The tumultuous, troubled story of Bucs extensive receiver Antonio Brown continues.
Matt Baker of the Tampa Bay Instances reported on Friday that Brown is going through a brand new civil swimsuit introduced by a shifting firm driver from an incident that occurred in 2020. The swimsuit was filed in Broward County on Wednesday and is a part of a prison case that was resolved beforehand.
Bucs WR Antonio Brown – Picture by: USA Immediately
In his report Baker wrote, “The motive force, Anton Tumanov, moved Brown’s belongings from California to Hollywood, Fla. final yr. When Tumanov arrived, he was “met with resistance and violence,” in keeping with the lawsuit. Brown and his coach, Glenn Holt, then attacked Tumanov’s car and broke the important thing.
“Brown and Holt “proceeded to verbally and bodily assault (Tumanov), inflicting extreme private accidents.” The motive force “continues to endure extreme bodily accidents, pecuniary losses, and psychological anguish” from the incident, in keeping with the swimsuit.”
The previous Steelers standout isn’t anticipated to face any self-discipline over the brand new lawsuit because the prison facets of the case have been dealt with. The NFL suspended Brown for the primary eight video games of final season for quite a few violations of the league’s participant conduct coverage, together with the one which spurred the most recent lawsuit.
Brown, who signed with the Bucs final October, recorded 45 receptions for 483 yards and 4 touchdowns within the common season, and had eight extra catches with two touchdowns within the playoffs, one rating coming within the Bucs 31-9 win over the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs within the Tremendous Bowl.
The Buccaneers re-signed Brown final month to a brand new one-year contract value as much as $6.25. million with $3.1 million assured.
Over his 11-year profession the proficient receiver has recorded 886 receptions for 11,746 yards and 79 touchdowns as a receiver. Brown spent his first 9 seasons with Pittsburgh earlier than being traded to the Raiders in 2019. He additionally performed in a single sport with Tom Brady and New England that yr.