Antonio Brown is no longer a member of the New England Patriots and declared that he is done with the NFL in a tweetstorm on Sunday morning. But it seems that the NFL might not quite be done with him.
There have been rumors that several teams would be interested in signing Brown pending his legal situation. And now, one of the best receivers in the NFL history, Terrell Owens, is expressing an interest in talking with him amid his recent issues on and off the field.
"I would love to talk to (Antonio Brown) personally," Owens said recently, per Jennifer Lee Chan of NBC Sports Bay Area. "We all go through life and we are going to make mistakes. They are going to be things that we look back upon. I am sure he will get to that point in his life but he has to do what's best for himself. I understand to a degree what he's doing and what's going on with him."
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Owens, of course, had numerous run-ins with his coaches and the media over the course of his NFL career. His flamboyant personality and propensity for showboating did get him an excess of media attention, so from that perspective, he understands Brown.
Owens would go on to say that anything he shares with Brown would be "private" and that he viewed Brown as innocent until proven guilty.
"If I share anything with Antonio it will be in private," Owens said. "Antonio is a good friend of mine it is unfortunate what is going on. I will say the guy is innocent until proven guilty just even with everything that has transpired with him."
We'll see if anything comes out of Owens' attempts to connect with Brown. Either way, Brown is no longer with the Patriots after his antics and it remains to be seen if another NFL team will actually be willing to take a chance on him.
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Terrell Owens 'would love to talk to (Antonio Brown) personally' originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston