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Antonio Brown wasn't happy with Bruce Arians calling him a diva

Frank Schwab
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Since creating a ton of controversy in Week 17, Antonio Brown’s preferred communication has been sending vague and sometimes eye-rolling tweets. There was nothing subtle about his message Wednesday to new Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians.

Arians, the former offensive coordinator of the Pittsburgh Steelers with Brown, called Brown a “diva.” That came after Brown skipped practices and meetings before the Steelers’ regular-season finale and was benched for the game.

Brown had a response.

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown wasn't happy with Bruce Arians calling him a diva. (AP)
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown wasn’t happy with Bruce Arians calling him a diva. (AP)

Antonio Brown not too happy with Bruce Arians

Not that there was much doubt, but we can probably cross the Buccaneers off of Brown’s potential 2019 teams after his latest tweet. Brown also took a swipe at Broncos receiver Emmanuel Sanders, the former Steeler who took a shot at him.

And you didn’t think Sanders would let that pass without a response, right?

Brown followed up his tweet by teasing a “big interview,” which he has done a few other times. Reports have said he has not returned owner Art Rooney II or coach Mike Tomlin’s calls.

Where will Brown be next season?

In 2018, the Le’Veon Bell drama with the Steelers gave us a soap opera. The Brown issue might be an even more interesting sequel.

Rooney said he can’t envision Brown being with the team by training camp, though he left himself a lot of outs and acknowledged there’s still a lot of time for a decision to be made. The salary-cap ramifications of a trade have been discussed at length. Brown will be 31 next season, and teams will have to also weigh all that comes with having Brown on their team, the good and the bad.

It all makes for good drama. Even better if Brown keeps tweeting.

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Frank Schwab is a writer for Yahoo Sports. Have a tip? Email him at shutdown.corner@yahoo.com or follow him on Twitter!

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