The problem is out of Brown's control. November 19, 2020 9:50 am. Head coach Bruce Arians ended any speculation the team would sign Antonio Brown, saying Brown was … 74.9 passer rating Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians had his first media availability on Thursday since word emerged of an October 15 incident involving receiver Antonio Brown. He was always intending on signing with the Buccaneers. And the statement didn’t say that the Buccaneers “were aware” of the incident upon signing Brown. Whether the team did or didn’t know about the October 15 incident before signing Brown becomes an important distinction, given that the NFL (according to the NFL’s in-house media operation) didn’t know about the October 15 incident. We in Tampa just got finished last year finally when a bad news conduct story that lasted for five years. December 9, 2020 4:07 pm. Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians has been impressed with the way Antonio Brown has looked on and off the field ever since he signed with the team last month. I can’t blame Bruce. Tom Brady with TIME, finds the rookie Tyler Johnson. Bruce Arians has apparently changed his tune on Antonio Brown. Officials erred by giving Washington extra time for field goal before halftime, NFL Playoff Picture: AFC & NFC standings after Week 14, Brian Flores: If Eric Bieniemy is not a head coach soon, something’s wrong, Sunday Night Football: Stefon Diggs goes for 130, Bills defeat Steelers 26-15, didn’t know about the October 15 incident. It would be great if we all could be done talking about this nonsense. Yet if you look at the numbers for Brady and the offense prior to Brown’s unnecessary arrival this season and compare them to the three games with Brown, the comparison is quite staggering. Bruce Arians on Antonio Brown: “We’re kind of excited about it” The Buccaneers won’t have receiver Antonio Brown at practice until Wednesday, and he won’t play until Sunday night. Going with three deep passes, starting with Tom Brady dropping it in a bucket to Scotty Miller in the back of the end zone pic.twitter.com/lbRP2JxYG3, — Steve Palazzolo (@PFF_Steve) October 27, 2020. Go figure. If the team didn’t know, it’s fair to ask whether before signing Brown they asked if there are any other incidents they don’t know about. 76-for-125, 60.8% Bruce Arians raves about Antonio Brown after first Bucs workout By Dan Mennella. Future Hall of Famer Larry Fitzgerald will miss Sunday’s game due to a positive test. Barely a week in and already a distraction.. Bruce shouldn’t be annoyed at the questions. Arians had little desire in talking to the media about the incident, however. There’s been enough statements about it.”. Tom Brady, prior to Antonio Brown’s 2020 debut Share this article 528 shares share tweet text email link Luke Easterling. 5 TDs, 5 INTs Antonio Brown had a prominent role in his debut with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this past Sunday, receiving 39 snaps. ©2020 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. Get ready Bruce. ———————– The Bucs instead ran a number of plays designed solely for Brown, in the form of quick passes to the outside, or failed running plays, or designs where Brown is really the only option for Brady. Not good of you Bucs. The infamous wide receiver, Antonio Brown, seems to have turned over a new leaf, since joining the Buccaneers, on Week 9. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. They know that. Months later, the Buccaneers shocked the NFL by … You signed him buddy. 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