stunning if he draws interest from any other teams as the league's investigation continues. His time in the NFL might be over. As much as Brown's stellar career has been overshadowed and besmirched by his recent behavior as a...

Pats' Brown not distracted by sexual assault accusations

Sep. 19, 2019 5:54 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Patriots receiver Antonio Brown declined to answer questions about allegations of sexual assault and rape against him and says he's keeping his focus on football. Brown answered only four questions at his locker on Thursday in an interview that lasted just over a minute. It was his...

Rare trade aside, ailing Jets still heavy underdog to Pats

Sep. 19, 2019 5:38 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — When the New York Jets called New England earlier this month to inquire about trading for wide receiver Demaryius Thomas, it was a long shot considering Bill Belichick hadn't once traded during his Patriots coaching tenure with the team he infamously resigned from after one day as...

Jets-Patriots Preview Capsule

Sep. 19, 2019 1:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK JETS (0-2) at NEW ENGLAND (2-0) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE — Patriots by 18 RECORD VS. SPREAD — New York 0-2, New England 2-0 SERIES RECORD — Patriots lead 65-54-1 LAST MEETING — Patriots beat Jets 38-3, Dec. 30, 2018 LAST WEEK — Jets lost to Browns 23-3;...

Patriots place tackle Isaiah Wynn on injured reserve

Sep. 17, 2019 6:40 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots have placed left tackle Isaiah Wynn on injured reserve, marking the latest blow to an already injury-riddled offensive line. Wynn suffered a foot injury in the first quarter of New England's 43-0 win at Miami on Sunday and did not return to the game. The Patriots...

Patriots are nearly unanimous No. 1 in AP Pro32 poll

Sep. 17, 2019 6:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New England Patriots are one of nine 2-0 teams in the NFL. Sunday looks like a favorable matchup, too. The Patriots have maintained their dominating position at the top of the AP Pro32 poll by rolling over their first two opponents by a combined 76-3. Next up is the winless New York...

Brown's status in question after strong debut with Pats

Sep. 16, 2019 8:38 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Antonio Brown had a stellar debut with the New England Patriots. Whether he will have an opportunity for a repeat performance this week will be up to the NFL. Brown led the Patriots with four catches for 56 yards and a touchdown during New England's 43-0 win over of the Miami...

Brown's status again in limbo this week amid allegations

Sep. 16, 2019 6:26 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots receiver Antonio Brown's availability is again in limbo this week with the NFL preparing to meet with the former trainer that has filed a civil lawsuit accusing the star receiver of rape and sexual assault. On Monday, the NFL declined to comment on the...